Montgomery County News
May 15, 2013Session meets DPW and Keystone Stars guidelines and all participants will receive 6 professional development credits. Act 48 Credits will also be available.
May 10, 2013It’s time to plan for the season when gardens everywhere are producing at their peak and there are good bargains at farmers’ markets and roadside stands. What do you do if you get a bounty of fruit and vegetables and you know you can’t use it before it spoils? Don’t worry, you have several options!
April 17, 2013Over 40 new and beginning farmers attended an afternoon workshop on Tractor and Machinery Safety presented by Penn State Extension Educators on April 4th at Blooming Glen Farm in Perkasie, PA.
Penn State Extension News
Webinar to examine effect of shale-gas development on rural roads
May 10, 2013The impact that natural-gas development in deep shale formations has on rural Pennsylvania roads will be the focus of a free, Web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension.
Online beekeeping course receives international recognition
May 9, 2013A Web-based Penn State Extension course designed to help beginning and experienced beekeepers gain the knowledge they need to be successful has been recognized for online excellence. Beekeeping 101 was named an official honoree in the 2013 Webby Awards. The course was one of 11 honorees in the Education category.
Mysterious insect to emerge in parts of Pennsylvania
May 8, 2013One of the world's most mysterious insects is about to invade the skies over wooded areas in eastern Pennsylvania and other states, but an expert in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences says it's not a cause for alarm. Residents of 17 Pennsylvania counties soon will see an emergence of periodical cicadas, commonly but mistakenly called 17-year locusts.