Montgomery County News
August 26, 2014Join us for this free family event as we kick off our new 4-H year! We will have games, animals, prizes, food, demos and more!
August 15, 2014One of the highlights of the annual Montgomery County 4-H Fair is the celebrity competition that takes place on the last day of the fair.
August 14, 2014Never tried canning? There’s no better time to start.
Penn State Extension News
Long-time extension educators endow animal science scholarship
August 22, 2014Eugene and Carol Schurman, of Clymer, Pennsylvania, have given $50,000 to establish the Eugene and Carol Schurman Trustee Scholarship in the College of Agricultural Sciences. The scholarship will benefit students with demonstrated financial need, with first preference going to animal science majors.
Land-use webinar to explore conservation easements
August 21, 2014Conservation easements and their role in enhancing the landscapes and greenways of Pennsylvania communities will be the topic of a Web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension.
Public urged to be on watch for invasive Asian longhorned beetles
August 15, 2014By spotting, collecting and submitting suspected Asian longhorned beetles to experts, Pennsylvanians can help keep the non-native, invasive wood-boring threat to the state’s trees at bay, according to agriculture officials.
Upcoming Regional Events
Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point Programs for Meat and Poultry Processors (HACCP)
When: September 17-18, 2014Where: West Chester, PA
Managing Volunteers to Build Community Capacity
When: September 17, 2014Where: Allentown, PA
Fall Gardening Series: Planting Bulbs for Spring Bloom
When: September 17, 2014Where: Doylestown, PA
Delaware County Landscape Update
When: September 18, 2014Where: Springfield, PA
OMK College Planning Workshop
When: September 20, 2014Where: Horsham, PA