Northampton County News
Tools for an Effective Volunteer Program, Managing Volunteers
May 4, 2015How can your organization benefit from volunteers? Does your organization have trouble finding volunteers? Do you wonder how to engage younger volunteers?
Registration Open for the 2015 North American Manure Expo: “Manure Than You Can Handle”
May 4, 2015The North American Manure Expo is returning to Pennsylvania and promises to provide “Manure than you can Handle.”
Safely Dispose of Products at HHW Events
April 28, 2015The safe disposal of chemical products is an important practice for both applicators and consumers.
Penn State Extension News
Tractor safety program reaches milestone in Pennsylvania
April 29, 2015A program designed to reduce tractor-related farm injuries and deaths by helping farmers pay for the installation of rollover protective structures, or ROPS, recently reached a milestone in Pennsylvania. Administered by Penn State Extension, the ROPS Retrofit Program for Pennsylvania Farmers funded the installation of the 100th ROPS since the initiative began in 2011.
Bull named head of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology at Penn State
April 24, 2015Carolee Bull will become head of the Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences, effective Sept. 1. Bull currently is a research plant pathologist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service at its Crop Improvement and Protection Research Station in Salinas, California.
Dairy foods resources available on website; dairy plant directory offered
April 15, 2015Penn State Extension is offering two important resources related to dairy products.
Upcoming Regional Events
Pesticide Applicator Exam
When: May 7, 2015Where: Stroudsburg, PA
Introduction to Organic Vegetable Production - Weed Ecology and Management
When: May 7, 2015Where: Allentown, PA
Retail Farm Market School
Event CanceledWhen: May 7, 2015Where: Stroudsburg, PA
Woody Plant Identification - Flowering Trees
When: May 12, 2015Where: Leesport, PA
Nutrition Links: Shop, Get the Best for Less/Shop for Value, Check the Facts
When: May 12, 2015Where: Tannersville, PA