Northampton County News
North American Expo "Crappiest" Slogan Contest
April 10, 2015The North American Manure Expo event will be in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania on July 14th and 15th. One new promotional twist for the Manure Expo is a T-shirt contest that is just plain fun.
Livable Landscapes - An Open Space Plan for Northampton County
April 7, 2015LVPC in collaboration with Northampton County, is currently working on an open space plan to guide future conservation and outdoor recreation efforts within the county. The focus of the plan will be on environmentally sensitive areas, farmland, trails, outdoor recreation, historic and cultural areas, economic benefits, and the overall quality of life within Northampton County.
Winter Tree Maintenance
February 6, 2015Are trees not top-of-mind during the winter? Maybe they should be. Winter is an ideal time to inspect tree branches for defects, decay, or structural issues without the camouflage of leaves. Wounds, decay cavities, crooked growth, and weak branch unions are problems in the making that can be more easily spotted when the trees are bare.
Penn State Extension News
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.
Land-use webinar to focus on owning, managing natural lands
April 8, 2015Planning for open space and owning and managing natural lands will be the topic of a Web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension.
Upcoming Regional Events
Nutrition Links: MyPlate/Plan: Know What's for Dinner
When: April 29, 2015Where: Tannersville, PA
Better Kid Care: Assessing Your Classroom for Deeper Literacy
When: April 29, 2015Where: Stroudsburg, PA
Introduction to Organic Vegetable Production - Rotation Planning
When: April 30, 2015Where: Allentown, PA
When: May 4, 2015Where: Doylestown, PA
Pesticide Applicator Exam
When: May 7, 2015Where: Stroudsburg, PA