After 36 years of service to Penn State Extension, retired Lehigh County Extension Agent, Bob Leiby, earned the highest award in the National Association of County Agricultural Agents this week at the 2016 AM/PIC in Arkansas.
Erin Frederick received the PACAA Kelly Scholarship in 2015 to help further her education in Community & Economic Development.
38 Members were in attendance at the PACAA Fall Meeting and JCEP Conference held at the Ramada in State College, PA on November 17 & 18, 2015.
An interview conducted with Heather Weeks, the 2014 Kelly Scholarship winner, reveals the benefits of these funds.
Yutzy earns NACAA Distinguished Service Award at the 2015 National Conference & Professional Improvement Conference in South Dakota.
Carutis has received the Achievement Award by the National Association of County Agriculture Agents at the 2015 Annual Meeting and Professional Improvement Conference in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
Amber presents her award-winning Best Milking Practices Demonstration at NACAA Annual Meeting and Professional Improvement Conference in South Dakota.
Carol traveled to the NACAA Annual Meeting to receive National Finalist for her work in 4-H Programming.
Melanie's Fact Sheet on Pasture Renovation was selected as the best in the nation by her peers in the Communications Award Category at the 2015 NACAA Conference.
Tom Butzler worked hard to develop a great column through interactions with his local paper, earning him the highest award available to NACAA's Columnists, the 2015 National Winner in Communications for Personal Columns.
Carol Schurman's set of published photos and captions highlighting her region's 4-H Camp gained the National Finalist title in the Communications Awards category for 'Published Photo & Caption'.
Heather Weeks and Nicole Carutis traveled with participants from 20 different states in a 2-day Animal Science Tour spanning 634 miles across South Dakota.
Wood products, boom lifts, organic produce, and a dinner cruise highlighted this year's PACAA spring meeting.
Tianna Dupont was awarded the opportunity to travel with the SARE Fellows Program to New Mexico. SARE Fellows is a NACAA training opportunity for extension educators to travel and gain broad national exposure to operations that have successfully embraced sustainability.
Gregory Strait earns Distinguished Service Award at 2014 AMPIC in Mobile, AL.
Nominated by her peers for excellence in programming, Chris Yoder Becker earns the 2014 Achievement Award in Mobile, AL
Tim Beck, Heather Weeks, Rob Goodling, Ximena delCampo, Matt Haan, Gary Henip, Logan Horst, Virginia Ishler, Heather Weeks, Rebecca White and Craig Williams honored for their contributions to the 'Know Your Numbers: Technology Enhanced Dairy Cash Flow Planning' Programs; earning National Winner in Search for Excellence in Farm and Ranch Financial Management
Dairy Educators, Amber Yutzy & Greg Strait earn National recognition for their Best Milking Practices - "On Farm" Culturing Program
Weeks hosts a Farm Tour to improve Agricultural Awareness in Pennsylvania's Capital Region earning her a National Finalist Award at the 2014 AMPIC.
Field and Forage Crops Educators, Dwane Miller, Andrew Frankenfield, Mena Hautau, and Eli Snyder awarded National Finalist Award for their Crops Conference Promotional Piece