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.
PACAA held its 2014 Spring Meeting in the Hershey area June 12 and 13.
At the 2013 Fall Annual PACCA Meeting on November 21, members recognized Paul Craig's effort in his leadership role as 2012-2013 NACAA President.
James Hershey was presented with the Honorary County Agent Award during the Pennsylvania Association of County Agricultural Agents annual meeting.
New officers were sworn in at the Pennsylvania Association of Agricultural Agents annual meeting on November 21.
PACAA member, Dwane Miller, received the Distinguished Service Award at the 2013 NACAA AM/PIC meeting in Pittsburgh last week.
Best Milking Practices Hispanic Education work was displayed at the September Galaxy IV Conference in Pittsburgh with poster by Amber Yutzy and Greg Strait.
Penn State's Jeff Graybill, MS, Agronomy Educator and Kay Moyer, RN, Farm Safety Coordinator displayed a poster at the Galaxy IV Conference in Pittsburgh in September detailing his work with Communities of Lancaster County, PA.
Penn State Extension Educators, David Messersmith and Mark Madden, showed poster of the Marcellus Shale Education Program at September 2013 Galaxy IV Conference.
With a series of hands-on workshops to train trainers, webinars, and team assistance to conduct further trainings 5400 people in 13 states were engaged in education on biosecure, environmentally safe mortality management.
PACAA member, Mena Hautau, presented information from her dairy program at Galaxy IV Conference in Pittsburgh in September.
The collaborative effort, Beekeeping 101, between Penn State Extension and Penn State Public Media was highlighted at a poster session during Galaxy IV in Pittsburgh on September 19.
PACAA member, J. Craig Williams, is National Finalist for NACAA's Search For Excellence in Livestock Production on the Mortality Composting Train the Trainer Education Program
Carol Schurman recognized as NACAA member who has developed and carried out an outstanding extension youth development program(s) for 4-H and other youth.
NACAA President, Paul Craig, instituted the singing of the 'County Agents Song' at all national meetings during his term in office.
Jeff Graybill received the NACAA Achievement Award in recognition of excellence in Extension service and educational programs given to educators with less than ten years of service at the National Association of County Agricultural Agents (NACAA) Annual Meeting and Professional Improvement Conference in Pittsburgh, PA.
Ruth Benner was recognized for her effort in leading Penn State's Green Industry Team to a National Finalist standing in Search for Excellence in Landscape Horticulture at the NACAA AM/PIC meeting in Pittsburgh on September 17, 2013.
PACAA member, Tom Butzler, was recognized for one of the top entries into NACAA's Learning Modules Award Category with Beekeeping 101.
Melanie Barkley's Beef Home Study Course was recognized as one of the top Communication Awards in NACAA's Website/Online Content with a National Finalist placing.
A Public service announcement created by PACAA member was a National Finalist in NACAA's Video Recording Communication Award category