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2013

PACAA Members Recognize Paul Craig for Role as NACAA President
November 24, 2013
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.
Pennsylvania Association of County Agricultural Agents Recognize 2013 Honorary Agent
November 23, 2013
James Hershey was presented with the Honorary County Agent Award during the Pennsylvania Association of County Agricultural Agents annual meeting.
New Officers Sworn in at 2013 Annual PACAA Meeting
November 22, 2013
New officers were sworn in at the Pennsylvania Association of Agricultural Agents annual meeting on November 21.
Distinguished Service Award Given To Pennsylvania Educator
October 30, 2013
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
October 15, 2013
Best Milking Practices Hispanic Education work was displayed at the September Galaxy IV Conference in Pittsburgh with poster by Amber Yutzy and Greg Strait.
Pesticide Use and Safety Among the Anabaptist Communities of Lancaster County, PA
October 13, 2013
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.
Efforts Of Penn State Extension's Marcellus Education Team Highlighted At 2013 Galaxy IV Conference
October 12, 2013
Penn State Extension Educators, David Messersmith and Mark Madden, showed poster of the Marcellus Shale Education Program at September 2013 Galaxy IV Conference.
Craig Williams And Team Showcase Carcass Management Workshop Efforts At Galaxy IV
October 11, 2013
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.
Dairies Utilizing High Stock Density Grazing in the Northeast
October 10, 2013
PACAA member, Mena Hautau, presented information from her dairy program at Galaxy IV Conference in Pittsburgh in September.
Evolution of an Extension Beekeeping Course: Face-to-Face to Asynchrounous Delivery
October 9, 2013
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 a National Finalist for SFE In Livestock Production
October 8, 2013
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
Pennsylvania 4-H In Good Hands With Carol Schurman
October 6, 2013
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.
What Are The Spavins?
October 4, 2013
NACAA President, Paul Craig, instituted the singing of the 'County Agents Song' at all national meetings during his term in office.
Jeff Graybill Receives the NACAA Achievement Award in recognition of excellence in Extension Service and Educational Programs
October 3, 2013
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 Leads Penn State's Green Industry Team to National Finalist in SFE
October 2, 2013
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.
Beekeeping 101 Recognized As One Of Top Entries Into NACAA's Learning Modules Award Category
September 30, 2013
PACAA member, Tom Butzler, was recognized for one of the top entries into NACAA's Learning Modules Award Category with Beekeeping 101.
Beef Home Study Course Recognized At National Meeting
September 29, 2013
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.
Dana Rizzo Recognized for Video Recordings
September 28, 2013
A Public service announcement created by PACAA member was a National Finalist in NACAA's Video Recording Communication Award category
Writing of Melanie Barkley Recognized By NACAA As National Finalist
September 27, 2013
The National Association of County Agricultural Agents Recognized PACAA member, Melanie Barkely, for her writing on animal issues in local papers.
Dana Rizzo Recognized for Program Promotional Piece
September 26, 2013
Dana Rizzo was recognized for being a National Finalist in the Program Promotional Piece at National Association of County Agricultural Annual Meeting last week.
Messersmith's Prezi on 'Natural Gas Pipelines: Understanding the Infrastructure and Impacts' Recognized At National Meeting
September 25, 2013
Dave Messersmith, of Pennsylvania Association of County Agricultural Agents, is 2013 NACAA National Finalist for Computer Generated Graphics.