Get your holiday shopping done early and support our local 4-H club members!
Poinsettia and the Christmas Cactus are only a few. How to force plants into blooming for the Holidays. We will look at both how the commercial growers do it and how you can force plants in your home.
Penn State Extension in Columbia County is offering hands-on educational classes on nutrition through its Nutrition Links program. The program is designed to help families with low incomes stretch their food dollars and to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to achieve a healthful diet on a limited budget.
Plan to attend the 2016 Advanced Biocontrol School and learn how using biocontrols within an integrated pest management (IPM) program can be a viable alternative to using pesticides.
Thursday, November 3, 2016 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM); Thursday, November 10, 2016 (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM) - Exam begins at 11:00 AM
The Food for Profit workshop takes you step by step through the information necessary to start and run a small food product business, especially directed to individuals who will be making and packing their products for resale through grocery stores, farm markets or restaurants.
Floriculture crop producers and marketers are invited to attend the Western Pennsylvania Fall Greenhouse Meeting, a production and marketing meeting.
How about investigating a "new" garden method for 2017? Come learn what it takes, how to set this up, what advantages you gain with this method and which vegetables thrive on this. Start to plan now.
Drone Discovery was developed by Cornell University Cooperative Extension. It’s a hands-on engineering design challenge that explores the science behind drones and how they are being used to solve real world problems. Youth will learn everything from flight dynamics and aircraft types, to safety and regulations, to remote sensing and flight control.
Dining with Diabetes is a program for adults with type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes and their families that will increase knowledge of healthy food choices and diabetes management. The classes offer healthy meal planning, food demonstrations, class discussions, and new physical activity choices. Class Dates: Nov. 2, 9, 16 & 23, 2016; Jan. 25, 2017
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 (5:00 - 9:00 PM); Wednesday, November 9, 2016 (5:00 - 9:00 PM); and Wednesday, November 16, 2016 (5:00 - 7:00 PM) - Exam
Penn State Extension in Monroe County is offering hands-on educational classes on nutrition through its Nutrition Links Program.
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM); Wednesday, November 9, 2016 (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM) - Exam from 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Planned by dairy women, for dairy women, the Women in Dairy Conference has been offered through the Extension Dairy Team for more than a decade. Designed to have up-to-date content and excellent networking opportunities, this conference is a must-attend for dairy producers and agribusiness professionals.
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM); Wednesday, November 9, 2016 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)--Exam begins at 1:00 PM
This Family-Friendly class will learn about vermicomposting - worm composting. Visit with the worms in the live demonstration and learn how to set up a bin and do this at home.
View online at home or join us at the Extension office.
Preparing food in large quantities is different than food preparation in the home. Cooking for Crowds: A Volunteer's Guide to Safe Food Handling program helps non-profit organizations and their volunteers understand the risks involved with preparing large volumes of food and the important food safety practices that need to be implemented to ensure a safe event.
A facilitated review on how to analyze planting and sales records, data collection methods, food trends in popular culture, how to create harvest and planting calendars, plus much more!