Philadelphia County News
October 3, 2014It's said that there's treasure to be found in our own backyards. At the Penn State Center in Philadelphia, that is certainly true for our talented Penn State Extension Nutrition Links team.
Penn State Extension: Building Community Bridges
October 3, 2014Penn State Extension constantly seeks new and impactful ways to connect with the communities we work within. Recently, an exciting opportunity has developed which expands the efforts of Extension to include those of the Penn State Stuckeman School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture.
October 3, 2014Philadelphia urban farmers, Penn State Extension Staff and Master Gardeners joined together several evenings this past summer for Penn State Extension's First Annual Farm Talk series.
Penn State Extension News
Long-time extension educators endow animal science scholarship
August 22, 2014Eugene and Carol Schurman, of Clymer, Pennsylvania, have given $50,000 to establish the Eugene and Carol Schurman Trustee Scholarship in the College of Agricultural Sciences. The scholarship will benefit students with demonstrated financial need, with first preference going to animal science majors.
Land-use webinar to explore conservation easements
August 21, 2014Conservation easements and their role in enhancing the landscapes and greenways of Pennsylvania communities will be the topic of a Web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension.
Public urged to be on watch for invasive Asian longhorned beetles
August 15, 2014By spotting, collecting and submitting suspected Asian longhorned beetles to experts, Pennsylvanians can help keep the non-native, invasive wood-boring threat to the state’s trees at bay, according to agriculture officials.
Upcoming Regional Events
When: November 3, 2014Where: Doylestown, PA
When: November 5 - December 10, 2014Where: Doylestown, PA
Food for Profit
When: November 6, 2014Where: Philadelphia, PA
Manure Management Workshop
When: November 8, 2014Where: Collegeville, PA
2nd Saturdays at Smedley - Origami
When: November 8, 2014Where: Springfield, PA