Philadelphia County News
June 20, 2014The Penn State Center, Engaging Philadelphia, is pleased to announce that we have 3 wonderful Penn State student interns for the summer!
June 19, 2014For several years, Philadelphia Nutrition Links has been conducting adult and youth nutrition classes at neighborhood branches of the Philadelphia Free Library.
June 17, 2014The Penn State Philadelphia Center celebrated our grand opening on May 28th. The event was attended by 200 of our friends, both new and old, and included a surprise visit from the Avalon String Band.
Penn State Extension News
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.
Penn State helps put robots to work down on the farm
August 15, 2014Laser-guided robots and computer-programmed cleaning devices are allowing dairy farmers to work smarter rather than harder.
Ag Progress Days is a 150-acre smorgasbord of activities
August 5, 2014One of the East's largest agricultural expositions is on tap Aug. 12-14, and those who make the trip to Penn State's Ag Progress Days will have no shortage of things to see and do. The annual event gives as many as 50,000 visitors a glimpse into the science and business of agriculture. But you don't have to be a farmer to enjoy and learn from Ag Progress Days.
Upcoming Regional Events
Hands-On Food Preservation Workshop - Pressure Canning
When: August 28, 2014Where: Collegeville, PA
When: September 2, 2014Where: Collegeville, PA
Urban Agriculture Farm Talks
When: September 2, 2014Where: Philadelphia, PA
Farm Energy Day
When: September 9, 2014Where: East Greenville, PA
2nd Saturdays at Smedley - Turf-Lawn Care
When: September 13, 2014Where: Springfield, PA