Share

Upcoming Events

July 2017

When: July 18, 2017 9:00 AM to July 28, 2017 3:45 PM
Where: Allentown, PA

Commercial & Public Applicator Pesticide Short Course will help build a foundation of knowledge about safe and proper handling and use of pesticides.

When: July 20, 2017 2:00 PM to August 10, 2017 4:00 PM
Where: Pittsburgh, PA

Shrubs unify the landscape connecting taller shade and flowering trees to ground level plantings. Deciduous shrubs provide food and nesting sites for birds, attractive flowers and fruits, and a variety of foliage textures and colors from spring to autumn. Join us to learn how to find the best shrubs for your landscape.

When: July 27, 2017, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: Manheim, PA

See firsthand the newest annual and perennial flowers offered in the spring to garden center and landscape clients! Flower Trial Field Day features product vignettes of prominent industry leaders Ball Horticulture, Dummen Orange, and Proven Winners.

August 2017

When: August 2, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The program focus for this twilight event is marketing. Attendees will be able to learn from the outstanding plants, flowers, and produce presentations and displays at this business in its various greenhouses. The Hoyer family will give a history of their business along with a tour, as well as explain the growth to where they are today and what makes their business successful.

When: August 4, 2017, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Where: New Hope, PA

Meadow Management School is a day-long program that will cover design and plant selection to management for landscape professionals.

When: August 9, 2017, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: University Park, PA

The Landscaping Field Day is a one-day event will provide professional turf and landscape managers with educational opportunities geared toward the green industry. The Field Day features tours and hands-on activities at the Penn State Arboretum and nearby facilities.

When: August 11, 2017, 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Doylestown, PA

The Weed Identification Walk is a hands-on, interactive session where participants will learn to identify and manage a variety of broadleaf and grassy weeds in both turf and landscape situations.

When: August 11, 2017, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Doylestown, PA

The Weed Identification Walk is a hands-on, interactive session where participants will learn to identify and manage a variety of broadleaf and grassy weeds in both turf and landscape situations.

When: August 15, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Online webinar

An introduction to a comprehensive guide to sustainable urban forestry management.

When: August 15, 2017, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Erie, PA

Penn State Extension Educators Ruth Benner and Sandy Feather will lead a hands-on, two-hour tour of the Penn State Behrend Arboretum, discussing pests and diseases along the way.

When: August 16, 2017, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Erie, PA

Extension Educators Ruth Benner and Sandy Feather will lead a hands-on session on weed identification and management in lawns, ornamental beds, and roadsides through the Golf Course at Penn State Behrend.

When: August 23, 2017, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Pittsburgh, PA

Join us for an informative session on woody ornamental insect and disease problems in the landscape. This is a hands-on, interactive session as we will walk the grounds of LaRoche College.

When: August 24, 2017, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Pittsburgh, PA

Extension Educators Ruth Benner and Sandy Feather will lead a weed identification walk through the Homewood Cemetery.

When: August 30, 2017, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Erie, PA

Growers, managers, and agricultural and green industry workers are invited to participate in this in-field training on the identification, scouting and control of weeds. Safe and proper handling of herbicides will be demonstrated. Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) staff will present information about programs and technical assistance offered through the agency.

When: August 30, 2017, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Erie, PA

Productores y trabajadores agrícolas están invitados a participar en esta curso de adiestramiento sobre identificación, localización y el control de malezas. Personal de NRCS (Servicio de Conservación de Recursos Naturales) también estará presente para informar sobre los programas y asistencia técnica ofrecidos por la agencia. Esta reunión es gratuita y abierta a todas las personas interesadas.

September 2017

When: September 13, 2017, 8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Where: Wexford, PA

The Professional Pest Managers School is a one-day pesticide update session that provides research-based information for applicators and offers a wide variety of trainings for licensed pesticide applicators.

When: September 19, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Online webinar

This webinar will show how a child’s diaper inspired the invention of a novel water management device for plants.

When: September 22, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: New Hope, PA

Mums and asters brighten up the fall landscape but there are so many native options, why not include some of these in your landscaping as well? As we walk through the preserve we will discuss the many fall blooming perennials that not only enliven the home garden, but also provide essential late-season nectar for migrating pollinators.

October 2017

Event Canceled
When: October 20, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: New Hope, PA

Shade trees and flowering trees will be covered during this workshop; participants will learn about native trees for a variety of landscape situations. Enjoy walking the preserve as the colors change and examine the details of trees up close to help with identification in the field.