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
Master Gardener Training 2014
When: October 2, 2014 to March 5, 2015Where: Mifflinburg, PA
Nutrition Links: Introduction to Nutrition Links /MyPlate
When: October 7, 2014Where: Danville, PA
Mediterranean Cuisine Comes to Pennsylvania
When: October 9-31, 2014Where: Sunbury, PA
Nutrition Links: Fix it Safe/Shop for Value, Check the Facts
When: October 14, 2014Where: Danville, PA
Beginning Commercial Tree Fruit Course: Site Selection, Soils, Soil fertility, Liming, and pH
When: October 18, 2014Where: Bloomsburg, PA