Snyder County News
February 6, 2015Are trees not top-of-mind during the winter? Maybe they should be. Winter is an ideal time to inspect tree branches for defects, decay, or structural issues without the camouflage of leaves. Wounds, decay cavities, crooked growth, and weak branch unions are problems in the making that can be more easily spotted when the trees are bare.
January 29, 2015The North American Manure Expo is returning to Pennsylvania and promises to provide “Manure than you can Handle.”
Penn State Extension News
Turning pollution into crop nutrients to be focus of 2015 Manure Expo
March 16, 2015As agricultural groups and government agencies continue to tackle the vexing problem of nutrient pollution entering waterways, Penn State Extension is hosting an event in the heart of the Chesapeake Bay watershed aimed at helping producers to reduce negative impacts of excess manure nutrients. The 2015 North American Manure Expo will take place July 14-15 near Chambersburg, Franklin County.
Land-use webinar to focus on planning to protect water supplies
March 13, 2015Planning for and protecting public and private water supplies will be the topic of a Web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension at noon on March 18.
Webinar to look at natural gas liquids and processing
March 13, 2015Natural-gas liquids, an important byproduct of shale-gas production, will be the topic of a free, Web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension's Marcellus Education Team, 1-2 p.m. on Thursday, March 19.
Upcoming Regional Events
Beginning Commercial Tree Fruit Course: Finance/Marketing
When: March 28, 2015Where: Bloomsburg, PA
Gardening in PA is Not for Wimps
When: March 28, 2015Where: Dauphin, PA
Cooking For Crowds: A Volunteer's Guide to Safe Food Handling
When: April 1, 2015Where: Mifflintown, PA
Beginning Commercial Tree Fruit Course: Harvest and storage: maturity, storage temp & humidity
When: April 11, 2015Where: Bloomsburg, PA
When: April 13, 2015Where: Sunbury, PA