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
Nutrition Links: Choosing More Fruits and Vegetables/Making Smart Drink Choices
When: October 21, 2014Where: Danville, PA
StrongWomen/Growing Stronger Challenge
When: October 22, 2014Where: Lewistown, PA
Nutrient Management Advisory Board Meeting
When: October 23, 2014Where: Harrisburg, PA
Farm Bill Margin Protection Program - Dairy Information Session
When: October 27, 2014Where: Bloomsburg, PA
Nutrition Links: Plan: Know What's for Dinner/Shop: Get the Best for Less-20141028
When: October 28, 2014Where: Danville, PA