Susquehanna County

Susquehanna County News

Blueberry Picking by Andrew Malone at flickr.com - CC0 Public Domain
Blueberries: Little Blue Gems for Good Health
July 10, 2017
It’s blueberry picking season in Central Pennsylvania! This is a wonderful family activity that provides a great opportunity for exercise as well as a healthy food for your family to enjoy.
Master Gardener Educational Gardens in progress.
Making Progress: Master Gardeners’ Educational Garden
May 25, 2017
The Penn State Master Gardeners in Susquehanna County have been busy building Educational Gardens in the greenway section of the Penn State Extension Office at 88 Chenango Street in Montrose.
Back: Commissioner Mary Ann Warren, SCCTC instructor Heather Charles, Commissioners Betsy Arnold and Alan Hall. Front: SCCTC Executive Director Dr. Alice Davis, welding students: Derik Gorton and Owen Vosburg.
Master Gardeners Partner with SCCTC Welding Class to Complete Gazebo Project on the Green in Montrose
May 25, 2017
The Penn State Master Gardeners have completed the educational landscape revitalization of the Gazebo on the Green in Montrose!

Penn State Extension News

Agricultural research center site of cutting-edge research, Ag Progress Days
August 9, 2017
Penn State's Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research Center, located along state Route 45 at Rock Springs, is a hub for cutting-edge research and innovative education conducted by the College of Agricultural Sciences, and is also the location of the annual Ag Progress Days expo.
So, you want to raise sheep or goats? Attend this workshop
August 8, 2017
Southwestern Pennsylvania provides an ideal environment to raise sheep and goats. Rolling hills may not be suitable for crop production, but they can provide high-quality pasture for sheep and goat production.
Land-use webinar to focus on aligning transportation with local planning
August 7, 2017
How the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is connecting transportation projects with local municipal land-use planning initiatives will be the topic of a web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension.

Upcoming Regional Events

On Farm Soybean Field Day
When: August 24, 2017
Where: Wyalusing, PA
Garlic Festival
When: August 26-27, 2017
Where: Clarks Summit, PA
Central Susquehanna Beef Producers Twighlight Meeting
When: August 31, 2017
Where: Allenwood, PA
Strong Women/Growing Stronger
When: September 6, 2017
Where: Scranton, PA
Strong Women/Growing Stronger
When: September 7, 2017
Where: Clarks Summit, PA