Susquehanna County News
Penn State Master Gardeners Complete Second Pollinator Monitoring Garden
September 28, 2015Master Gardeners have been participating in a statewide pollinator monitoring program through Penn State University to help to continue the expansion of knowledge of how best to preserve, restore, and protect these valuable ecological resources.
Penn State Extension and Soil Conservation to Hold Annual Banquet
September 25, 2015Penn State Extension in Susquehanna County and the Susquehanna County Conservation District invite community members to participate in their joint annual meeting to be held on Tuesday evening, October 20, 2015 at the Montrose Bible Conference Center’s Dreyer Lodge Tea Room.
Penn State Extension presents: “Exploring the Small Farm Dream”
September 25, 2015Is starting an agricultural business right for you? Whether your vision includes making goat cheese, selling cut flowers, or growing rare tomato varieties, this course will give you the tools to start making that dream come true. The course will be held in Montrose.
Penn State Extension News
Penn State Animal Diagnostic Lab among first lines of defense versus avian flu
September 18, 2015More than 48 million turkeys and laying hens in 21 states have died this year following an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza. As wild waterfowl, which may carry the virus, begin their autumn migration, Pennsylvania is in the crosshairs, and that has Penn State's Animal Diagnostic Laboratory on high alert.
Webinar looks at unmanned aerial vehicle use in the energy field
September 11, 2015How the use of unmanned aerial vehicles -- commonly called UAVs -- will change operations in the oil and natural gas industries will be the topic of a Web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension.
Land-use webinar to focus on economic ecology of healthy watersheds
September 8, 2015How a community in Lancaster County has improved water quality and economic vitality while addressing the impact of stormwater runoff and flooding through an innovative restoration approach will be the topic of a Web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension.
Upcoming Regional Events
Dining with Diabetes
When: October 7, 2015 to October 7, 2016Where: Athens, PA
Better Kid Care: Managing Stress: Taking Care of the Caregiver
When: October 8, 2015Where: Honesdale, PA
Lasagna Gardening Workshop
When: October 10, 2015Where: Scranton, PA
Making Soup From Your Garden Harvest
When: October 13, 2015Where: Honesdale, PA
Columbus Day Bus Tour
When: October 14, 2015Where: Jim Thorpe, PA