Susquehanna County News
July 15, 2014Penn State Extension offers classes for consumers on preserving food at home. Come and learn how to can or freeze fruits and vegetables. You will find useful information whether you are new to preserving or want to learn the latest methods.
July 7, 2014The Penn State Master Gardeners of Susquehanna County have built a new permanent raised bed garden and shade garden at the 4-H Building at the Harford Fair (August 18-23). These gardens will serve as a teaching tool for Master Gardeners to deliver educational programs throughout the week of the Fair.
May 8, 2014Several 4-H members recently helped plant 4-H Community gardens, located at the Extension office in Montrose. Produce from these gardens will be donated to local food banks and senior centers.
Penn State Extension News
Ag Progress Days a valuable business trip for producers
July 21, 2014Agricultural producers are busy people who often find it hard to get away to shop for equipment or learn the latest production practices. But Penn State's Ag Progress Days exposition, which takes place Aug. 12-14, offers farm operators the chance to compare goods and services, see the latest machinery in action, and find out about new methods and technologies that can help them maximize productivity -- all in a single trip.
Webinar to explore link between comprehensive planning, economic development
July 11, 2014How can you make your comprehensive plan better support economic development? That will be the topic of a Web-based seminar kicking off a summer-fall land-use series offered by Penn State Extension.
Webinar to focus on shale gas industry's workforce
July 11, 2014A Web-based seminar presented by Penn State Extension's Marcellus Education Team will look at the shale gas industry's workforce and training.
Upcoming Regional Events
Nutrition Links: Fix It Safe/Choosing to Move More throughout the day
When: July 23, 2014Where: Scranton, PA
Dining with Diabetes
When: July 25, 2014Where: Scranton, PA
Ask A Master Gardener
When: July 29, 2014Where: Scranton, PA
Goods from the Woods
When: August 2, 2014Where: Rome, PA
Food Preservation: Home Canning Basics
When: August 4, 2014Where: Towanda, PA