Susquehanna County News
Penn State Extension Announces Farm Bill Meeting in Montrose
September 29, 2014The Penn State Extension Dairy Team will host an information session in Susquehanna County on the Margin Protection Program also known as the MPP-Dairy on Tuesday, October 28th at the County Office Building in Montrose from 10 am till noon.
September 29, 2014Susquehanna County 4-H member Kelly Oliver and her horse Lady from the Blue Ribbon Driven 4-H Club competed and placed first and second in two divisions at the 4-H State Competitive Trail Ride!
Grant-writing Program Offered to Help Non-profits Get the Most from their Efforts
September 24, 2014Penn State Extension is offering a local program on grant-writing for non-profit organizations and municipalities seeking financial support for a project.
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
Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14: Scranton West Intermediate
When: October 2, 2014Where: Scranton, PA
Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14: Carbondale Area
When: October 5, 2014Where: Carbondale, PA
When: October 7, 2014Where: Hawley, PA
Dining with Diabetes
When: October 7, 2014Where: Montrose, PA
Better Kid Care: Making Healthy Eating Fun
When: October 9, 2014Where: Honesdale, PA