Does your organization have trouble finding volunteers? Wonder how to engage younger volunteers? Need to identify risks for volunteers that help your program?
Join the Master Gardeners of Susquehanna County at their Spring Garden Day. Presentations including fruit trees, day lilies, and season extenders are just a few of the many educational topics that will be discussed.
When should I prune? How should I prune? Where should I prune? Why and why not prune? These and other pruning questions will be demonstrated on common trees and shrubs.
Producing the highest quality hay is a goal that every farmer should have. Whether you are feeding hay to your own animals or marketing your hay to others, quality is of the highest importance. This workshop will be held at the Susquehanna Career & Technology Center at Elk Lake High School in Dimock on April 9, 2015 from 9:30 am-2:00 pm
Do you own a farm business and are looking towards the future, perhaps retiring, scaling back from farming or transitioning from a farm business to take on another adventure? If so you will want to mark your calendar to attend this workshop on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at Montrose Bible Conference Center.
Are trees not top-of-mind during the winter? Maybe they should be. Winter is an ideal time to inspect tree branches for defects, decay, or structural issues without the camouflage of leaves. Wounds, decay cavities, crooked growth, and weak branch unions are problems in the making that can be more easily spotted when the trees are bare.
The North American Manure Expo is returning to Pennsylvania and promises to provide “Manure than you can Handle.”
A PA Pesticide Applicator Certification Exam will be held March 12, 2015, 9:00 a.m - Noon a the Bradford County Extension, 200 Main Street, Suite 3, Towanda, PA 18848. The exam is administered by Rick Malik from PDA.
Penn State Master Gardeners in Susquehanna County are in the process of hosting the Master Gardener training for 11 new students.
Penn State Master Gardeners in Susquehanna County are in the process of hosting the Master Gardener training for 11 new students. The training began the first week in October and will end the first week in March. The training is held via Adobe Connect with different educators presenting throughout the state.
Susquehanna County 4-H member Sabrina Clark recently had the opportunity to travel to the World Dairy Expo as part of the PA State 4-H Dairy Judging Team. Sabrina, of Springville, is the daughter of Charlie and Kim Clark, and is a member of the DES 4-H Club.
Susquehanna County 4-H Educator Abby Onyon recently accepted a generous donation from the members of the Silver Lake Rod and Gun Club.
Susquehanna 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!
Dining with Diabetes is a program for adults with diabetes and their families. Participants will learn how to prepare meals that are healthy, simple, and taste good. Recipes will be sampled at each class.
The 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 Fairgrounds. These gardens will serve as a teaching tool for Master Gardeners to deliver educational programs throughout the week of the Fair.
Several 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.
The Penn State Master Gardeners in Susquehanna County presented free gardening programs at the Endless Mountains Farm Fest at Salt Springs on Saturday, May 31st AND they won Best Display!
Over 50 people attended the classes, in which Penn State Master Gardeners partnered with the Montrose Adult School to deliver this successful event.
The Penn State Master Gardeners of Susquehanna County recently held their annual kick-off celebration at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Montrose where Master Gardeners were honored and plans were made for 2014 programming.
Susquehanna County 4-H was recently very well represented at the 2014 PA Farm Show held in Harrisburg. Members of Susquehanna County 4-H exhibited Junior Market Animals, showcased posters and displays in 4-H Opportunities, and entered both clothing and crafts!