Master 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 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.
Is 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’s Food for Profit, is a one-day workshop to help you work through the maze of local and state regulations, food safety issues, and business management concepts that all must be considered in setting up a commercial food business.
Right now, in the vast prairie pothole region of southern Canada and the United States' upper Midwest, waterfowl are mingling, raising their young and instinctively preparing to migrate, some leaving as early as August. All spring and summer these wild birds have shared aquatic habitats, food supplies, brood-rearing responsibilities and likely something ominous—avian flu.
Master Gardeners learn about hybridizing daylilies at garden tour.
The 2015 Penn State Master Gardener trainees in partnership with the Susquehanna County Conservation District’s Robert Fearnley and six 11th grade Montrose Area School students completed an extensive educational rain garden at the entrance to the school. The rain garden was made possible through a grant from the Susquehanna County Conservation District and many hours of planning and hard work!
Experts aren't sure why Pennsylvania so far has been spared in the outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza that has caused massive losses to the poultry industry in the Midwest. But it could be just a matter of time until the virus shows up in the Keystone State.
The Penn State Master Gardeners of Susquehanna County recently planted the Low Maintenance Garden on the Green in Montrose. The Master Gardeners began this educational garden in 2010 under the leadership of Maureen Hoover.
The Penn State Master Gardeners of Susquehanna County are building their second pollinator monitoring garden at the Extension Office on Chenango Street in Montrose.
Yes, those hungry gypsy moth caterpillars are back in full force in many areas across northeastern Pennsylvania. About three weeks ago, the tiny larval stage of gypsy moth hatched and began ballooning all over Carbon, Luzerne and Lackawanna counties.
The Penn State Master Gardeners of Susquehanna County recently hosted their 3rd annual ‘Spring Into Gardening Day’. This event is held in partnership with the Montrose Adult School.
In the winter water gets much colder and ice may cover the top of the pond for an extended period of time. How does this affect the animals living in the pond?
Join the Penn State Master Gardeners of Bradford County for a fun- filled, all-day gardening program on Saturday, April 18th that will feature education on perennials, vegetables, pollinators and much much more!
4-H, in partnership with the Penn State Master Gardeners, will be taking orders for high quality strawberry plants until May 8th. These plants come from virus indexed, tissue cultured mother plants...
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.
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.