Penn 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.
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 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.
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 Susquehanna County Cooperative Extension Board is seeking nominations for membership on its Board of Directors. Board members provide oversight of Extension office operations, promote and advocate for Extension programs and serve as advisors to the County Extension staff.
The West Scranton Intermediate School is hosting a Spring Vendor and Craft Fair on Saturday, April 5 from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
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!
What is an entrepreneur? Do I have the skills necessary to become an entrepreneur? Your Future in Focus course instructors will guide you through business plan writing so that you can turn your farm or food business dreams into reality.
Susquehanna County 4-H was recently presented with a very gracious donation from Visions Federal Credit Union. Visions Federal Credit Union has a branch office on Route 706 in Montrose.
The Friends of Susquehanna County, Inc. recently presented Susquehanna County 4-H Educator Abby Onyon with a very generous donation for the Susquehanna County 4-H Program.
Susquehanna County 4-H held its Annual 4-H Achievement Night and Leaders Recognition Celebration at Mountain View High School, on November 9th.
The Penn State Master Gardeners in Susquehanna County have had the one of their busiest program years ever! There are 18 active Master Gardeners in Susquehanna County each working hard to educate and help people experience the joy and satisfaction with their gardening endeavors, all while learning and having access to researched based horticulture information through Penn State.
Participants will learn how to understand water test reports, as well as drinking water standards, chain-of-custody, various water test parameters, and comparing test results with standards.
Join Penn State Extension and Randall Arendt, Senior Conservation Advisor at Natural Lands Trust, for an evening workshop that describes and illustrates re-development strategies to create mixed-use centers from existing highway strips.
Tree tenders is a training program that empowers concerned residents to make dramatic strides towards restoring and caring for their local tree canopy.
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.
Penn State Extension in Susquehanna County will be offering the Penn State Master Gardener Training this fall in Montrose at their 88 Chenango Street office. The Adobe Connect training will be held each Thursday evening from 6:00-8:30 pm beginning October 3 and continuing through late February.
This workshop is a must for landowners who are receiving royalty payments or are involved in an active unit and want to have a better understanding of how their royalty payments are calculated and factors considered in the determination of payment.