Beef, sheep, meat-goat and swine producers looking for information on how to make their livestock enterprises more profitable can take advantage of four home-study courses offered by Penn State Extension this winter.
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!
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.
The 4-H Community Gardens located at the Penn State Extension office at Chenango Street in Montrose have been planted! The Susquehanna County 4-H program, through the generosity of the Montrose Rotary Club, was awarded a grant to begin the gardens!
Pickerings Farm, Home and Garden, Thompson recently hosted its first annual “Taste of Country Checkerboard Field Day”. Visitors had the opportunity to visit with vendors, listen to educational programs with the Penn State Master Gardeners, and partake in some delicious food and treats provided by Faith Mountain Christian Academy, New Milford.
The Susquehanna County 4-H program, through the generosity of the Montrose Rotary Club, was recently awarded a grant to begin a 4-H Community Garden in Montrose! The 4-H Community Garden will be planted at the Penn State Extension Office on 88 Chenango Street in Montrose.