Upcoming Regional Events
Meeting Dates: March 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30, 2015 (5:30 - 7:30 PM); Follow-Up: May 18, 2015 (5:30 - 7:30 PM)
Join us for the Potter County Small Fruit & Vegetable Meeting for pesticide updates, to learn about fertility issues in high tunnels, pest control issues in strawberries, sweet corn, and tomatoes, and more!
Monday, March 9, 2015 (8:30 AM - 4:30 PM); Monday, March 16, 2015 (8:30 AM - 12:00 PM) - Exam to begin at 10:00 AM.
Come in from the cold and join the Field & Forage Crops Team of Penn State Extension as we recap crop production in 2014 and look to new innovations for the coming season at Crops Day in Tioga County.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM); Wednesday, March 18, 2015 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM) - Exam to immediately follow class.
Get the new gardening year off to a good start by joining the Master Gardeners for this free educational program.
Free workshop on how to repurpose items to use in planting a garden.
Responsible care for managing equine health through proper management of facility and pastures. Country Crossroads Feed and Seed and Penn State Extension Equine are offering a workshop for horse owners. Mission: responsible care for managing equine health through proper management of facility and pastures.
PA-WAgN and Penn State Extension have teamed up to do winter study circles for women farmers. This month Extension specialists will discuss enterprise budgets and Quickbooks.
The Food for Profit workshop takes you step by step through the information necessary to start and run a small food product business, especially directed to individuals who will be making and packing their products for resale through grocery stores, farm markets, or restaurants.
Spring is just around the corner, and you have plans on beautifying the yard. Join the Lycoming County Master Gardeners as they discuss the how and why of choosing and planting trees in your yard to thrive.
Pesticide Updates 2015: 2+2 Series is a traditional two-core and two-category credit session for private pesticide applicators, but any applicators may attend.
This one-day symposium features speakers on a variety of gardening topics, including Trees & Shrubs for Wildlife, Pollinators for the Vegetable Garden, Common Pests in the Vegetable Garden, Pruning Perennials, Beekeeping, and more.
Preparing food in large quantities is different than food preparation in the home. Cooking for Crowds: A Volunteer's Guide to Safe Food Handling program helps non-profit organizations and their volunteers understand the risks involved with preparing large volumes of food and the important food safety practices that need to be implemented to ensure a safe event.
Help the Tree Farm Program get more good forestry on private acres by becoming a volunteer inspector. This free training is for those already possessing a forestry degree or graduating in 2015.
Monday, June 15, 2015 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM); Monday, June 22, 2015 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM) - Exam to immediately follow class.
Whether you are a novice home food preserver or have many years of experience, the Home Food Preservation Workshop has something for everyone! Each participant will receive So Easy to Preserve the home food preservation handbook from The University of Georgia Cooperative Extension that is filled with 185 recipes and tons of helpful tips.
Penn State Extension Master Gardeners are volunteers who support Penn State Extension's educational programs in consumer horticulture.