Venango County News
Hardwood Lumber Grading Short Course
May 18, 2015This short course is designed to benefit anyone involved in the lumber industry who needs a basic understanding of hardwood lumber grades. Explanation the NHLA hardwood lumber grades will be covered and hands-on grading of hardwood lumber will occur. This course is September 14-17, 2015 at the Livestock Evaluation Center (near State College, PA) Cost is $400 (by August 24) or $450. Deadline to register is September 4.
Summer Adventures Day Camps
May 5, 2015The Clarion County 4-H Program is offering a Summer Day Camp Series at the Crawford Center in Emlenton.
Registration Open for the 2015 North American Manure Expo: “Manure Than You Can Handle”
May 4, 2015The North American Manure Expo is returning to Pennsylvania and promises to provide “Manure than you can Handle.”
Penn State Extension News
Penn State Master Gardeners plan extravaganza in Centre County
May 8, 2015The Garden Fair and Plant Sale hosted by Penn State Extension Master Gardeners of Centre County will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 16, at the Ag Progress Days site.
Land-use webinar to focus on agritourism issues for Pennsylvania communities
May 8, 2015"Agritourism Issues for Pennsylvania Communities" will be the topic of a Web-based land-use seminar offered by Penn State Extension.
Tractor safety program reaches milestone in Pennsylvania
April 29, 2015A program designed to reduce tractor-related farm injuries and deaths by helping farmers pay for the installation of rollover protective structures, or ROPS, recently reached a milestone in Pennsylvania. Administered by Penn State Extension, the ROPS Retrofit Program for Pennsylvania Farmers funded the installation of the 100th ROPS since the initiative began in 2011.
Upcoming Regional Events
Master Gardener Annual Plant Sale
When: May 23, 2015Where: Meadville, PA
Hickman Lumber Mill and Showroom Tour
When: June 18, 2015Where: Emlenton, PA
Twilight Grain Marketing Dinner Meeting - Mercer County
When: June 22, 2015Where: Greenville, PA