Venango County News
Tech Wizards Program Partners Teens with Mentors for Success
March 18, 2015This program focuses on teaching youth about science and technology concepts while partnering them with a mentor for school and social success.
Forest Landowner Conference Facilitates Wise Management Decisions
March 18, 2015The forests of Pennsylvania are a valuable renewable resource and learning how to properly manage that resource is important to the future well-being of the commonwealth.
Three-Part Entrepreneurship Series Builds Ag Businesses in Warren
March 18, 2015According to Juliette Enfield, who specializes in Ag Entrepreneurship education, the goal is to introduce owners of area food businesses to marketing strategies, business management, and financing options for starting or expanding a business.
Penn State Extension News
Timber 2015 expo a showcase for Pennsylvania forest products industry
March 27, 2015Pennsylvania's large forest-products industry will be showcased during the 2015 Forest Products Equipment and Technology Exposition, June 5-6 at Penn State's Ag Progress Days site at Rock Springs. Known as Timber 2015, the biennial trade exposition is hosted by the Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences and the Pennsylvania Forest Products Association. Parking and admission are free.
Turning pollution into crop nutrients to be focus of 2015 Manure Expo
March 16, 2015As agricultural groups and government agencies continue to tackle the vexing problem of nutrient pollution entering waterways, Penn State Extension is hosting an event in the heart of the Chesapeake Bay watershed aimed at helping producers to reduce negative impacts of excess manure nutrients. The 2015 North American Manure Expo will take place July 14-15 near Chambersburg, Franklin County.
Land-use webinar to focus on planning to protect water supplies
March 13, 2015Planning for and protecting public and private water supplies will be the topic of a Web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension at noon on March 18.
Upcoming Regional Events
Cooking for Crowds: A Volunteer's Guide to Safe Food Handling
When: March 30, 2015Where: Mercer, PA
Creative Container Gardening
When: March 31, 2015Where: Leechburg, PA
Rights of Way & Integrated Vegetation Management
When: April 1, 2015Where: Mercer, PA