Upcoming Regional Events
Dining with Diabetes is a program for adults with type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes and their families that will increase knowledge of healthy food choices and diabetes management. The classes offer healthy meal planning, food demonstrations, class discussions, and new physical activity choices. Class Dates: Oct. 19, 26; Nov. 2, 9, 2016; Jan. 25, 2017
Dining with Diabetes is a program for adults with type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes and their families that will increase knowledge of healthy food choices and diabetes management. The classes offer healthy meal planning, food demonstrations, class discussions, and new physical activity choices. Class Dates: Nov. 3, 10, 17 & Dec. 1, 2016; Feb. 2, 2017
Pennsylvania Grain Processing, Ag Choice Farm Credit, and Penn State Extension have partnered to offer you a unique grain marketing learning opportunity. Please join grant market expert, Dave Fogel, for a conversation on Managing Risk As We Market Grains. Choose from one of three locations and bring your perspectives and questions.
Farm$en$e is a four session workshop that teaches farmers how to understand financial statements such as the cash flow statement, the balance sheet, and the income statement.
Get going and growing on time this year! The Come Grow with Conference will provide great information, resources, and networking to ensure participants get the best start to their 2017 growing season.
Please join us at the 2017 Penn State Extension Crops Conferences & Crops Days! You are invited to participate as a Sponsor or Exhibitor for a variety of educational programs!
Tues., Jan. 17, 2017 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM) Exam to immediately follow class.
Thurs., Jan. 19, 2017 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM) Exam to immediately follow class.
Selling Beyond the Farm Stand: E-Commerce for Farm Businesses is for farm and food business owners who are looking to expand their reach beyond the market stand for increased profits. Participants will learn about the ability to reach more consumers and sell products to customers who live miles away.
Today there is an increased awareness by homeowners and municipalities for the need of trained and knowledgeable tree care workers. The green industry has responded to this demand for trained professionals by creating certification programs. This four day Arborist Short Course is designed to increase working tree knowledge, professional arborist skills and prepare you for the ISA Certified Arborist exam, which should improve your marketability.
This workshop will guide producers through the considerations in order to determine whether marketing value-added dairy is right for them.
The Forest Landowner Conference is an all-day conference designed to help forest landowners understand some of the management options that are available to them. The knowledge gained from this conference will prepare participants to make sustainable management decisions for their forestland so a healthy and diverse forest will remain for many years to come.
Tues., Mar. 7, 2017 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM); Tues., Mar. 14, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM) - Exam to immediately follow class.
Understanding Mastitis from the Inside Out is an interactive workshop where attendees will get a firsthand view of the effects of mastitis on milk production by dissecting an udder to view important structures and how they relate to mastitis control and infection.
For many producers, 2016 was a challenging year to produce quality hay. This workshop will address some of those challenges while providing instruction on ways to consistently produce high-quality hay. We hope you can join us for this informative meeting!