Venango County News
Venango Master Gardeners earn Youth Award
July 13, 2014Venango County Master Gardeners were awarded the Search for Excellence Youth Award for their volunteer efforts at the Outdoor Learning Center at Central Elementary.
Penn State Extension News
Public urged to be on watch for invasive Asian longhorned beetles
August 15, 2014By spotting, collecting and submitting suspected Asian longhorned beetles to experts, Pennsylvanians can help keep the non-native, invasive wood-boring threat to the state’s trees at bay, according to agriculture officials.
Penn State helps put robots to work down on the farm
August 15, 2014Laser-guided robots and computer-programmed cleaning devices are allowing dairy farmers to work smarter rather than harder.
Ag Progress Days is a 150-acre smorgasbord of activities
August 5, 2014One of the East's largest agricultural expositions is on tap Aug. 12-14, and those who make the trip to Penn State's Ag Progress Days will have no shortage of things to see and do. The annual event gives as many as 50,000 visitors a glimpse into the science and business of agriculture. But you don't have to be a farmer to enjoy and learn from Ag Progress Days.
Upcoming Regional Events
The Dirt on Soil
When: August 16-24, 2014Where: Meadville, PA
Better Kid Care: Using the Ages & Stages Questionnaires
When: August 22, 2014Where: Mercer, PA
Canning & Preserving the Harvest
When: August 25, 2014Where: Mercer, PA