Program orientation for youth and their parents/guardians regarding how the National Safe Tractor & Machinery Operation Program (NSTMOP) is offered through Penn State Extension.
Penn State Extension will host a Sheep Lambing School on February 19, 2015 at the Penn State Sheep Center. The purpose of the school is to improve a sheep producer’s skills for managing pregnant ewes and managing lambing. Registration deadline is February 12th.
The North American Manure Expo is returning to Pennsylvania and promises to provide “Manure than you can Handle.”
The conference is scheduled from 8:00 AM – 3:30 PM, Saturday, February 21st, 2015, at St Michaels’s Hall, 18765 Route 208, Fryburg, PA.
Dr. Ginger Fenton of the Penn State Extension Dairy Team announces two Milking Practices programs for dairy workers to be offered in early 2015 in Northwestern Pennsylvania.
This one-day short course will be held in four locations across Pennsylvania. Equine gastrointestinal parasites, and their increasing resistance to available dewormers, are a major concern in the equine industry. Taking a whole-farm approach to control can cut down on deworming, save money on products that are no longer effective on your farm, help you learn which horses have natural resistance and which ones are “shedders”, and help reduce parasite resistance.
Beef, sheep, meat-goat and swine producers looking for information on how to make their livestock enterprises more profitable can take advantage of four home-study courses offered by Penn State Extension this winter.
Rick Kralj, M Ed., RDN, LDN, Senior Food Safety & Quality Extension Educator shares some seasonal cautions to keep us healthy during the holidays!
Rick Kralj, M.Ed., RD, LDN, Food Safety and Quality Extension Educator, looks at game from a food safety perspective and provides tips for safe handling of wild-harvested venison.
Venango County Master Gardeners were awarded the Search for Excellence Youth Award for their volunteer efforts at the Outdoor Learning Center at Central Elementary.
A series of management practices designed to minimize or prevent the importation of infectious agents onto a farm.
The NW4-H Teen Leadership Retreat is a leadership building weekend that will help you enhance your life skills through numerous workshops as well as provide you the opportunity to meet new teens from all over Western Pennsylvania. Youth must be in at least 7th grade to attend.