This 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.
The course content centers around the concept of realizing maximum sustainable profit per farm or ranch while improving the soil.
The North American Manure Expo is returning to Pennsylvania and promises to provide “Manure than you can Handle.”
The North American Manure Expo event will be in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania on July 14th and 15th. One new promotional twist for the Manure Expo is a T-shirt contest that is just plain fun.
Warren County 4-H members put to practice their public speaking skills in front of family, friends, and Warren Kiwanis Club members.
This program focuses on teaching youth about science and technology concepts while partnering them with a mentor for school and social success.
The 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.
STMA is a professional organization of more than 2,600 men and women who manage sports fields worldwide.
“Shale gas development is bringing jobs to my community – but what kinds of jobs? What experience will I need? How can I get ahead of the curve?”
According to Senior Extension Educator for Food Safety and Quality Rick Kralj, the actual process of baking bread or cake in a jar should not be confused with canning.
Are trees not top-of-mind during the winter? Maybe they should be. Winter is an ideal time to inspect tree branches for defects, decay, or structural issues without the camouflage of leaves. Wounds, decay cavities, crooked growth, and weak branch unions are problems in the making that can be more easily spotted when the trees are bare.
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.
A series of management practices designed to minimize or prevent the importation of infectious agents onto a farm.