Washington County News
Master Gardener Program is Accepting Applications
August 1, 2014
Gone Fishin' 4-H Day Camp
July 24, 20144-H Day camp was held on July 9, 2014 at Washington Park. We had 56 4-H members and 18 Counselors.
July 23, 2014Washington County sent 8 Counselors and 12 4-H members to the SW Regional 4-H Camp.
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
Edible Teaching Garden Workshop: Preserving Herbs and Edible Flowers
When: August 27, 2014Where: Pittsburgh, PA
Better Kid Care: Integrating the Early Childhood Standards into Curriculum and Assessment
When: September 6, 2014Where: Greensburg, PA
When: September 9, 2014Where: Washington, PA
When: September 11, 2014Where: Greensburg, PA
Children's Educational Program: Life of a Pumpkin
When: September 13, 2014Where: Washington, PA