Fayette County Master Gardeners to host annual spring symposium on Saturday, March 22, 2014 at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus.
Washington County 4-H will be taking orders for high quality strawberry plants.
Ag Days at Washington Crown Center March 21-22, 2014 Coloring Contest and Photo Contest.
February/March 2014 Ag Newsletter done by Walt Bumgarner, Extension Educator Livestock
CHEMSWEEP provides Pennsylvania farmers and other licensed applicators with a means to dispose of canceled, suspended, or unwanted pesticide products. By participating in this program, applicators can legally dispose of waste pesticides, generally at little or no cost. Almost all of the waste pesticides collected are burned in EPA-approved incinerators. The remaining pesticides are treated and placed in EPA-permitted hazardous waste landfills.
On November 1, 2013, county council held the Leaders' Appreciation Dinner at the Washington County Fairgrounds.
Our 4-H Robotics Club, Chrome Clovers, is raising money for their robot by launching pumpkins at Simmons Farm. The club built the catapult to launch the pumpkins. Come out to Simmons Farm to launch pumpkins and support the Chrome Clovers. They are there every weekend in October and cost is $5 a pumpkin. I have attached a few pictures from this past weekend.
On Monday October 7, 2014, County Council members elected new officers.
Washington County Junior Market Livestock Sale is marking it's 50th year. The sale is going to be Friday, August 16th and Saturday, August 17th. Attached is a list of Grand Champions from passed fairs.
Canonsburg Demonstration Garden is having classes from August to October. Please see the attached brochure for more detail.
Washington County Extension 4-H program received a grant from generationOn which asks teens, adults, and families What Will You Bring to the Table? In response, youth from across the country are gathering around tables to create service projects that raise awareness and bring collective action to this critical issue.
The Northwest invited the Southwest to their TLR. The event was held at McKeever Environmental Center on April 12-14, 2013.
The Washington County 4-H Clubs collected 8,928 pounds of food or over 4 tons of food and supplies for the Washington County Food Bank. 11 4-H clubs donated food on Saturday, April 13, 2013 at the Washington Food Bank located in 84, 4-H Clubs to collect food for the food bank.
Washington County agricultural community celebrate agricultural at Washington Crown Center Mall on March 22 & 23, 2013.
Capital Days is a 3-day experiential program that provides youth with the unique opportunity to enhance their citizenship and advocacy skills and knowledge of Pennsylvania state government.
It seems that we are experiencing more unusually warm periods during mid- and late-winter, so trees may be more susceptible than in the past to moderately low winter temperatures. Lessons from years in which there was a sudden drop in temperature indicate that trees most injured were those that lacked adequate vigor, those that were too vigorous, and those that had been pruned before the cold event.
Indiana County 4-H Members Honored At Achievement Celebration! Garrett Richardson was Outstanding Senior Member and Katelin Olson was the Outstanding Junior Member.
Three Indiana County 4-H horse club members were recently honored at the 53rd Annual PA State 4-H Horse Show in Harrisburg.