Wayne County News
Wayne County Garden Helpline Now Open
May 13, 2013Each Tuesday from 10am to 12pm, starting in April and continuing through the end of September, Master Gardeners will be on stand-by at the Wayne County Extension Office to help you.
Wildflower and Native Shrubs Garden Tour
April 25, 2013Landscape designer Debra Myers will lead a tour of her wildflower and native shrub garden on the Upper Delaware River, on River Road, Damascus across from Callicoon, NY on June 8th at 11am.
Container Gardening Workshop
April 25, 2013On June 1st at 11am the Wayne County Master Gardners will present a workshop on container gardening at the Damascus Community Center.
Penn State Extension News
Study suggests dairy herd water quality linked to milk production
May 22, 2013A recently completed study of water supplies on Pennsylvania dairy farms found that about a quarter of those tested had at least one water-quality issue. And average milk production for these farms was about 10 percent lower than farms with good water quality.
Webinar to examine effect of shale-gas development on rural roads
May 10, 2013The impact that natural-gas development in deep shale formations has on rural Pennsylvania roads will be the focus of a free, Web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension.
Online beekeeping course receives international recognition
May 9, 2013A Web-based Penn State Extension course designed to help beginning and experienced beekeepers gain the knowledge they need to be successful has been recognized for online excellence. Beekeeping 101 was named an official honoree in the 2013 Webby Awards. The course was one of 11 honorees in the Education category.