Westmoreland County News
Registration Open for the 2015 North American Manure Expo: “Manure Than You Can Handle”
May 27, 2015The North American Manure Expo is returning to Pennsylvania and promises to provide “Manure than you can Handle.”
Westmoreland Community Action Head Start Receives Mini-Grant
May 26, 2015WCA receives a “World No Tobacco Day May 31” mini-grant in recognition of their activities. Prevention starts early with age-appropriate stories.
May is “Protect our Children from Tobacco Smoke” Month
May 14, 2015Esther Ulery, Tobacco Prevention Educator, participated in Representative Reese’s annual Children’s Day at Idlewild Park.
Safely Dispose of Products at Household Hazardous Waste Events
April 28, 2015The safe disposal of chemical products is an important practice for both applicators and consumers.
Westmoreland Parks Become Young Lungs at Play Sites
April 23, 2015Penn State Extension Educator, Esther Ulery, presented 22 “Young Lungs at Play” (YLAP) signs and recognized Westmoreland County Park Playgrounds as YLAP sites.
Penn State Extension News
Penn State Extension diabetes program receives national recognition
May 26, 2015Penn State Extension is part of a multi-state team that has received national recognition for the Dining with Diabetes educational program. Extension educators from Penn State and five other universities shared the 2015 Jeanne M. Priester Award in the Individual/Family category, which was presented at the recent National Health Outreach Conference in Atlanta.
Penn State Master Gardeners plan extravaganza in Centre County
May 8, 2015The Garden Fair and Plant Sale hosted by Penn State Extension Master Gardeners of Centre County will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 16, at the Ag Progress Days site.
Land-use webinar to focus on agritourism issues for Pennsylvania communities
May 8, 2015"Agritourism Issues for Pennsylvania Communities" will be the topic of a Web-based land-use seminar offered by Penn State Extension.
Upcoming Regional Events
When: June 2, 2015Where: New Stanton, PA
Woodland Skills Days
When: June 13, 2015Where: Normalville, PA
When: June 16, 2015Where: Greensburg, PA
It's Showtime Livestock Camp - Technology in Ag
When: June 16-18, 2015Where: Greensburg, PA
Urban Homesteading: Straw Bale Gardening
When: June 18, 2015Where: Pittsburgh, PA