Westmoreland County

Westmoreland County News

Blueberry Picking by Andrew Malone at flickr.com - CC0 Public Domain
Blueberries: Little Blue Gems for Good Health
July 10, 2017
It’s blueberry picking season in Central Pennsylvania! This is a wonderful family activity that provides a great opportunity for exercise as well as a healthy food for your family to enjoy.
Tom Ansani, Aluminum City Terrace manager displays the Young Lungs At Play sign.
Aluminum City Terrace Housing Association Joins 'Young Lungs at Play' Initiative.
May 30, 2017
Penn State Extension is proud to welcome Aluminum City Terrace, New Kensington, to the growing list of housing complexes and communities who have joined "Young Lungs At Play" - an initiative to make parks, playing fields and playgrounds tobacco-free, e-cigarette and vaping-free.
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Type 2 Diabetes and Surgical Solutions
May 16, 2017
Some patients with Type 2 Diabetes may find that surgery may be the solution to diabetic situation.

Penn State Extension News

Agricultural research center site of cutting-edge research, Ag Progress Days
August 9, 2017
Penn State's Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research Center, located along state Route 45 at Rock Springs, is a hub for cutting-edge research and innovative education conducted by the College of Agricultural Sciences, and is also the location of the annual Ag Progress Days expo.
So, you want to raise sheep or goats? Attend this workshop
August 8, 2017
Southwestern Pennsylvania provides an ideal environment to raise sheep and goats. Rolling hills may not be suitable for crop production, but they can provide high-quality pasture for sheep and goat production.
Land-use webinar to focus on aligning transportation with local planning
August 7, 2017
How the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is connecting transportation projects with local municipal land-use planning initiatives will be the topic of a web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension.

Upcoming Regional Events

Garden in the Park Field Day
When: August 19, 2017
Where: Pittsburgh, PA
ServSafe®
When: August 22, 2017
Where: Greensburg, PA
Landscape Pest Identification Walk
When: August 23, 2017
Where: Pittsburgh, PA
Weed Identification Walk
When: August 24, 2017
Where: Pittsburgh, PA
Dining with Diabetes
When: September 1, 2017
Where: Cranberry Twp, PA