Upcoming Regional Events
This food safety management certification course uses the National Restaurant Association (NRA) food safety curriculum for food service establishments.
Meeting Dates: November 3 (10:00 AM - 12:30 PM), November 10, 24, and December 1, 2014 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM); Follow-Up: February 2, 2015 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
The 2014 ShaleNET Workforce Forum Tools for the Future offers an unrivaled opportunity to engage leaders from the oil and natural gas industry, education, workforce development, and the public workforce system. This year’s forum will share successes and challenges in unlocking the human capital needed to tap the vast potential of shale exploration and utilization.
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 (4:00 PM - 9:00 PM); Wednesday, November 12, 2014 (4:00 PM - 9:00 PM); Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - Exam (4:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
You are invited to attend a greenhouse production and marketing meeting for producers and marketers of floriculture crops.
Monday, November 10, 2014 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM); Monday, November 17, 2014 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM) - Exam to immediately follow class.
The purpose of this class is to prepare for the Pennsylvania certified pesticide applicator exams in Core and Categories 06 (Ornamental and Shade Tree), 07 (Lawn and Turf), 10 (Rights of Way and Weeds) and 23 (Parks and Schools Pest Control).
The grant-writing and fund-raising environment is increasingly competitive. Organization and preparation matter. Obtaining grants is a process. This workshop will break that process down into workable strategies to ensure a more successful outcome. Workshop presenters from Penn State Extension and the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies will share their expertise.
B. A. Harrington, co-director of the Center for Wood and assistant professor of woodworking at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, will give a talk on IUP's "Harvest to Use" program for trees cut down on campus. This presentation is hosted by the Westmoreland Woodlands Improvement Association.
Monday, December 8, 2014 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM); Monday, December 15, 2014 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM); Exam to begin at 1:00 PM.
Shale Mineral Management for the Landowner is a comprehensive program to help royalty owners see and understand how current drilling production and utilization trends can affect their royalties.
You are invited to attend a vegetable and small fruit production and marketing meeting for producers and industry representatives. Research-based information on best management practices will be presented in the areas of vegetable and small fruit production techniques, including soil and fertility management, cultivar selection, integrated pest management, and pesticide safety.
The Cambria County Turf & Ornamental Update offers Pennsylvania Commercial and Public Pesticide Applicators the opportunity to earn core and category credits towards pesticide recertification.
Wednesday , December 10, 2014 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM); Wednesday, December 17, 2014 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM); Exam to begin at 1:00 PM.
Military teens in 7th-12th grades, from all branches of service, are invited to join Operation: Military Kids for a winter adventure! The Second Annual Winter Warrior Games Weekend Retreat is sure to bring out your inner survivor!