Wyoming County News
August 31, 2014When you think of the fall season, mums, pumpkins, and corn stalks often come to mind. With winter approaching all too fast, gardeners try to soak up as much garden atmosphere as they can to get them through that cold weather ahead.
August 31, 2014A terrarium is a container designed to hold small plants and animals in controlled conditions. Its closed nature creates an environment that is easy to control, allowing people to simulate everything from the desert to the rainforest.
August 31, 2014Gypsy moth egg masses laid in August sit silently throughout fall and winter waiting for spring to arrive at which time they will hatch mid-April to mid-May when temperatures are above 60°F here in Pennsylvania.
Penn State Extension News
Long-time extension educators endow animal science scholarship
August 22, 2014Eugene and Carol Schurman, of Clymer, Pennsylvania, have given $50,000 to establish the Eugene and Carol Schurman Trustee Scholarship in the College of Agricultural Sciences. The scholarship will benefit students with demonstrated financial need, with first preference going to animal science majors.
Land-use webinar to explore conservation easements
August 21, 2014Conservation easements and their role in enhancing the landscapes and greenways of Pennsylvania communities will be the topic of a Web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension.
Public urged to be on watch for invasive Asian longhorned beetles
August 15, 2014By spotting, collecting and submitting suspected Asian longhorned beetles to experts, Pennsylvanians can help keep the non-native, invasive wood-boring threat to the state’s trees at bay, according to agriculture officials.
Upcoming Regional Events
Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14: Scranton West Intermediate
When: October 2, 2014Where: Scranton, PA
Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14: Carbondale Area
When: October 5, 2014Where: Carbondale, PA
Dining with Diabetes
When: October 7, 2014Where: Montrose, PA
Holiday Plant Care
When: October 8, 2014Where: Kingston, PA
Farm Bill Margin Protection Program - Dairy Information Session
When: October 10, 2014Where: Dushore, PA