Wyoming County News
March 7, 2014The Penn State Master Gardeners in Lackawanna County are excited to announce an exciting new venture! We will be having a spring open house hosted by Plow & Hearth, Shoppes at Montage, 2111 Shoppes Boulevard Moosic, Pennsylvania.
Everybody Walks Across PA
March 7, 2014Penn State Extension will be taking a virtual walk across scenic Route 6. Gather your family and friends to form a team of five and join Penn State Extension on this virtual walk.
March 6, 2014The West Scranton Intermediate School is hosting a Spring Vendor and Craft Fair on Saturday, April 5 from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Penn State Extension News
Online tutorial illustrates shale-gas drilling equipment and practices
February 28, 2014You've seen the strange-looking trucks on the road these past few years. Maybe you've watched truck after truck head to a new shale-gas drill site in your area. But just what do they do with all that equipment? A new online presentation from Penn State Extension answers that question.
Firth Family Trustee Scholarship will assist Ag Sciences students
February 20, 2014A new scholarship created by an alumnus of Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences and his wife will benefit students in the college with demonstrated financial need. Les and Elaine Firth, of Mercer, established the Firth Family Trustee Scholarship, with first preference going to students from the northwestern Pennsylvania counties of Crawford, Erie, Mercer and Warren.
Penn State Extension conference to address mastitis and milk quality
February 19, 2014Bovine mastitis -- udder infection in cattle -- directly and indirectly costs U.S. dairy producers an estimated $2 billion each year. To help dairy farmers, veterinarians and other agricultural industry professionals understand how to prevent and treat mastitis, the Penn State Extension Veterinary Team is hosting the Penn State Mastitis and Milk Quality Conference on March 25 and 26 at the Holiday Inn Harrisburg/Hershey in Grantville.
Upcoming Regional Events
Nutrition Links: Eating Smart & Moving More!
When: March 11, 2014Where: Scranton, PA
Luzerne County Crops Meeting
When: March 11, 2014Where: Dallas, PA
Agronomic Pesticide Applicators Update Meetings
When: March 11, 2014Where: Dushore, PA
When: March 12, 2014Where: Sayre, PA
Dining with Diabetes - Private Class for Main Link Consumers
When: March 12, 2014Where: Towanda, PA