Upcoming Regional Events
Class Meeting Dates: January 9, 16, 23 & 30, 2015. The Arborist Short Course is designed to increase working tree knowledge, professional arborist skills, and prepare you for the ISA Certified Arborist Exam, which should improve your marketability.
Meeting Dates: January 13, 20 & 27 and February 3, 2015 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM); Follow-Up: April 14, 2015 (10:00 AM)
The Northeast Vegetable Meeting is designed specifically for commercial vegetable growers. This year’s program will focus on practical management of both insects and diseases that are currently posing challenges to growers. We will address some of the most challenging pest problems experienced in 2014 and prepare growers for the 2015 season.
Meeting Dates: January 22 & 29 and February 5, 12, & 19, 2015 (6:00 - 8:00 PM); Follow-Up: April 30, 2015 (6:00 - 8:00 PM)
Meeting Dates: January 29 and February 5, 12 & 19, 2015 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM); Follow-Up: TBD
Meeting Dates: February 9 & 23 and March 2 & 9, 2015 (11:30 AM - 3:00 PM); Follow-Up: TBD
The 2015 Penn State Extension Crops Conferences are located in four counties around the state - Lancaster, Bradford, Union, and Lehigh. Each conference offers a day-long program with at least two concurrent breakout sessions, giving attendees the opportunity to select topics that are relevant to them and their agricultural operations.
The Northeast Tree Fruit Meeting is designed to give commercial tree fruit growers the latest research based information on a variety of topics.
The Endless Mountains Winter Commercial Vegetable Meeting is a day long educational event intended for commercial vegetable growers and interested potential growers and gardeners.
Susquehanna County Ag Day features 75 plus ag vendors, educational workshops, health organizations, lunch, pie baking contest, pie auction, and delicious dairy products including milk, cheese, and ice cream! This event which traditionally focused on dairy has expanded to include all enterprises in agriculture.
The Food for Profit workshop takes you step by step through the information necessary to start and run a small food product business, especially directed to individuals who will be making and packing their products for resale through grocery stores, farm markets, or restaurants.