Upcoming Regional Events
The Penn State Master Gardeners in Lackawanna County are having a hands-on workshop to teach you how to make new garden beds or enhance established ones with a technique called lasagna gardening or sheet composting. You don’t have to dig or use any kind of toxic sprays.
Susquehanna County Forest Landowners Association hosts this bus tour each fall. Contact them for registration details.
Meeting Dates: October 19 & 26 and November 2, 9, & 16, 2015 (1:00 - 3:00 PM) - Snow date: November 23, 2015; Follow-Up: January 18, 2016 (1:00 - 3:00 PM) - Snow date: January 25, 2016
Celebrate Penn State Extension and the Susquehanna County Conservation District's accomplishments for the year!
Is starting an agricultural business right for you? Whether your vision includes making goat cheese, selling cut flowers, or growing rare tomato varieties, this course will give you the tools to start making that dream come true.
The Food for Profit workshop consists of seven hours that provide an overview of how to start and successfully operate a small food-product business
After our annual business meeting, take a tour and visit with innovative entrepreneurs working in a collaborative business incubator environment.
The Northeast Greenhouse Seminar is a day long program designed specifically for commercial greenhouse growers. Presentations will be made by Penn State Extension Educators, a Cornell University Specialist, industry experts, growers, and a Bureau of Plant Industry Supervisor.
Join the Susquehanna County Forest Land Owners Association for this dinner and presentation.
Farm$en$e is a four session workshop that teaches farmers how to understand financial statements such as the cash flow statement, the balance sheet, and the income statement. Course participants will learn how to use financial records to make informed financial and production decisions. These skills will strengthen the farm business and improve relationships with business partners.