2012

Past NACAA President Rocks The House In Pittsburgh
Dec 10, 2012
Past NACAA President, Paul Wigley from Georgia, plays in front of a live audience at Howlers Coyote Cafe.
Joyce Herncane Named Honorary County Agent
Nov 28, 2012
Joyce Herncane of Schellsburg in Bedford County was recently named an Honorary County Agent by the PA Association of County Agricultural Agents (PACAA) at their annual meeting held in State College. She was honored because of her support of Penn State Extension and agriculture in Bedford County.
New Officers Sworn in at Annual PACAA Meeting
Nov 20, 2012
New officers were sworn in at the Pennsylvania Association of Agricultural Agents annual meeting on November 15.
Pennsylvania Association of County Agricultural Agents Brings in 2013 Directors
Nov 16, 2012
Not only does the Pennsylvania Association of County Agricultural Agents have a strong group of officers to lead the organization, but also a robust group of directors to guide the organization.
Significance of Penn State Extension's Roots In Pennsylvania Recognized
Sep 17, 2012
This past June, several members of the Pennsylvania Association of County Agriculture Agents and Penn State administrators gathered in the small town of Schellsburg, Bedford County to commemorate the placing of a historical marker for the first county extension agent.
PACAA Members Raise Funds For State Association
Sep 12, 2012
Pennsylvania Association of County Agricultural Agents (PACAA) raise funds for association by serving cool drinks and hot treats at Ag Progress Days
Pennsylvania Extension Educators Present Results of Educational Efforts
Sep 10, 2012
Amber Yutzy and Greg Strait presented the results of their educational efforts on milking issues at the 2012 NACAA in Charleston, South Carolina this past July.
Pennsylvanian Paul Craig, Takes the Reins of the National Association of County Agricultural Agents
Sep 5, 2012
The Pennsylvania Association of Agricultural Agents are very proud to have Paul Craig, one of their own, serving as the NACAA President. He comes from a long line of Pennsylvanians that have served the national association; Bill Kelly in 1993, Leslie Firth in 1981, Joseph Thurston in 1965, R.H. McDougall in 1957, and Rex Carter in 1950.
Rob Goodling National Finalist in NACAA's Agricultural Appreciation and Awareness Award
Aug 29, 2012
The NACAA Agricultural Appreciation and Awareness Award recognizes NACAA members or team of members for outstanding use of Public Relations in Daily Efforts that improves the understanding of agriculture in their communities.
Amber Yutzy and Greg Strait National Finalists in NACAA's Search For Excellence in Livestock Production
Aug 29, 2012
The Search for Excellence in Livestock Production is an award that recognize an NACAA member who has developed and carried out an outstanding extension educational program in livestock production.
Stacie Hritz Awarded the Achievement Award at the 2012 National Association of County Agricultural Agents' annual meeting.
Aug 12, 2012
Stacie Hritz was recognized at the 2012 National Association of County Agricultural Agents' annual meeting this past July for her efforts with Penn State Cooperative Extension. This award is given to educators with less than ten years of service.
Dana Rizzo Awarded the Achievement Award at the 2012 National Association of County Agricultural Agents' annual meeting.
Aug 11, 2012
Dana Rizzo was recognized at the 2012 National Association of County Agricultural Agents' annual meeting this past July for her efforts with Penn State Cooperative Extension. This award is given to educators with less than ten years of service.
Stacie Hritz National Finalist in NACAA's Search for Excellence in Remote Sensing and Precision Agriculture
Aug 10, 2012
The Search for Excellence in Remote Sensing and Precision Agriculture is an award that that recognizes an NACAA member who has developed and carried out an outstanding extension educational program in utilizing remote sensing and/or precision agricultural techniques.
Susan Boser awarded the Distinguished Service Award at the 2012 National Association of County Agricultural Agents' annual meeting.
Aug 9, 2012
Susan Boser was recognized at the National Association of County Agricultural Agents' annual meeting this past July for her efforts with Penn State Cooperative Extension. The purpose of the Distinguished Service Award Program is to encourage and recognize excellence in the field of professional Extension for members with more than ten years of service.
Pennsylvania Extension Educators Recognized for Communication Skills
Aug 5, 2012
National Association of County Agricultural Agents recognize two Pennsylvanians who excelled in communicating programs and ideas to their clientele.
J. Craig Williams awarded the Distinguished Service Award at the 2012 National Association of County Agricultural Agents' annual meeting.
Aug 3, 2012
J. Craig Williams was recognized at the National Association of County Agricultural Agents' annual meeting this past July for his efforts with Penn State Cooperative Extension.
PACAA Members Represent Association at Pennsylvania State Council of Farm Organizations Annual Meeting
Feb 9, 2012
Two members of the Pennsylvania Association of County Agricultural Agents represented their group at the Pennsylvania State Council of Farm Organizations Annual Meeting on Febraury 7.
Mena Hautau awarded the Distinguished Service Award at the 2011 National Association of County Agricultural Agents' annual meeting.
Jan 17, 2012
Mena Hautau was recognized at the National Association of County Agricultural Agents' annual meeting this past October for her efforts with Penn State Cooperative Extension.
First County Agricultural Extension Program in United States Recognized.
Jan 13, 2012
Established in 1910 by the US Dept. of Agriculture in Bedford County, it was the first agency of its kind in the nation. The County Agent provided practical advice on farming and gardening as well as consumer economics and nutrition to rural residents. The Cooperative Extension program improved food production across the state and nation, and is still in existence today.
North East Association of County Agricultural Agents Looking for Tour Sponsors
Jan 12, 2012
Tours are a critical component of professional improvement as it allows county agricultural educators to observe what is going on outside their area. Sponsorship of these tours is needed for this activity to occur and the North East Association of County Agricultural Agents is looking for individuals or businesses to assist in this endeavor.
Craig Altemose awarded the Distinguished Service Award at the 2011 National Association of County Agricultural Agents' annual meeting.
Jan 11, 2012
Craig Altemose was recognized at the National Association of County Agricultural Agents' annual meeting this past October for his efforts with Penn State Cooperative Extension.
Amber Yutzy Recognized for Her Effort with Cooperative Extension
Jan 10, 2012
Amber Yutzy was recognized at the National Association of County Agricultural Agents' annual meeting this past October for her efforts with dairy clientele in Pennsylvania.