Office Information


1238 County Welfare Road, Suite 110
Berks County Ag Center
Leesport, PA 19533-9709


Phone: 610-378-1327

Fax: 610-378-7961


Office Hours

Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Berks County 4-H News

2017 Banquet winners
Berks County 4-H Dairy Banquet
Apr 19, 2017
Berks County held it's annual 4-H Dairy Banquet on March 3, 2017 at the Virginville Grange Hall.
NYSD is also held in conjunction with National 4-H Week!
2017 4 H National Youth Science Day Challenge: Incredible Wearables
Mar 3, 2017
Put your engineering skills to the test!
Photo Caption Berks County 4-H 2016 Outstanding 4-H Horse Member Award Winners:L-R: Alexis Scheirer, Ashlynn Scheirer, Laura Dietrich, Maddison Meunier, Shianne George, Tyerney Lewis, Chloe Sullivan, Andrew Long, Tiffany George, Grace Mayberry, Merdena Tw
Berks County 4-H Horse Club Banquet
Jan 18, 2017
The Berks County 4-H Horse Members held their horse banquet January 14, 2017, and were recognized for their participation and achievements in the horse program for 2016.
Andrew Long, Photo by Jen Koller, Extension Educator - Berks County
2016 Pennsylvania 4-H Horse Show
Nov 3, 2016
Andrew Long of the Berks Saddle-ites 4-H Club, was a winner at the 2016 PA State 4-H Horse Show
Laura Dietrich, Berks County 4-H Member  Photo by Jen Koller, 4-H Extension Educator - Berks County
2016 Pennsylvania 4-H Horse Program Outstanding Member Award
Nov 3, 2016
Berks County's own Laura Dietrich was named Pennsylvania's 2016 Horse Outstanding 4-H Member.

Pennsylvania 4-H News

Council with the FFA State Officer team at Ag Progress Days
State Council's September Report
Oct 3, 2017
Want to know what your State Council has been up to?
Anna Schmitt, Jared Rose, Shirlann Harmon, Kayla Kimble, Andrea Repetz, Annah Burke, Caroline Benfer, and Julia Jumper make up the 2018 State Council team.
2018 State Council Installed
Sep 25, 2017
Eight youth from across the state installed as PA 4-H State Council
Pennsylvania 4-H’ers, from left, Jayden Dennis, Sophia Manidis, and Jadyn Heck-Hoppes identify invasive species. (Photo courtesy of Deborah Dietrich)
Stop the Invasion: Unwanted Plants, Bugs and Other Pests
Jun 27, 2017
Penn State Extension and Pennsylvania 4-H, with funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, created Stop the Invasion: Unwanted Plants, Bugs and Other Pests, a hands-on curriculum to address the threat of invasive species.
Youth in the Science Track of the 2017 Wildlife and Forestry Field Day learned to apply wildlife and forestry knowledge in on-site skills sessions. A sign language interpreter (center) assisted in explaining tree measuring technique.
Members Learn, Explore and Compete at 4-H Wildlife and Forestry Field Day
May 18, 2017
The 2017 4-H Wildlife and Forestry Field Day, held at Rock Springs, PA, was another “wild” success! 4-H youth and adults from across the state explored the wildlife and forestry sciences. The event featured an Exploratory Track for younger 4-H youth and a Science Track for teens. The theme for the Exploratory Track presented tools and methods for wildlife and forestry research, while the Science Track focused on applying research knowledge to managing forests and wildlife.
Kessler's Extension career began in 1969
Pennsylvania Man to Join National 4-H Hall of Fame
May 11, 2017
Robert Kessler, former Extension Agent in Franklin County, to be inducted this fall.