Office Information

Address

463 North Perry Highway
PO Box 530
Mercer, PA 16137-0530

Contact

Phone: 724-662-3141

Fax: 724-662-1933

Email: MercerExt@psu.edu

Office Hours

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

Mercer County 4-H News

Dates to Remember
May 1, 2017
Mandated Reporter Training
Mar 4, 2017
All volunteers are required to complete the Mandated Reporter Training annually. Certificates expire one year from the date of completion. This training must be completed prior to that expiration date each year.
Project Book Information
Mar 4, 2017
Leaders - the new project list is available online.
Club Chatter
Mar 4, 2017
Otter Creek Livestock, Baby Beef and Lamb, and Kountry Kids News Reports
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!

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.