Office Information

Address

867 Mercer Road
Franklin, PA 16323

Contact

Phone: 814-437-7607

Fax: 814-432-7123

Email: VenangoExt@psu.edu

Office Hours

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

Venango County 4-H News

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!
2017-2018 4-H Enrollment
Nov 18, 2016
enrollment for the 2017-2018 4-H year begins October 15th
Livestock Information
Nov 18, 2016
All Livestock Members are reminded to review the county and regional livestock rules prior to registering their projects.
2017 4-H Benefit Auction
Sep 23, 2016
The 4-H Benefit Auction will be held on November 4 at the Venango County Fairgrounds.
2017-2018 4-H in the Mall
Sep 23, 2016
4-H Theme is "Pathway to the Future"

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.