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Tree trenches can be used in parking lots where a walkway system is being developed along shade trees. A tree trench is a system of trees connected by an underground infiltration structure. Photo: Thomas McCann, Penn State
Green Stormwater Infrastructure: Overview From a Philadelphia Perspective - Articles Articles
Have you been seeing terms like GI, GSI, raingarden, stormwater management, infiltration basin, swale, bump out, raised dropped inlet or tree trenches? More
US Continues to Increase in Natural Gas and Oil Production
US Continues to Increase in Natural Gas and Oil Production - News News
The US Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) July drilling productivity report indicates growth in the seven major onshore unconventional shale basins for August. More
Pesticide Labels and SDSs
Pesticide Labels and SDSs - Articles Articles

Pesticide Labels and SDSs

Sharon I Gripp

Links to pesticide labels and SDSs. More
When trees look like telephone poles, they are either planted too deeply or mulched too deeply. Either way, it is not good for the tree! Photo: Sandy Feather, Penn State
Mulch Volcanoes Are Erupting Everywhere! - News News
Extension educators, arborists, and other knowledgeable horticulturists have railed against the prevalence of mulch volcanoes for decades. So why do we still see so much mulch piled around the trunks of trees? More
Downy mildew lesions on the upper surface of a cantaloupe leaf. Photo: Beth Gugino, Penn State
Vegetable Disease Update: July 19, 2018 - News News
No new reports of late blight since the confirmations on tomato in York County and on potato and tomato in southern Lancaster County a couple of weeks ago. More
Spotted Lantern Fly-USDA photo credit
Spotted Lanternfly Permit Training Announced for Lancaster - News News
A permit will be required to sell and move merchandise within and outside of the thirteen (13) county Quarantine area. More
Growin' Green with Master Gardeners
Growin' Green with Master Gardeners - Workshops Workshops

Growin' Green with Master Gardeners

Multiple Options Available

$5.00
Youth 4-6 will participate in lots of fun activities while learning about plants at this workshop. More
Grow-finish pigs, photo credit: Elizabeth Hines
Keeping Pigs Cool in the Summer Heat - Articles Articles
Practicing some seasonal tips along with good husbandry can reduce the impact of heat stress on swine herd performance. More
Beauty of Bulbs
Beauty of Bulbs - Workshops Workshops

Beauty of Bulbs

09/08/2018

Chambersburg, PA

$10.00
Learn about choosing the right bulbs, planting, avoiding diseases, and much more! More
ServSafe® (Private Event)
ServSafe® (Private Event) - Workshops Workshops

ServSafe® (Private Event)

08/20/2018

Conshohocken, PA

Free
This is the ServSafe® Food Safety Program for Managers. Upon successful completion, participants will receive the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager Certificate. More
Photo Credit: Liz Bosak
Soybean Production Field Days - News News

Soybean Production Field Days

07/18/2018

Perry County will kick off the 2018 Soybean Production Field Days on July 24 in Elliottsburg. More
Dairy Cattle Nutrition Workshop
Dairy Cattle Nutrition Workshop - Workshops Workshops

Dairy Cattle Nutrition Workshop

10/31/2018

Harrisburg, PA

$120.00
This workshop provides applied dairy nutrition information and training to feed industry professionals. Hands-on workshops and practical sessions offer information you can use to help you or your clients succeed. More
Healthy soybean field in Centre County. Image Credit: Adriana Murillo-Williams
Soybean Sentinel Plot Report – July 17, 2018 - News News
Our soybean sentinel plots have only minor insect/disease populations, so insecticide and fungicides applications may provide little benefit; scout to know! More
Heidi Myer, PSU Extension
Heidi Myer Joins Field and Forage Crops Team in York County - News News
Penn State Extension welcomed a new Field and Forage Crops Educator to York County in early July. More
Utility Vehicle (UTV) use on the farm is very common because of their ability to carry supplies in the cargo bed. Photo Credit: Andrew Frankenfield
ATV and Multipurpose Agricultural Vehicle (MAV) Safety Reminders - News News
Nearly every farm has a 4-wheeler or utility vehicle used to assist with farm activities. Keep safety in mind when operating these vehicles. More
Overall picture of white oak impacted by cynipid wasp galls. Photo: Sandy Feather, Penn State
Cynipid Wasp Galls: Making A Mess of White Oaks - News News
The Extension office received a sample of damaged white oak leaves from the North Hills of Pittsburgh. Given the amount of rain we have had all year, anthracnose was a possible suspect. More
Master Gardener Garden to Table
Master Gardener Garden to Table - Workshops Workshops

Master Gardener Garden to Table

09/06/2018

Gettysburg, PA

$75.00
Join us and learn how to use summer and cold weather vegetables from your garden! More
Best Milking Practices: Changing Practices to Lower SCC and Improve Milk Quality
Best Milking Practices: Changing Practices to Lower SCC and Improve Milk Quality - Webinars Webinars
Free
Recorded webinar from the "Tools for Teams" series. More
Calculating Heifer Costs on Your Farm
Calculating Heifer Costs on Your Farm - Webinars Webinars
Free
Recorded webinar from the "Tools for Teams" series. More
Farm and Ranch Legacy Planning: Don't Leave it to Chance!
Farm and Ranch Legacy Planning: Don't Leave it to Chance! - Webinars Webinars
Free
Recorded webinar from the "Tools for Teams" series. More
Notice the size difference, Yellowjacket (bottom), European hornet (top). Photo courtesy of Jim Baker, North Carolina State University, Bugwood.org
The Giant Asian Hornet Scare - News News

The Giant Asian Hornet Scare

07/17/2018

There was a flurry of calls coming into area Penn State Extension offices a few weeks ago about the appearance of the giant Asian hornet. More
Managing Milk Components and Volume for Profitable Dairy Producers
Managing Milk Components and Volume for Profitable Dairy Producers - Webinars Webinars
Free
Recorded webinar from the "Tools for Teams" series. More
Master Gardener Pollinator Garden Workshop Series
Master Gardener Pollinator Garden Workshop Series - Workshops Workshops
$25.00
Invite pollinators into your yard by creating an eye-catching pollinator garden! More
The Chinese chestnut tree in full bloom can be very attractive. Photo: Tom Butzler, Penn State
Trees in the Landscape: The Stinkers - Articles Articles
We place trees and shrubs in the landscape for a variety of reasons; fall color, flowers, shade, winter interest, and fruiting characteristics. And let’s not forget the smell. More
Navigating Dairy Advisory Teams through DHI Records
Navigating Dairy Advisory Teams through DHI Records - Webinars Webinars
Free
Advisory teams can easily be inundated with data when trying to investigate and monitor their goals and objectives. More
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