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Poinsettia plant injured from off-label application of prometon (Pramitol) under the greenhouse bench. Photo: Tom Ford, Penn State
Weed Control in the Greenhouse - News News

Weed Control in the Greenhouse

03/18/2019

Each year brings with it new challenges and opportunities for the greenhouse industry and the growers that are tasked with overseeing the various production facilities across the world. More
Box tree moth larvae (Cydalima perspectalis) By böhringer friedrich - CC BY-SA 2.5, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=20484379
More Trouble Ahead for Boxwoods? - News News
As if boxwood blight is not enough to keep growers, landscape architects, and landscape contractors up at night, an insect that is devastating box forests and landscape plantings across Europe has shown up in Ontario, Canada. Meet the box tree moth! More
Photo by Michael Houtz
Two New Articles from Penn State on Turfgrass Fertilization Practices - News News
Two newly revised articles dealing with turfgrass fertilization practices are now available from Penn State Extension. More
A newly-planted live stake. (Photo: Kristen Kyler, Penn State)
Utilize Cuttings from Willows and Dogwoods to Improve Streams - News News
There is a simple practice you can do to repair streambanks, create wildlife habitat, and improve the health of your stream — live staking. More
Water Faucet. Credit: USEPA
Why Conserve Water in a Water Rich State? - News News
March is a great time to review water conservation tips and benefits because National “Fix a Leak Week” sponsored by the WaterSense program at EPA, happens this month - March 18-29. More
Pictured: Ted Evgeniadis – Lower Susquehanna Riverkeeper, Jodi Sulpizio - MWS Coordinator, York County Extension, Donna Scherer – Penn State Extension Client Relations Manager, and Doug Hoke - York County Commissioner (Photo: J. Sulpizio, Penn State)
York County Master Watershed Stewards Give 2018 Outstanding Partner Award - News News
The Penn State Master Watershed Stewards in York County presented Ted Evgeniadis, the Lower Susquehanna Riverkeeper, with the 2018 Outstanding Partner Award at their MWS Winter Celebration in February. More
Courtesy Ken Elkin
Bulbs Mean More Than Tulips! - News News

Bulbs Mean More Than Tulips!

03/17/2019

Consider planting summer blooming bulbs for variety! More
Spotlight on Vegetable Gardening: Growing the Garden
Spotlight on Vegetable Gardening: Growing the Garden - Workshops Workshops
$10.00
This workshop is part of a series of programs focusing on planting, cultivating, and harvesting vegetables in the home garden. More
Photo: Penn State Extension
Fruit Tree Pruning 'By the Rule' - Workshops Workshops

Fruit Tree Pruning 'By the Rule'

03/30/2019

Hermitage, PA

Free
Learn how to prune dwarf apple and other fruit trees for maximum production. More
"Dyed Easter Eggs by Jim, the Photographer on flickr.com. Licensed under CC BY 2.0
Holiday Egg Safety Tips - News News

Holiday Egg Safety Tips

03/15/2019

When using hard boiled/cooked eggs for decorating, hiding, centerpieces or eating this holiday season, remember to keep food safety in mind! More
On the YGA tour to the USDA Appalachian Fruit Research Station, the YGA group learns about new techniques in apple breeding from Dr. Jay Norelli.
Choosing Agriculture and Farming as a Career: Young Growers Alliance - News News
The Young Growers Alliance (YGA) has been making its mark on the fruit grower industry for several years now. Just how important they have become is reflected in the following article. More
The Revised Penn State Spray Record-Keeping Workbook
The Revised Penn State Spray Record-Keeping Workbook - News News
For many years, Penn State Extension has maintained a spray record-keeping spreadsheet to assist tree fruit growers in tracking and planning spray applications. More
Bee pollinating a zucchini flower. photo credits: Kelly Hower, Penn State Extension Lehigh County
Pollinators and Your Vegetable Garden - Workshops Workshops
Pollinators can help many of your favorite vegetables produce bigger and tastier vegetables! More
Spotlight on Vegetable Gardening: Getting Started
Spotlight on Vegetable Gardening: Getting Started - Workshops Workshops
$10.00
This workshop is part of a series of programs focusing on planting, cultivating, and harvesting vegetables in the home garden. More
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Preparing for Pennsylvania Food Code Changes - Part 1 - News News
An important change for Pennsylvania establishments is that the person in charge in an operation must be a certified food protection manager and onsite at all times during operating hours. More
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Research to Study Subsurface Stress in Hydrocarbon Reservoirs - News News
Penn State researcher awarded grant to study how rock deforms with resource extraction. More
Long-Lasting Spring Flowers
Long-Lasting Spring Flowers - Workshops Workshops

Long-Lasting Spring Flowers

04/13/2019

East Stroudsburg, PA

Free
Plant flowers to enjoy in the spring and all throughout the summer months! More
Home Food Preservation: Freezing Foods
Home Food Preservation: Freezing Foods - Workshops Workshops

Home Food Preservation: Freezing Foods

06/26/2019

Lancaster, PA

$15.00
Learn about today's recommended methods for home food preservation while dispelling food preservation myths and unsafe practices of the past. More
Keep root pruning to a minimum. Photo: Rob Crassweller, Penn State
Spring Planting of Fruit Trees - News News

Spring Planting of Fruit Trees

03/13/2019

Nationally, Arbor Day is celebrated the last Friday in April; however, in Maryland, it is celebrated the first Wednesday in April, and in West Virginia the second Friday in April. More
Be sure to remove fruit mummies from peach trees while pruning to limit brown rot for the coming season. Photo: K. Peter, Penn State
The 2019 Season: Dormant Copper Sprays and Sanitation for Disease Management - News News
Consider using dormant applications of copper to manage fungal and bacterial diseases. Sanitation is critical for limiting fruit rots in the orchard. More
SILVAH Training: Oak (Private Event)
SILVAH Training: Oak (Private Event) - Workshops Workshops

SILVAH Training: Oak (Private Event)

06/10/2019

Cooksburg, PA

$110.00
Oak SILVAH Training is an intensive five-day course that includes educational training in the classroom and hands-on experience in the field. More
Photo: Penn State
Interim Director of the Fruit Research and Extension Center - News News
Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences has named Jayson Harper, professor of agricultural economics, as interim director of the Fruit Research and Extension Center, effective March 1. More
Cooking for Crowds: A Volunteer's Guide to Safe Food Handling (Private - Juniata College)
Cooking for Crowds: A Volunteer's Guide to Safe Food Handling (Private - Juniata College) - Workshops Workshops
Free
This program helps non-profit organizations and their volunteers understand risks involved preparing large volumes of food. More
Photo: Penn State Pesticide Education
New Worker Protection Standard Training Materials - News News
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) revised the Worker Protection Standard regulation (WPS) in 2015. More
Cooking with Herbs
Cooking with Herbs - Workshops Workshops

Cooking with Herbs

07/23/2019

Honesdale, PA

Free
You won't want to miss this workshop all about cooking with herbs, presented by a local chef. More
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