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Controlling Tree of Heaven: Why it Matters
Controlling Tree of Heaven: Why it Matters - Videos Videos

Controlling Tree of Heaven: Why it Matters

David R. Jackson

3:53

Learn about the invasive tree-of-heaven, commonly found in Pennsylvania, and how you can use it to help control another invasive species, spotted lanternfly. More
Organic/Sustainable Practices and Plant Propagation
Organic/Sustainable Practices and Plant Propagation - Workshops Workshops

Organic/Sustainable Practices and Plant Propagation

03/23/2019

Stroudsburg, PA

$5.00
Grow organic and create new plants in your garden this year! More
Penn State C Loveland
Penn State Extension Offers Free Videos With Tools to Aid Community Meetings - News News
Penn State Extension's video series, "Community Conflict: Finding Middle Ground" provides strategies for civil engagement on 'hot button' topics. More
Understanding Dairy Business
Understanding Dairy Business and Production for the Conservation Professional - Workshops Workshops
Free
The goal of this workshop is to help conservationists better understand the dairy business and become effective communicators when helping dairy farmers consider and implement conservation practices. More
Image: Lyc Co Master Gardeners Ken Elkin
Growing and Blooming Across Northern Spain - Workshops Workshops

Growing and Blooming Across Northern Spain

03/02/2019

Montoursville, PA

Free
A travelog of plants and landscapes of Spain More
Growing Peas and Smoothie Greens
Growing Peas and Smoothie Greens - Workshops Workshops

Growing Peas and Smoothie Greens

03/09/2019

Stroudsburg, PA

$5.00
Gardeners are invited to attend this workshop on cool weather spring planting with the Master Gardeners of Monroe County. More
PASA's 2019 Sustainable Agriculture Conference features 160+ food and farming workshops and a 90+ vendor trade show.
Field Crops Management at PASA’s 28th Annual Conference - News News
PASA features multiple sessions about field crops at the annual conference in Lancaster, PA. More
Grow Local, Eat Global, and Journal
Grow Local, Eat Global, and Journal - Workshops Workshops

Grow Local, Eat Global, and Journal

02/23/2019

Stroudsburg, PA

$5.00
Learn how to grow plants in your garden to create global cuisine and how to keep a garden journal. More
New Field and Forage Crops Educator, Franklin County
New Field and Forage Crops Educator, Franklin County - News News
Penn State Extension in Franklin County welcomes new Field and Forage Crops Team member Brittany Clark to their staff. More
Max Williamson, USDA Forest Service, Bugwood.org
Local Extension Offices are Offering a Private Pesticide Applicator Short Course - News News
A two-day short course is being offered at local Penn State Extension offices across the state to prepare applicators for the private pesticide applicator exam. More
Photo by Dwane Miller
Crops Conferences Kick-off in Lancaster, Lehigh - News News
Minnesota Grain Marketing educator Ed Usset to highlight the Penn State Crops Conferences in Lancaster and Lehigh Counties. More
Getting a good stand takes a well-maintained planter, especially in tough no-till conditions. Photo by Sjoerd Duiker
Planter Maintenance - Articles Articles

Planter Maintenance

Sjoerd Willem Duiker, Ph.D., CCA

Winter is a good time to work on planter maintenance to prevent breakdowns or poor performance at planting time. Planter maintenance is essential for optimal no-till results. More
Research Spotlight: Bale Density Effects on Baleage Quality
Research Spotlight: Bale Density Effects on Baleage Quality - Articles Articles

Research Spotlight: Bale Density Effects on Baleage Quality

Marvin Hall, Ph.D., Jessica A. Williamson, Ph.D.

This Research Spotlight examining bale density and its effect on baleage quality confirms attention to forage maturity, moisture, timely wrapping and density result in quality baleage. More
Photo Caption: Kyle Imhoff
Weather Outlook for the Week of January 8, 2019 - News News
With the relatively mild weather that has been the norm for the past several weeks, more wintry weather will be in store over the next week. More
Raising Calf-Fed Holsteins: Colostrum Management
Raising Calf-Fed Holsteins: Colostrum Management - Videos Videos
Newborn calves need colostrum as soon as possible to achieve transfer of passive immunity. Learn about proper colostrum management in calf-fed Holsteins raised for beef. More
Raising Calf-Fed Holsteins: Technologies to Improve Production
Raising Calf-Fed Holsteins: Technologies to Improve Production - Videos Videos
Carcass characteristics of Holsteins can be greatly improved with today’s technology. Learn how to get the most meat from your Holsteins. More
Raising Calf-Fed Holsteins: Achieving a Smooth Weaning Transition
Raising Calf-Fed Holsteins: Achieving a Smooth Weaning Transition - Videos Videos
Calf-fed Holsteins should be introduced to grain early in life to start developing their rumens; this video outlines the timeline for this process. More
Raising Calf-Fed Holsteins: Feeding Transition
Raising Calf-Fed Holsteins: Feeding Transition - Videos Videos
Proper feedlot nutrition is essential for optimizing calf-fed Holsteins raised for beef production. More
Humane Issues and Statutes Related to Horse Ownership in PA
Humane Issues and Statutes Related to Horse Ownership in PA - Webinars Webinars

Humane Issues and Statutes Related to Horse Ownership in PA

12:00 PM - 01:30 PM, 01/24/2019

1 hour

Free
Pennsylvania has recently updated the animal cruelty statutes. Learn about regulations that affect horse welfare, which don't always match regulations that focus on pet ownership. More
Vegetable Gardening
Vegetable Gardening - Workshops Workshops

Vegetable Gardening

03/09/2019

Springfield, PA

$10.00
Learn how to plant and grow vegetables in your home garden. More
Consumer Reports Workshop — A Sustainable Diet
Consumer Reports Workshop — A Sustainable Diet - Workshops Workshops

Consumer Reports Workshop — A Sustainable Diet

05/11/2019

Springfield, PA

Free
Consumer Reports Workshop — A Sustainable Diet is part of the Delaware County Master Gardeners' Second Saturdays events and will help you navigate the grocery store. More
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Call for Proposals for Energy Days - News News
Energy Days session proposals wanted on clean, safe, affordable, abundant energy More
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Herbal teas and butters - Workshops Workshops

Herbal teas and butters

05/04/2019

Montoursville, PA

Free
How to make herbal teas and herbal butters More
Lycoming County MG
Rain Barrels - Workshops Workshops

Rain Barrels

04/27/2019

Montoursville, PA

Free
Water management with a rain barrel! Learn how to construct one! More
Bernard Spragg, Public Domain
Summer Bulbs - Workshops Workshops

Summer Bulbs

04/13/2019

Montoursville, PA

Free
Learn how to add bulbs to your garden — and take home a sample! More