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Cumberland Service Center
Cumberland County Extension Open House - Workshops Workshops

Cumberland County Extension Open House

03/24/2019

Carlisle, PA

Free
Come join us for an afternoon filled with educational experiences. Learn about a valuable outreach supported by Cumberland Counrty. More
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Safe Water and Your Foodservice Operation - Articles Articles

Safe Water and Your Foodservice Operation

Kerry Donovan Smith, Andy Hirneisen, MA

Understanding and preventing backflow in your food facility is critical to ensure safe food for your customers. More
Spotted Lanternfly Business Action Toolkit
Spotted Lanternfly Business Action Toolkit - Guides and Publications Guides and Publications
Free
Available to Pennsylvania businesses, the toolkit includes a collection of printed materials to inform employees about ways to stop the spotted lanternfly. More
Estate Planning for Pennsylvania Farm Families
Estate Planning for Pennsylvania Farm Families - Articles Articles

Estate Planning for Pennsylvania Farm Families

Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D., Lynn Kime, Ashley Ellixson, Paul Goeringer

It's time to get a dialogue started with family to determine a strategy for transferring farm assets that can help minimize stress and the potential tax burdens on your heirs. More
Making a Budget Part of This Year's New Year’s Resolution
Making a Budget Part of This Year's New Year’s Resolution - Articles Articles
Financial Health More
Solving Bacteria Problems in Wells and Springs
Solving Bacteria Problems in Wells and Springs - Videos Videos
This video discusses various steps homeowners can take to solve or treat bacteria problems in wells, springs and cisterns used for drinking water. More
Workshop at Heritage Farm
Master Class: Soils, Urban Environments and Tough Choices - Workshops Workshops
Free
An overview of urban soils and their use in a variety of urban roles More
Dining with Diabetes (Private - Prince of Peace)
Dining with Diabetes (Private - Prince of Peace) - Workshops Workshops

Dining with Diabetes (Private - Prince of Peace)

03/06/2019

Farrell, PA

Free
The Dining With Diabetes program helps people with type 2 diabetes identify and understand important information about managing and preventing this disease. More
Cooking for Crowds: A Volunteer's Guide to Safe Food Handling (Private - Tri County Active Adult Center)
Cooking for Crowds: A Volunteer's Guide to Safe Food Handling (Private - Tri County Active Adult Center) - Workshops Workshops
$25.00
This workshop provides practical food safety strategies for nonprofit organizations that prepare and serve food. More
Are you at risk?
Risk Management Focus Group - Workshops Workshops

Risk Management Focus Group

Multiple Options Available

Free
Are your farm or family assets at risk? These focus groups will provide information about various types of risk and ways to protect your assets. More
Alletta M. Schadler Scholarship Alletta M. Schadler Scholarship - News

Alletta M. Schadler Scholarship

01/30/2019

The scholarship of $500.00 will provide support to any Lebanon County resident pursuing a degree or continuing education in the area of Family and Consumer Sciences. More
Read the Label First
New Changes to Paraquat Label - News News

New Changes to Paraquat Label

01/30/2019

EPA has taken action on paraquat dichloride, a herbicide that can be poisonous to humans. Additional training is needed to use this product. More
Half respirator
Respirator Fit Testing — Now Available - News News
Explanation of need for respirator fit test. Contact information for how to schedule a fit test. More
Ag Profitability: Growing Profit
Ag Profitability: Growing Profit - Workshops Workshops

Ag Profitability: Growing Profit

03/05/2019

Gap, PA

$25.00
Farm managers, workers, producers and company owners are invited to join us for this informative financial workshop. More
History of Colonial Medicines
History of Colonial Medicines - Workshops Workshops

History of Colonial Medicines

08/10/2019

Springfield, PA

$10.00
Learn about the robust history of Colonial medicines. More
Manure Management Project Book for Youth
Manure Management for Youth Projects - Articles Articles
Manure impacts water quality. In PA, everyone who produces manure needs a plan. That includes 4-H youth. More
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Penn State Chosen for DOE Grid Optimization Competition - News News
Penn State researchers work on challenges to develop solutions for a resilient and secure electricity grid. More
Image Credit: Emelie Swackhamer, Penn State Extension
Spotted Lanternfly Agricultural Producer and Forest Landowner Impact Survey - News News
A survey is currently underway to gather information from horticultural growers, field crop farmers, and forest landowners on the potential economic impact of the spotted lanternfly (SLF) on agriculture and forestry. More
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Make Your New Year’s Resolution Stick - Articles Articles

Make Your New Year’s Resolution Stick

Katie Greenawalt, MS, CHES

What is your New Year's Resolution? More
Herramientas para escribir un plan de inocuidad de los alimentos para la huerta
Herramientas para escribir un plan de inocuidad de los alimentos para la huerta - Articles Articles

Herramientas para escribir un plan de inocuidad de los alimentos para la huerta

Luke LaBorde, Ph.D., Maria Gorgo-Gourovitch, Lee Stivers

El Sistema de Extensión Cooperativa de Penn State tiene a su disposición una serie de plantillas, listas de verificación y registros para ayudar a los agricultores de frutas y vegetales frescos en la escritura de sus planes de inocuidad de los alimentos para la huerta. More
Soil Fertility
Soil Fertility - Workshops Workshops

Soil Fertility

03/12/2019

Uniontown, PA

Free
Join us to learn all about the fertility of soil from Extension experts. More
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So You Want to Raise Hogs - Workshops Workshops

So You Want to Raise Hogs

Multiple Options Available

Free
Discover production basics for raising hogs for meat. More
SW PA Dairy Day 2018 - Dr. Nigel Cook
Southwest Pennsylvania Regional Dairy Day - Conferences Conferences

Southwest Pennsylvania Regional Dairy Day

03/07/2019

Blairsville, PA

Free
This annual event is organized by agribusiness sponsors to provide useful educational content for those involved with dairy production in Southwest Pennsylvania. More
2019 Erie County Master Gardener Plant Sale
2019 Erie County Master Gardener Plant Sale - News News
Erie county Master Gardeners will be having their annual plant sale on May 11th from 9am - noon. More
Foot trimming is one basic practice that all sheep and goat producers should be able to perform.
Sheep and Goat Workshops: Hands-On Management Practices - Workshops Workshops
Free
Sheep and goat production requires many skills to handle basic livestock management practices. More