Southeast PA Crops Summer Twilight Meeting Featuring Hay Quality & Forage Testing

September 4, 2015

This meeting will focus on hay quality and production. For full details and registration information see the link below. Registration if FREE, however you must sign up. Please call the Berks County Extension office by Tuesday, September 8th if you are still interested in registering. 2015 Summer Twilight Flyer

Pasture Management Workshop- Monroe & Montgomery Counties

July 29, 2015

These free workshops will address the management and maintenance of pastures. Where & When: Montgomery County 4-H Center, Maple Room 1015 Bridge Rd, Collegeville, PA 19426 Date: September 14, 2015, 6:30 to 9:00 PM Monroe County Conservation District 8050 Running Valley Rd East Stroudsburg, PA 18360 Date: September 17, 2015, 6:30 to 9:00 PM  … Read More >

PASA Field Day: Choosing the Right Breed for Grass-Fed Beef Production

July 16, 2015

PASA Field Day Choosing the Right Breed for Grass-Fed Beef Production: Highland Cattle  H&H Cattle Middletown / Dauphin County  In collaboration with PA WAgN           Located in Dauphin county, H&H Cattle is a farm that focuses its efforts on raising Scottish Highland cattle for shows and breeding. Owner, Marjie Hartz will… Read More >

Skid Steer Training & Bobcat Clinic

July 14, 2015

Where: Best Line Equipment, 515 S. Bolmar St. West Chester, PA Tentative Schedule: 9AM- Skid Steer safety training for both Bobcat and competitive equipment operators Noon- Lunch Afternoon- Bobcat general maintenance and procedures Attendees are welcome to attend one or both classes. RSVP is required for lunch.   For RSVP or additional questions please contact Matt… Read More >

Berks-Schuylkill Summer Vegetable Twilight Meeting

July 13, 2015

Penn State Extension, the Kutztown Produce Auction Education Committee, and the Pennsylvania Vegetable Growers Association are co-sponsoring a summer twilight meeting. Where Kutztown Produce Auction 209 Oak Haven Road, Fleetwood, PA 19522 Join us for the latest research, pest and disease updates, and a great meal! Registration No pre-registration necessary $10 to cover the meal… Read More >

19th Annual “Are You Crazy” Retail Farm Markets Tour

July 7, 2015

Sponsored by: Pennsylvania Retail Farm Market Association, Penn State Cooperative Extension, Pennsylvania Vegetable Growers Association, Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, USDA, Risk Management Agency. WHAT: A bus tour of nine premiere retail farm markets — with plenty of ideas, education, food, and fun for all. This year we are exploring what Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia… Read More >

Organic Agriculture in the 21st Century

April 1, 2015

“Organic Agriculture in the 21st Century” Monday, April 13, 7:00pm Pfahler Auditorium, Ursinus College 601 E. Main Street Collegeville, PA Jean Richardson, Chair of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Organic Standards Board (the federal agency that oversees the regulation of all organic food sold in the United States under the “USDA Organic” label) will… Read More >