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Land Use webinar

January 16, 2013

The topic is Planning in PA: Land Use, Communities & Beyond, 12– 1pm and again at 7-8pm. Planners have a wide array of issues they can address and tools from which to work. The cost is $25 for the series of 5 webinars. For more information or to register, visit http://agsci.psu.edu/land-use-webinar.

Pesticide Education webinar

January 15, 2013

Cost: $5. Call Wayne County Extension at 570/253-5970 x4110 to register due to room capacity, 1-3pm.

Vegetable Production webinar

January 9, 2013

The series provides convenient access to timely updates in commercial vegetable and small fruit production for extension educators, producers and industry representatives, 1-2pm. Topic: Nutrient Management and Fertigation. Cost: $10 per webinar or $35 for the whole series of five. Register online at agsci.psu.edu/vegetable-production-webinars or by phone at 724/627-3745.

Charcoal Making Then and Now webinar

January 8, 2013

12–1pm and repeated 7–8pm. To register and take part in the live seminars or to view the upcoming seminars schedule, visit extension.psu.edu/private-forests/tools-resources/webinars.

Technology Tuesdays: Youngstock Housing Needs free online workshop

January 8, 2013

Topics include determining system size, group sizes, calf and heifer housing alternatives, animal treatment and management needs, designing a total system and evaluating usefulness of existing facilities. Presented by Dr. Jud Heinrichs, professor Penn State Department of Animal Science; Dan McFarland and John Tyson, Penn State Extension Engineers, 8:30-10am. Register: 888/373-7232.

Gillibrand pushes credit union change

After the Great Recession hit the economy in 2008, commercial lenders became much more cautious about lending money, especially to small businesses. Since then, the economy has recovered a bit, but the credit crunch for small businesses continues.  Read more

Reaction to Sandy Hook tragedy

A small group of residents gathered in Central Park in Honesdale for a candlelight vigil on December 14 to honor the victims of the shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT and to pray for their families.

Similar gatherings were held throughout the nation sponsored by the progressive group Move On. Those who gathered held a moment of silence and then talked about the need for restraint of automatic fire arms that have no other purpose than to kill people more efficiently.  Read more

Catskill Nordic Ski Club

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The club offers informal guided cross-country ski trips on some of Sullivan County’s most beautiful trails. Most of the trips are free, except where noted, and last about two hours. Saturdays, 1:30pm. 845/434-5371.

Mohegan Sun Pocono Downs bus trip

September 20, 2012

Bus leaves 10/6 from Liberty Dunkin Donuts 8:30am or Monticello ShopRite 8:45am, $30 incl. $25 free play & $10 food. RSVP by 9/20: 845/434-9064.

Woodlot management opportunities webinar

September 11, 2012

Intro to woodlot management w/ numerous practices for both forestry & wildlife live educational web-based seminar, noon & 7pm. RSVP: extension.psu.edu/private-forests/tools-resources/webinars

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