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September 18, 2015

Join PA 4Rs Alliance and GROWMARK FS on Friday October 2, 2015 from 9:00 A.M to 12:00 P.M.

Christine Stephens, junior ERM major.
September 16, 2015

This summer Christine Stephens had an incredible internship opportunity to work with water ... and with what lives in the water.

August 31, 2015

Don't miss out on our events for September!

Soil testing in the field
August 31, 2015

Although researchers continue to study which soil test provides the best results for nutrients recommendations, they all agree on one thing: soil health is a priority.

Conservation Crop Volunteers on the 193 Operations Wing of the US Air Force in Middletown, PA.
August 31, 2015

Greening the Lower Susquehanna conservation corps volunteers had the opportunity to help maintain a rain garden on the 193d Special Operations Wing of the U.S. Air Force in Middletown, PA.

Rain garden in Lancaster, PA.
August 11, 2015

Local entities implementing BMPs to address MS4, CSO discharges are eligible, must apply by October 9, 2015

Manure Expo welcome sign
August 3, 2015

Pennsylvania hosts 2015 North American Manure Expo

The cover crop team organizing bins of seeds before planting
August 3, 2015

Pennsylvania farmers are innovative by nature and by necessity. Providing meaningful metrics to these innovations is among the prime objectives of the active team of cover crop researchers at the College of Agricultural Sciences.

Ray Archuleta does a demonstration on how cover cropping and no-till benefits soil structure in an agriculture system.
August 3, 2015

Hershey Farms in Elizabethtown hosts field day featuring Ray Archuleta, Leroy Bupp and cover crop mixtures

August 3, 2015

Don't miss out on our events for August!

Maya, Emily and Hillary fish sampling!
August 2, 2015

Maya Yakobi, Emily Newman and Hillary Yarger bring energy, fresh ideas to the AEC this summer

August 1, 2015

After seven years of service to the AEC, we say farewell to a valued member of the team.

August 1, 2015

Workshop to be held at Rock Springs August 24-25 as part of "train the trainer" soil health series for conservation professionals

The Phosphorus Paradox
July 2, 2015

WPSU Penn State's "The Phosphorus Paradox" led the station’s impressive haul with six honors.

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June 9, 2015

The Agriculture & Environment Center will host a free Stormwater Management Workshop Saturday, June 27 from 9:30am-12pm at the Harris Township Municipal Building.

May 29, 2015

The June Water Webinar will be held in the fourth week of June. The topic will be "Irrigation Water Characteristics in Pennsylvania" by Amy Galford, Penn State Extension.