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April 16, 2015

The Governor's Office of Homeland Security has partnered with the PA Department of Agriculture and Penn State University's College of Agricultural Sciences to host an awareness and prevention symposium on food defense for Pennsylvania's food and agriculture industry.

April 16, 2015

The project coordinator will work with new farmers to establish "Models of the Future" on-farm demonstration sites at five farms across the state.

April 16, 2015

McKee/Roaring Spring area looking to start new farmers market and they need input from local growers. Meeting to be held April 20th.

April 9, 2015

Farmers farm to farm, but in the process they often become marketers and retailers, and yet don’t always have the experience and resources to be expert in those areas. Join PA-WAgN and Blair County Conservation district for this event on April 30th to learn how to be a better retailer your product.

April 9, 2015

Join PA-WAgN for an information packed field day as farmer Gay Rodgers and Holistic Veterinarian Susan Beal address farmers' concerns in transitioning to natural treatments to optimize herd health.

April 9, 2015

PA-WAgN mentor Farminars have been recording webinars (that we call Farminars) on their specialty topics. These Farminars are archived on our website.

April 9, 2015

The Food Trust is currently seeking farmers to join our network over 25 Philadelphia farmers' markets.

April 2, 2015

PA IPM has put out a new publication, "Vegetable Integrated Pest Management with an Emphasis on Biocontrol: A Guide for Growers in the Mid-Atlantic." This publication is available http://extension.psu.edu/publications/agrs-128.

April 2, 2015

Join Rodale's Organic Allentown farmers’ markets and be part of an exciting opportunity to change a city through organic agriculture.

March 30, 2015

Don't have time to attend a workshop? ATTRA has online tutorials you can watch when you do have time. Check out the beginning farmer tutorials at https://attra.ncat.org/tutorials/.

March 16, 2015

This is an upcoming educational opportunity targeted at mid-to-top level retail farm market and agritourism enterprise management. PA-WAgN will be presenting a separate event in late April in Blair County on Farm Markets.

March 10, 2015

The Sourceress is an online site focusing on "wicked smart lifestyles for women in STEM." This month they featured Liz Brensinger and Ann Adams of Green Heron Tools with the Hergonomically correct shovel for women.

March 10, 2015

Agriculture Deputy Secretary Krista Harden announced last month that the USDA has created an email address where women can share their stories, suggestions and other thoughts. By sending an email to the new address, you will be automatically signed up to the new network.

March 10, 2015

You Go Girl is an eight week series showcasing women farmers who are driven to show they can succeed at farming.

February 17, 2015

This issue of GRID features an article about PA-WAgN. The entire issue is focused on women farmers and includes profiles of other PA-WAgN members as well.

February 17, 2015

The USDA and Saul High School FFA will present a program for small scale producers to learn what assistance is available to them.

February 10, 2015

Developed by Penn State Extension faculty and staff along with industry experts, this nearly 250-page guide gives case studies of successful organic crop farmers in the Northeast.

January 30, 2015

Claire and Rusty Orner of Quiet Creek Herb Farm and School of Country Learning will receive PASA's Sustainable Ag Business Award on Saturday morning of the PASA conference at the Plenary.

January 28, 2015

Penn State Extension is working in cooperation with PA-WAgN partners to bring three different Farmers Market Conferences across the state. Contact Brian Moyer at 610-391-9840 or bfm3@psu.edu for more details.

January 28, 2015

Penn State Extension is in the process of compiling a list of farms that offer CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) shares in Pennsylvania by county. This list is available in the form of a searchable Google map. Click on the map below in the upper right hand corner to expand the map. You can also access the map by clicking here. Then enter your address in the search box to find a CSA near you. When you click on a green bubble in the map, the CSA's contact information will pop up. This map will be continually updated as Penn State Extension adds more CSA's.