Ag Progress Days online expo features live webinars, virtual tours, education

When August 9-18, 2020
Where Virtual

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The novel coronavirus pandemic will not stop Penn State's 2020 Ag Progress Days — scheduled for Aug. 9-12 — from providing educational activities, research tours and commercial interactions, even as the event shifts to a virtual format due to COVID-19 restrictions, according to organizers in the College of Agricultural Sciences.

Camping Adventure: A safe Guide to the Outdoors - Vector Borne Diseases

When August 17, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Registration is now open! Camping Adventure: A Safe Guide to the Outdoors Many people look forward to spending time in the great outdoors. Families and individuals are welcome to join us on learning how to safely enjoy camping and other outdoor activities during the Camping Adventure: A Safe Guide to the Outdoors webinars. This webinar series includes information on food safety, cooking tips, personal safety, and activities.

Virtual Speaker Session: Featuring Jason Beale Connecting Wildlife to Careers and Community

When August 18, 2020, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Writing a Strong Resume

When August 19, 2020, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

iMapInvasives Introduction and Training

When August 19, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Registration is now open! Join the iMapInvasives Introduction and Training webinar and learn all about iMapInvasives, a special online platform and mobile app that allows natural resource professionals and citizen scientists to record presence, absence, and treatment data associated with invasive species searched areas. We hope you can join us!

Camping Adventure: A safe Guide to the Outdoors - Outdoor Activities

When August 24, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Registration is now open! Camping Adventure: A Safe Guide to the Outdoors Many people look forward to spending time in the great outdoors. Families and individuals are welcome to join us on learning how to safely enjoy camping and other outdoor activities during the Camping Adventure: A Safe Guide to the Outdoors webinars. This webinar series includes information on food safety, cooking tips, personal safety, and activities.

Onward Ag Entrepreneurs

When August 26, 2020, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where Virtual

Before summer slips away, catch up on any Onward Ag Entrepreneurs! episodes you missed and join us for a fun, quick networking event! Here at Entrepreneurship & Innovation in the College of Agricultural Sciences, we had a busy summer of hosting and sharing conversations with some pretty outstanding entrepreneurs. We wanted to know how they are staying motivated, acting on their ideas, and growing and pushing forward despite the uncertainty of these times.

Mental Wellness during COVID-19: Emotional Overload

When September 8, 2020, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Registration is now open! The Mental Wellness during COVID-19: Emotional Overload webinar will give information on strategies to reduce symptoms of anxiety and depression, including the practice of self-directed cognitive behavioral therapy. Due to the current pandemic, stress is increasing, and anxiety, depression, and related disorders are on the rise. We can help!

Happies in Happy Valley with Dean Rick Roush

When September 10, 2020, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Virtual Oktoberfest happy hour with Rick Roush, Dean of The College of Agricultural Sciences in the Ag Alumni Lounge.

Advice from the Community Forest: Ask the Experts

When September 16, 2020, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Registration is now open! The Advice from the Community Forest: Ask Our Experts webinar involves a panel of Extension Urban Foresters and DCNR Bureau of Forestry personnel tackling participant-submitted questions and scenarios related to municipal and community tree management (street and park trees and natural areas). Who Is This For? • Municipal Officials • Shade Tree Commissioners • Urban Foresters/Municipal Arborists • Landscape Architects • Community Planners • Volunteer Tree Tenders • Community Tree Advocates

Fall Into Gardening

When September 19, 2020, 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Registration is now open! Join the Master Gardeners of Columbia County for the very first virtual symposium! The Fall into Gardening webinar will consist of five different presentations. We invite you to attend the presentations of your choosing in the comfort of your own home! We hope you can join us!

2020 Cultured Dairy Products Short Course

When September 22, 2020 7:30 AM to September 24, 2020 5:15 PM
Where Erickson Food Science Building

This course is postponed until Spring 2021 due to COVID-19.

Better Process Control School-Acidified Foods (Virtual)

When September 22, 2020 8:00 AM to October 1, 2020 12:00 PM
Where VIrtual

Mind Health Diet Series

When September 30, 2020, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

With focus on food and brain health, this three part webinar, Mind Health Diet Series, will dive into topics including incorporating sustainable brain foods into your daily diet and forming healthy eating patterns using evidence based resources. Live food demonstrations and recipe sharing will also be featured!

Extension Webinar Recording: Spotted Lanternfly Management

When September 30, 2020, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Registration Now Available! Green Industry Pesticide Update Webinar Recording: Spotted Lanternfly Management

Mind Health Diet Series

When September 30, 2020, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

With focus on food and brain health, this three part webinar, Mind Health Diet Series, will dive into topics including incorporating sustainable brain foods into your daily diet and forming healthy eating patterns using evidence based resources. Live food demonstrations and recipe sharing will also be featured!

Mind Health Diet Series

When October 7, 2020, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

With focus on food and brain health, this three part webinar, Mind Health Diet Series, will dive into topics including incorporating sustainable brain foods into your daily diet and forming healthy eating patterns using evidence based resources. Live food demonstrations and recipe sharing will also be featured!

Mind Health Diet Series

When October 7, 2020, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

With focus on food and brain health, this three part webinar, Mind Health Diet Series, will dive into topics including incorporating sustainable brain foods into your daily diet and forming healthy eating patterns using evidence based resources. Live food demonstrations and recipe sharing will also be featured!

Four Critical Concepts for Learning Fermentation Principles (Virtual)

When October 8-29, 2020
Where Virtual from 1:00 - 5:00 PM EDST on October 8, 15, 22 , and 29

Happies in Happy Valley with Dean Rick Roush

When October 8, 2020, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Virtual Halloween Paint and Sip happy hour with Rick Roush, Dean of The College of Agricultural Sciences in the Ag Alumni Lounge.

Food Safety and Sanitation for Food Manufacturers 2020

When October 13, 2020 7:30 AM to October 15, 2020 12:00 PM
Where Erickson Food Science Building

Mind Health Diet Series

When October 14, 2020, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

With focus on food and brain health, this three part webinar, Mind Health Diet Series, will dive into topics including incorporating sustainable brain foods into your daily diet and forming healthy eating patterns using evidence based resources. Live food demonstrations and recipe sharing will also be featured!

Mind Health Diet Series

When October 14, 2020, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

With focus on food and brain health, this three part webinar, Mind Health Diet Series, will dive into topics including incorporating sustainable brain foods into your daily diet and forming healthy eating patterns using evidence based resources. Live food demonstrations and recipe sharing will also be featured!

Pasteurizer Operators Workshop

When October 27, 2020 7:30 AM to October 29, 2020 2:30 PM
Where Erickson Food Science Building

The Science and Art of Cheese Making Short Course

When November 9, 2020 7:45 AM to November 12, 2020 3:00 PM
Where Rodney A. Erickson Food Science Building

Happies in Happy Valley with Dean Rick Roush

When November 12, 2020, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Virtual Wine and Cheese Pairing happy hour with Rick Roush, Dean of The College of Agricultural Sciences in the Ag Alumni Lounge.

Happies in Happy Valley with Dean Rick Roush

When December 10, 2020, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Virtual happy hour with Rick Roush, Dean of The College of Agricultural Sciences in the Ag Alumni Lounge.

2021 Ice Cream Short Course

When January 3, 2021 10:00 AM to January 9, 2021 9:00 PM
Where The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center

Ice Cream 101: Introduction to Frozen Desserts 2021

When January 29, 2021 11:00 AM to February 1, 2021 4:00 PM
Where Penn State University

The 2021 Ice Cream 101 course has been postponed due to Covid-19. The next Ice Cream 101 course will be held January 28-30, 2022. Registration will be available in June 2021.

AHR Symposium 2021: Toxicity to Therapeudics

When June 6-10, 2021
Where Penn State University

The AHR Symposium has been rescheduled to June 6-10, 2021 due to Covid-19. Registration for the 2021 Symposium will be available in November 2020.