Pennsylvania Women's Agricultural Network (WAgN)

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March 24, 2020

All ATTRA Publications Now Free

The National Center for Appropriate Technology, home of the ATTRA Sustainable Agriculture program, is pleased to announce it is now providing all the technical resources on the ATTRA website at no cost. This means that you no longer need to pay an annual subscription fee or individual publication fee to access any of our digital publications, videos, podcasts, and other resources and materials at https://attra.ncat.org/.

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March 20, 2020

Extension Updates and COVID-19

As of today, all Extension offices are closed to the public, however, Extension educators are still working to support the agriculture industry across the state. As noted by Provost Jones, “Of course, this is a rapidly evolving situation, and there may be new directives issued by the governor and/or other governmental and health agencies in the coming hours and days. We appreciate everyone's understanding and flexibility.” With this being a busy time of year for soil test kits, Extension recommends that members of the public download the required form(s) from the Penn State Analytical Lab; use their own bag for soil; and send the form, sample, and payment directly to the Lab. Detailed instructions are available here: https://agsci.psu.edu/aasl/soil-testing/fertility/soil-fertility-submission-forms.

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March 20, 2020

Farminar: Strengthening Our Food System Together in a Time of Crisis

Join PA-WAgN for an upcoming farminar (webinar) to imagine solutions and coordinate action to address the challenges that we face now and will face in the future.

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March 16, 2020

Upcoming PA-WAgN Programs Cancelled/Postponed

Due to the COVID-19 virus, all in-person PA-WAgN events for the next three weeks have either been postponed or cancelled. This includes the potluck at Foggy Blossom Farm in Butler County on 3/18, the seed starting workshop at the Garden Dreams Urban Farm and Nursery in Pittsburgh on 3/25, the Tractor Safety and Maintenance workshop in Brownsville on 3/29-3/30, the Chainsaw Safety and Maintenance workshop in Chicora on 4/1-4/2, and the potluck at Raelynn Snyder's Farm in Chicora on 4/20. The safety of our members and participants is of the utmost importance and we appreciate your understanding. In the meantime, stay tuned for new program dates and upcoming digital programs.

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