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Your Land & the Long View- Working with Farmers to Protect Your Investment

July 14, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 28, 2020

Your farmland is a valuable investment! Taking care of the land is a lot like maintaining a house- a well-maintained property retains its value compared to one that has fallen into disrepair. In addition, the way farmland is managed can create benefits for water quality, climate change and human health. Join Steve Groff, the Cover Crop Coach, and Sarah Everhart, with the University of Maryland’s Agriculture Law Education Initiative, to learn how you and your tenant farmer can work together…

Your Land & the Long View- Working with Farmers to Protect Your Investment

July 21, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 28, 2020

Your farmland is a valuable investment! Taking care of the land is a lot like maintaining a house- a well-maintained property retains its value compared to one that has fallen into disrepair. In addition, the way farmland is managed can create benefits for water quality, climate change and human health. Join Steve Groff, the Cover Crop Coach, and Sarah Everhart, with the University of Maryland’s Agriculture Law Education Initiative, to learn how you and your tenant farmer can work together…

Your Land & the Long View- Working with Farmers to Protect Your Investment

July 28, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 28, 2020

Your farmland is a valuable investment! Taking care of the land is a lot like maintaining a house- a well-maintained property retains its value compared to one that has fallen into disrepair. In addition, the way farmland is managed can create benefits for water quality, climate change and human health. Join Steve Groff, the Cover Crop Coach, and Sarah Everhart, with the University of Maryland’s Agriculture Law Education Initiative, to learn how you and your tenant farmer can work together…

Family Health & Wellness Day

August 8, 2020

Teaching natural lifestyle principles for a healthy future. Join us for a day of education on herbs, homesteading and healthy lifestyle topics. Featuring: Wholesale Store Hour Herb Walks Homesteading Tours Wholesome, delicious food Natural Hope Herbals Presentation "From Field to bottle" Children's Activities Vendors Topics and Speakers: Intestinal Parasites: Solutions Using Herbs, Foods, & Supplements -Tanya Bucci M.A. Wellness: transitioning to an organic life-style -Rick Hess Prenatal Nutrition: Healthy Momma, Healthy Baby Female Hormones: Their action and interaction - Susanna…

Cultured Dairy Products Short Course

September 22, 2020 - September 24, 2020

You are invited to the Cultured Dairy Products Short Course being held September 22-24, 2020 at the Erickson Food Science Building on the Penn State University Park Campus. An early registration discount is being offered now through August 30, 2020. Registration for the course ends September 11. For information on the course and registration details go to : https://agsci.psu.edu/cultured-dairy You will gain knowledge of the materials and processes used to make cultured dairy products. This 3-day course begins with an…

Women for the Land – Conservation Learning Circle

September 29, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:30 am on day Last of the month, repeating until October 27, 2020

American Farmland Trust and the Perry County Conservation District invite women who own or operate farms, or seek farmland in Perry County PA to participate in a two-day engaging discussion on the resources and support for farmland management, conservation and/or preservation. Day 1 When: Tuesday 9/29/20, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Where: Witmer Farm, 261 State Route 235, Liverpool PA 17045 What: Introduction to conservation planning, farm tour to see and discuss conservation practices Day 2 When: Tuesday 10/27/20, (11:30…

Food Safety & Sanitation Short Course for Food Manufacturers

October 13, 2020 @ 8:00 am - October 15, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Is your company ready for FSMA? The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) has been described as the most sweeping reform of our food safety laws in more than 70 years. Never before has it been so important for every person working in the food industry to have basic and applied knowledge of food safety and sanitation practices that prevent contamination of foods. Penn State University has been a leading provider of science-based food safety training for over 40 years. The…

Pasteurizer Operators Workshop

October 27, 2020 @ 7:30 am - October 29, 2020 @ 3:00 pm

Participants in this three day course will gain knowledge on the operational and regulatory procedures used for pasteurization, with an emphasis on milk. The course begins with a focus on the composition and microbiology of milk to set the stage for the conditions needed for pasteurization and cleaning. The course focuses on the components of the HTST pasteurization system, including instrument control systems, auxiliary equipment such as homogenizers and separators, and flow control technologies. Operation of the system is addressed…

Women for the Land – Conservation Learning Circle

October 27, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:30 am on day Last of the month, repeating until October 27, 2020

American Farmland Trust and the Perry County Conservation District invite women who own or operate farms, or seek farmland in Perry County PA to participate in a two-day engaging discussion on the resources and support for farmland management, conservation and/or preservation. Day 1 When: Tuesday 9/29/20, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Where: Witmer Farm, 261 State Route 235, Liverpool PA 17045 What: Introduction to conservation planning, farm tour to see and discuss conservation practices Day 2 When: Tuesday 10/27/20, (11:30…

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