Conferences, short courses, and educational opportunities


On March 15, 2018, at 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. ET, the US Environmental
Protection Agency (EPA) will offer a “Strategies for Managing Pesticide
Spray Drift Webinar.”  The presenter will be Greg Kruger, PhD., Weed Science and Application Technology Specialist with the University of Nebraska at Lincoln.

Register in advance for the webinar at

Penn State Extension faculty and educators will host The Grape Disease and Insect Management Workshop on March 27, 2018 (8:15 AM – 12:15 PM).

Presenters will review the major disease and insect problems (including Spotted Lanternfly) impacting Pennsylvania grape growers and provide recommendations on managing these issues. The program will also address the recent changes to the EPA worker protection standard regulations. Particular emphasis will be placed on explaining the respirator fit test procedure and the application exclusion zone.

To register, read the agenda, and access driving directions to the locations listed above please visit:

Penn State Berks Online Wine Making Certificate Program. Classes throughout spring and fall 2018:  Penn State Berks Wine Making Certificate Program

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