Saturday, February 6, 2016

Farmers Invited To Feb. 25 Meeting In Conewago, Chiques Watersheds In Lancaster

LancasterOnline reported Saturday farmers are invited to the Conewago and Chiques Creek Watersheds Winter Meeting on February 25 at Acorn Farms, 3141 Mount Joy Road, Mount Joy, Lancaster County starting at 8:30 a.m.
Department of Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding will provide opening remarks.  
Following his comments, presentations will include an introduction to local efforts to improve the health of our streams, an introduction to the resources available to support the implementation of conservation practices, and research from Penn State on cover crops and other practices.
The meeting is free and includes morning refreshments and lunch.  Space is limited. Farmers around Manheim, Mount Joy, Elizabethtown, Landisville and Mount Gretna are invited.
The event is sponsored by the Penn State Agriculture and Environment Center with support from the Conewago Creek Initiative, the Chiques Creek Watershed Alliance and other partners.
Click Here for the full agenda.  To register or for more information, call the Penn State Agriculture and Environment Center at 717-948-6609 or send email to:
For more information on programs, initiatives and other special events, visit the Conewago Creek Initiative webpage.  Visit Here to watch a video of the Conewago Creek story.  Click Here for the Initiative’s most recent quarterly newsletter.  To get your own copy, send an email to:
Farmers In Conewago, Chiques Creek Watersheds Invited To Environmental Meeting

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