Monday, January 4, 2021

Penn State Extension Offers 50% Off 75 Online Courses If You Register In January

Penn State Extension is now offering 50 percent off 75 online courses in January, including in areas like--

-- Best Agricultural Practices

     -- Writing a Manure Management Plan for Pennsylvania Farmers and Property Owners

     -- Pond Management for Rural and Farm Pond Owners

     -- Aquatic Pesticide Management: Using Aquatic Herbicides for Pond Weeds and Algae

     -- Grazing 101: Sustainable Pasture Management for Livestock

     -- Applied Biogas Technology: Converting Organic Waste to Energy

     -- Keeping Pesticides out of Groundwater\

     -- Personal Protective Equipment for Pesticide Applicators

     -- Pesticide Sprayer Cleanup

-- Environmental Stewardship

     -- Woodland Stewardship: Management Practices for Landowners

     -- Teach for Forests: Forest Education for Teachers and Youth Leaders 

     -- Understanding Forests: Education for the General Public

     -- Private Wells and Water Systems Management

-- Community Involvement

     -- Working with Volunteers

     -- Grant Writing: How to Find Funds and Write a Winning Proposal

-- Horticulture

     -- Employee Landscape Training: Planting, Mulching, and Watering

     -- Employee Landscape Training: Introduction to Soils

     -- Employee Landscape Training: Symptoms and Signs of Plant Health Problems

     -- Employee Landscape Training: New Lawn Establishment

     -- Employee Landscape Training: Pruning Basics

     -- Employee Landscape Training: Reading Landscape Plans

-- Healthy Families

-- Successful Businesses

     -- Starting a Farm: Is Farming Right for You?

     -- Business Transitions: Family Farm and Business Succession Planning

     -- Forest Taxation: Forest Finance and Timber Tax Education

     -- Spotted Lanternfly Permit Training for Businesses: Pennsylvania (Free)

-- Food Safety, Nutrition and Food Preparation

-- Other

     -- COVID-19 Contact Tracing

Click Here for discount course catalog.  Register by January 31 for discount.

Online courses are accessible anywhere, anytime, online, at your own pace. Some courses offer certificates and/or continuing education credits you need to stay professionally current and credentialed. 

For more information on all the education resources available, visit the Penn State Extension website.

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-- Penn State Extension:  Educational Webinars At 2021 Virtual Farm Show

-- PA/NJ Chapter Of The American Chestnut Foundation Hosting Webinars During 2021 Virtual PA Farm Show Jan. 9 to 16

[Posted: January 4, 2021]  PA Environment Digest

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