The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

Union County

January 16, 2014

Central Susquehanna Valley and Central Pennsylvania Crops Conference Scheduled for Jan. 31 in Mifflinburg

— MIFFLINBURG — Penn State Extension is sponsoring an all day crops conference on Jan. 31, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Buffalo Valley Church of the Brethren, two miles west of Mifflinburg on Route 45.

Topics will include: world agriculture issues, forage variety testing, weed control, pesticide hazards, herbicide resistant weeds, manure management, seed treatments, alternative forages, plant diseases, and an industry update from ag business sponsors. Several pesticide credits will be available.

Lunch and snacks will be provided. Fee to attend the event is $10 per person if registered by Jan. 24. Late registrations will be charged $20. To register, go to, call Beth Trautman at (570) 988-3950 or email at

Questions about the meeting should be directed to Chris Houser at or (570) 966-8194.

Penn State encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, contact Chris Houser in advance of your participation or visit.


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