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For limited time Penn State Extension makes all online courses free.

“As a way to support its customers during the coronavirus pandemic, Penn State Extension is offering its library of online courses at no cost through April.”

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2019 New England Vegetable and Fruit Conference attracts over 1,000 people

“The 2019 New England Vegetable and Fruit Conference and Trade Show took place December 10-12 in Manchester NH. It was organized over two years by a committee of 38 people from 7 states representing extension, farmers, industry and research.

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NEED submits comment on USDA hemp rule

In support of regional agriculture and Extension, NEED responded to the USDA’s solicitation for comment on the interim final rules for the establishment of a domestic hemp production program.

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University of the District of Columbia hosts successful 2019 Joint Summer Session

June 2-5, 2019 The University of the District of Columbia welcomed northeast Leaders to campus June 2-5 2019 for two days of collaboration and learning on urban agriculture.

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NEED advocates for Northeast Extension priorities at NIFA Listens 2018

In October and November 2018, USDA’s National Institute for Food and Agriculture (NIFA) hosted four in person listening sessions, titled “NIFA Listens”.

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University of Delaware Extension Assistant Professor honored for Excellence in Extension

Dr. Gordon Johnson, Assistant Professor and Fruits and Vegetables Extension Specialist at the University of Delaware, received the 2019 Northeast Region Excellence in Extension Award in honor of his work addressing challenges facing fruit and vegetable producers in Delaware and the broader mid-Atlantic region.

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