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The following are services provided by Penn State Cooperative Extension of Lebanon County.
 
Provide adult informal education to farm families related to:
   *   Agronomy & field crops
   *   Corn, soybean, oat, barley and small grain
   *   Dairy & Livestock
   *   Alternative agricultural enterprises
   *   Marketing opportunities and alternatives
   *   Dairy herd health
 
Provide short classes and individual instruction about:
   *   Vegetable production
   *   Tree propagation
   *   Turf/ornamental horticulture
   *   Home grounds and gardening
   *   Plant disease and pest identification
 
Source for soil testing kits.
 
Provide family education related to:
   *   Human nutrition, health, and weight control
   *   Food selection & preparation  
   *   Food safety and preservation
   *   Family financial management - consumer issues
   *   Family communication across generations
   *   Child development
   *   Child care provider training
   *   Parent education
   *   Coping skills for adults and youth
 
Youth development through the 4-H program, and school-based careers, embryology and plant science projects.
 
Water quality and quantity issues.
 
Home based business development.
 
Community awareness related to rural/urban interface and land use issues.   

Office Hours:

Monday through Friday - 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.
Many educational sessions available in evenings and weekends.
Mailing Address:
 
 
 
Lebanon County Office
Penn State Cooperative Extension
2120 Cornwall Road, Suite 1
Lebanon, PA 17042-9777
 
Directions:     
 
 
 
The office is located in the Lebanon Valley Agricultural Center,
on the corner of the Lebanon Expo Center property - Cornwall and Rocherty Roads. 
 
Phone Number:
 
(717) 270-4391
 
Fax Number:
 
 (717) 675-2077
 
Web Page:
 
General E-mail:
 
 
Department Head:

Leon Ressler, District Director