2015 MYF Pesticide Applicator Update Meetings

February 16,  2015 MYF Pesticide Applicator Update Meeting

Manheim HS Ag classrooms

Light dinner 6:15-6:45 pm

Meeting 6:45-9:00 pm

Speaker:  John Bray, Penn State Extension, Lebanon County Office

2 core and 2 category credits requested

Spray Additives for Maximizing Performance

What’s new in herbicides for 2015 and how to manage herbicide resistant weeds


No charge to attend the meetings for current paid Manheim Young Farmer members.
All others-meeting fee $20
Enter Manheim Central High School at the rear parking lot and Ag program entrance off Hershey Drive
Please RSVP by January 13 and February 10 respectively to Doreen Shearer, MYF president, bigpigs@embarqmail.com

2015 Manheim FFA: Heirloom Tomato Plant Sale

Watch for our 2015 heirloom tomato plant variety list and color picture PowerPoint in early March.

All the Heirloom Tomato Plant Seedlings are grown by our agriculture science students each spring in our Manheim Central Agriculture Education Program greenhouse.

Our 2015 student grown tomato plants will be available for sale:
Saturday May 2nd, 2015  9 am- 1 pm    
MCHS Ag-Ed Greenhouse,  400 Adele Ave Manheim PA 17545
and at the
28th Annual Landis Valley Herb and Garden Faire
May 8-9, 2015
9 AM – 5 PM

All of our 4″ potted tomato plants  will be $3

Email Mrs. Deb Seibert with questions:    seibertd@manheimcentral.org                                                                                                                 

DOWNLOAD 2014 Heirlom Tomato Description (PowerPoint)
DOWNLOAD 2014 Heirloom Tomato Variety List (Word Doc)

Manheim FFA at the 2015 PA Farm Show

Sarah and Sean presenting our video

Sarah and Sean presenting our natural resources career video

Special thanks to Lancaster Farming for sponsoring the PA FFA Ag Careers “The Next Crop of Agriculturalist” exhibit

Check presentation

Check presentation with PDA Secretary Greig, Lancaster Farming editor Dennis Larison and PA FFA State officers. 







Brooke Balmer receiving her 2015 Keystone Star award from PDA Secretary Greig at the PA FFA Mid Winter Convention held at the 2015 PA Farm Show