Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture 
Society Notes
March 7, 2017

Next Meeting:  April 6, 2017
Richard Roush, Dean, College of Agricultural Sciences, Penn State University
Professor Richard Roush, Dean, College of Agricultural Sciences, Penn State University will discuss implications of GM crops for climate change, conservation of soil and water resources, and feeding the growing world.
Kristine Nichols, Ph.D. presented to PSPA at March 2nd. Meeting
Kristine Nichols held the attention of the Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture on March 2nd. with her outstanding presentation regarding regenerative soil health in this carbon sequestration problem.
Calling all Members!
The Philadelphia Society for promoting agriculture will be participating in the Philly Farm and Food Fest on April 8, 2017 from 10 AM to 4 PM. And we need your help!! ...

An Ecotopian Toolkit for the Anthropocene.
Info about an upcoming Conference presented by Penn Program in the Environmental Humanities starting April 13 - April 15...  MORE>
Newest Member to PSPA.
At the society’s March 2 meeting of the membership voted to approve Robert V Jones of Chesapeake City, Maryland as the latest member of our society...

NY TIMES: Amazon Deforestation, Once Tamed, Comes Roaring Back.
A few months ago, a representative from Cargill traveled to this remote colony in Bolivia’s eastern lowlands in the southernmost reaches of the vast Amazon River basin with an enticing offer...  MORE>
Society President, Kevin Hicks, Seeks Member Involvement 

You are invited to help support the W.B. Saul Annual Country Fair Demonstration Day on May 13th. PSPA will have a table at this event to advertise our Society. Please put on your calendar and attend this event. 

Join Saul students as they showcase Saul's CTE programming through demonstrations presented by the Natural Resource Management, Food Science, Animal Science, and Horticultural majors.

What: Saul's Annual Country Fair Demonstration Day
When: Saturday May 13th, 2017
Time: 11am- 3pm
Location: 7100 Henry Ave Philadelphia, PA 19128 (Roxborough)

Saul plans to provide: hayrides, a plant sale, a petting zoo, student made ice cream, cow plop bingo, items for sale by Crafters and Artisans, plus a silent auction.

PSPA will have a booth that will be similar to the one we will have at the Philly Farm and Food Fest on April 8.

Please let Kevin Hicks know if you would be willing to staff the booth for a time between 11:00am. and 3:00 pm.

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