The Penn State Cooperative Extension offers a wide variety of services to the public, including horticultural help for the home gardener. Although the physical office at 670 Old Harrisburg Road, Gettysburg is closed due to the stay at home order, the extension is still open for business. Visit Penn State Extension at https://extension.psu.edu/ and become familiar with the many programs and people that are available to help you learn new skills and solve challenges.
By calling Penn State Extension Adams County at 717-334-6271, you will find individuals who are very knowledgeable and can answer questions and/or direct you to someone who can provide science-based information on 4-H youth development; agronomy and natural resources; animal systems; energy, entrepreneurship and community development; food, families and health; food safety and quality; and horticulture. These individuals and the services they offer are available to residents of Adams County as well as residents across the state. By visiting the website, you can access current information about upcoming programs, fact sheets and publications and purchase soil test kits as well as much more.