About the Guide
The College of Agricultural Sciences strongly recommends that you have a soil test made to determine your lime and fertilizer needs before using the suggestions presented throughout this book. Success is directly related to correct analysis of your soils.
This guide is not a substitute for the product label. Please consult a current product label for detailed usage information.
The Penn State Agronomy Guide was prepared by extension and resident staff members in the Departments of Crop and Soil Sciences, Entomology, Plant Pathology, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, and Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology; representatives of the U.S. Pasture Laboratory; county agricultural extension educators; representatives of the fertilizer, lime, pesticide, and seed industries; and representatives of state agricultural and environmental government agencies.
Part One—Crop and Soil Management
Marvin H. Hall and Greg Roth
Part Two—Pest Management
Dwight D. Lingenfelter
Other College Publications: A large list of related publications, available on-line, can be found on this site. The list provides the source information for obtaining printed copies of the publications.
Keys, Conversion Factors, Useful Weights & Measures
- Grass seedling key
- Broadleaf weed seedling key
- Useful weights & measures
- Average bushel weights & seed/lbs
- Conversion factors
A print version of this publication is available from:
Publications Distribution Center
The Pennsylvania State University
112 Agricultural Administration Building
University Park, PA 16802-2602