Do you have a cover crop growing on a field in your farm? Will you be planting one this year? Abbe Hamilton is looking for your input.
Ever wonder what makes a successful marinade? Read on to find the three ingredients for success!
Genuine compliments build relationships, improve communication, motivate adults and children and provide a boost of good self esteem and self confidence.
The quest to grow a perfect hybrid tea rose has led many would-be gardeners down a path filled with heartache.
Basil is one of those herbs that just screams, Summer!
Intermittent rain showers continue to tease most of the state and deficits to this point are largely overcome while indications are for ‘corn-growing’ weather coming mid-month.
As the soybean acreage continues to grow, we will have more acres of soybeans planted in to “virgin” soils where there has been no recent history of soybeans. Take a closer look at soybeans in “Virgin” soils for nodulation before its too late.
Members of the Aster family, particularly the ragweeds, are never good neighbors and it’s key to understand what your post treatment options are.
The Pennsylvania Soybean Promotion board is sponsoring the discovery of valuable crop management information for producers across Pennsylvania in an effort to improve the production and use of the commodity.
Slow crop development and untimely rains in Pennsylvania during 2014 have increased the risks to our small grain crops.
Find your way to the Penn State Agronomy Research Farm this summer to meet with other ag professionals and learn about the skills that can make you better at what you do! This year's dates are July 23 and 24.
Southeast Pennsylvania’s flagship summer event is approaching soon with loads of timely and useful information to share. Plan to attend this event which is on June 26th, from 9 am - 3 pm and will be held at the Penn State Southeast Research and Extension Center.
Ailanthus, the so-called tree-of-heaven, is probably the most famous invasive tree in the United States. It’s the title tree in Betty Smith’s classic 1943 novel A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, where it is used as a metaphor for persistence and toughness in the face of adversity. However, that toughness makes this tree— Ailanthus altissima (aka ailanthus, tree-of-heaven, stink tree, and Chinese sumac)—a serious problem wherever it grows.
Young healthy trees in our landscapes and along our streets are dying overnight from an unusual cause...
The Extension offices have been receiving calls about black leaf spots and leaf drop on maples. Some of you are wondering if this is detrimental or worthy of treatment. Although the only way to be sure is to submit samples to the disease clinic, there are some fungal pathogens that are likely culprits at this point in the season.
For most people living in rural areas, collection, treatment, and disposal of household sewage must be accomplished on site.
Poison hemlock (Conium maculatum) appears to have become more abundant over the past few years.
This month’s web-based seminar presented by Penn State Extension's Marcellus Education Team, entitled, “Utica/Point Pleasant – Where are we at Now?” will be held Thursday, June 19th at 1 PM. Manuj Nikhanj, Managing Director, Head of Energy Research for ITG Investment Research, will discuss these plays from an analytical perspective.
“The Power of Agricultural Cooperative Extension: 100 Years of Penn State Service,” an exhibition, is on display June 17 through Sept. 15, in The Special Collections Library, 104 Paterno Library, Penn State University Park.