An article from Ohio State's C.O.R.N. Newsletter gives helpful overview of the potential corn dry-down with weather. By Peter Thomison, Professor of Crop Science, The Ohio State University.
Even though we have many fields starting to senesce, we still have some that are green and ten counties reporting this week.
This article is a repeat of last week's article, with the corrected link to Dr. Barnaby's presentation on The Farm Bill on September 8 at the Berks County Agricultural Center, Leesport, PA. Dr. Barnaby is from Kansas State University.
The Farmers Market Federation of NY and the NY Farm Viability Institute are cosponsoring an online course in Marketing aimed at farmers called Marketing for Profit: Tools for Success.
In the first broad-scale estimate of air pollution removal by trees nationwide, U.S. Forest Service scientists and collaborators calculated that trees are saving more than 850 human lives a year and preventing 670,000 incidences of acute respiratory symptoms.
By the end of 2015, this roadside spring in Fox Township, Elk County, may be the most talked about spring in the state of Pennsylvania. On September 3, 2014, the Township Supervisors of Fox Township voted unanimously to cooperate with Penn State Law Students, under the direction of Ross Pifer, Director of the Rural Economic Development Clinic, to examine the legal issues for the municipality concerning the spring.
Family-owned forests absorb a lot of carbon; they must be protected and well-managed. This letter to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette was written by Susan Benedict, a Pennsylvania Forest Landowner.
Agriculture Secretary George Greig is encouraging Pennsylvanians to protect the commonwealth tree population by spotting, collecting and submitting suspected Asian longhorned beetles to experts.
"The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit." - Nelson Henderson
Phytophthora ramorum, the pathogen involved with Ramorum Blight/Sudden Oak Death was detected at a nursery in Oregon that ships plants to Pennsylvania.
We need to celebrate trees and conserve the working forest. They are essential to us and our overall well-being. To celebrate them more fully, we wanted to help expand your knowledge of just what trees do, how they do it, and how they grow and thrive as they help us out.
Throughout the month we receive notice of interesting and relevant research and items. These items come from partner organizations. We'll use this space to share these items with you.
A timely reminder of simple practices that can help keep cows milking during the transition to new silage.
In many growing regions in PA, cucurbits including pumpkin have been hit hard with bacterial diseases. Unfortunately, the symptoms are now being noticed on the fruit as growers begin harvesting for the fall season.
In Pennsylvania, NCLB is favored by cooler temperatures and longer dew periods therefore, this disease is more problematic in later season sweet corn plantings.
To date, downy mildew has only been confirmed on cucumber in PA. Since downy mildew does not affect the fruit, as fruit reaches maturity, the management of this disease can become less a priority.