Cultivated roses planted downwind of the infected plants are especially at risk when wind currents move mites that carry the virus. With mite populations peaking in September, home gardeners need to survey their roses.
Ben Franklin’s Shale Gas Innovation & Commercialization Center (SGICC) Announces the Third Annual Environmental, Health, & Safety Award Competition
The beginning of July is a good time to start searching for the first male adults of spotted wing drosophila. Growers with late sweet cherries and sour cherries as well as blueberries and black raspberries should pay very close attention to possible movement of this pest into their plantings.
Crowdfunding captures the essence of the entrepreneurial spirit-that anything is possible. The size and scope of the projects on crowdfunding sites are awe inspiring. In 2012, the JOBS –Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act was passed by Congress and signed into law by the Obama Administration. This Act eliminated certain restrictions on how new startup businesses could be funded. Since 2012, crowdfunding has become a term that many people are familiar with, but may not have direct experience with.
Understanding the role of mushrooms in the environment can often ease the concern clients have when they observe mushrooms growing in their lawn and mulch and want to know what action can be taken.
A Penn State Extension educator has been appointed by Gov. Tom Wolf to participate on the Pennsylvania Pipeline Infrastructure Task Force.
Both early blight and Septoria leaf spot are now a common sight in PA tomato fields thanks in part to the frequent rain events and persistent high relative humidity.
Penn State educator, Dave Messersmith, answers common questions regarding pipeline infrastructure in this second installment
Upgrade Options and Common Pitfalls for farm lighting
What a bargain! The price looks great, but are you really getting a bargain? When buying livestock, there are a number of things you should consider before you make the commitment to purchase. Here are a few things to take a closer look at.
Join us August 18-20 in Rock Springs to talk and learn about ag energy
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USDA Supported Wood Energy Team Seeks to Grow Sustainable and Renewable Wood Energy in the Keystone State
Harrisburg Rumblings, A Date To Remember, What's with the Post Card?, and Odds and Ends
On Monday, late blight was confirmed in two tomato fields in Morris County in Northern NJ. These are the first reports on tomato in the mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions.
Yesterday downy mildew was confirmed on cucumber in Berks County. This is the first confirmed report in PA however there are likely more infected fields around so scout yours now if you haven’t already.
The broken record of wet weather continues.
This climbing or trailing woody deciduous vine is native and widespread with a reputation that precedes it.
Study showed that management intensive grazing of perennial grassland increased organic matter content, cation exchange capacity, and water holding capacity.