With much of the eastern US experiencing dry and mild weather since the first of November, the next week will bring shots of some colder air to the state but with very little in the way of widespread precipitation.
Many have inquired about how late an herbicide application can be made in the fall and still be effective. Below are some comments about controlling perennials and winter annual weeds at this time of year.
Tips to identify ear rot and action to take if you suspect it on your corn crop.
The warm fall coupled with timely planting has resulted in excellent growth of many small grain and cover crop fields across the state. While this is a bonus if you were looking to take a late fall harvest, it is not necessarily a good thing for winter survival.
The Pennsylvania Corn Silage Hybrid Evaluation Program team has released 2016 results available to download.
This video will discuss several key points to help those working in the Ag industry understand what silo gas is and how it is created. Always follow all safety precautions necessary while working around all silage storage structures.
If you’ve ever been fly fishing, you probably know what a mayfly looks like. These delicate insects are a tasty treat for freshwater trout and other aquatic species. They are also a hallmark of healthy streams and rivers. When mayfly populations decline, it’s a warning that something has gone wrong. But what?
The Penn State Master Well Owner Network (MWON) is a volunteer program dedicated to providing unbiased, research-based education for the millions of private water well owners in Pennsylvania. Funding is provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and the Pennsylvania Ground Water Association.
Areas of the Arctic play a larger role than previously thought in the global nitrogen cycle—the process responsible for keeping a critical element necessary for life flowing between the atmosphere, the land and oceans.
The Chesapeake Conservancy recently partnered with the York County Stormwater Consortium to create a customized, web-based tool to streamline and standardize the data, calculations, and formatting of stormwater project reports that are submitted by the 44 participating municipalities, including the County, each year.
Meeting children’s needs includes quality, interactive partnerships with families. Families are children’s first and most important teachers. The term family includes the significant adults in children’s lives who care for, protect, nurture, advocate for, and teach. These adults may be biological parents, adoptive and foster parents, grandparents, or legal guardians.
Picky Eaters: A Guide to Responsive Feeding; Family Child Care: Engaging Experiences for Mixed Abilities
Communication is important when parenting, especially with adolescents. Active listening is key to effective communication. Read on to learn more about listening to your teens.
Nationwide Insurance announced the new Favorite Farmer Video Contest which celebrates the hard work of farmers and highlights the importance of safety. The contest runs through April 15, 2017 and contestants are to create and submit a two-minute video showing their favorite farmer’s love for agriculture, advocacy for agriculture and committee to farm safety. Winners will be determined through on-line voting and a panel of judges. See website for details.
As children develop social and emotional awareness and skills, they are able to more effectively build and navigate relationships, identify feelings, and learn to calm down and problem-solve. Check out our new Social Emotional Resource Summary that includes BKC modules, research to practice tip pages, and vodcasts.
As you are getting ready to go hunting, there are three things about caring for and preserving game meat that should be stressed.
The more the local fire department knows about your farmstead, the easier things will be.
Pennsylvanians have more options to dispose of unwanted and expired medicines and pharmaceutical drugs thanks to enactment of HB 1737, part of the opioid epidemic package of bills signed by Governor Tom Wolf.
As Penn State's resident enologist, Denise Gardner spends her days helping Pennsylvania wineries and winemakers perfect their grape-to-glass blends.