If you haven’t achieved good control of horseweed prior to soybean emergence, your options may be very limited.
Whether you grow corn for grain or silage, learn about some management factors you can control.
On May 17, 2016, late blight was confirmed on tomato transplants in a greenhouse in western Maryland.
Driving around Pennsylvania this time of year, we’ve seen or are starting to see leaf bud break on many trees. Leaf out gives a good idea of what should be happening, but maybe isn’t.
Register now for our 2016 Youth Water Educators Summit! The Dive Deeper III: Youth Water Educators Summit will be held Thursday, September 22, 2016 at The Central Hotel and Conference Center, Harrisburg, PA.
If you like to have fresh herbs at your fingertips then container gardening may be your best bet, and it is easy and fun.
This past week we were finally able to establish the biofixes for codling moth and tufted apple budmoth on May 07 and May 10, respectively.
Pennsylvania had a little bit of everything in yesterday’s weather – snow, rain, wind, and cold temperatures.
Although your septic system may work well during dry weather, too much water from flooding or heavy rains can cause problems. Too much water in your drainfield may cause your septic system to overload and may slow down or stop the treatment of wastewater.
Close your eyes and listen for a babbling brook. In your mind’s eye, does it have trees along it, making the picture cool and green? Not only are trees along streams beautiful, they also help provide a filter between polluting landscapes and receiving waters.
Over 70 McKean County Residents delivered medications to the Drug Enforcement Agency’s National Unwanted Medication Collection Program on Saturday, April 30, 2016, at the Penn State Extension Office in Smethport.
The pavement sealcoat products used widely around the nation on thousands of asphalt driveways and parking lots are significantly more toxic and mutagenic than previously suspected, according to a new article.
Selective browsing by white-tailed deer likely is promoting the spread of some invasive plant species in northeastern U.S. forests, as deer avoid eating vegetation they find unpalatable.
Now that the weather is getting warmer, it’s a great time to ramp up physical activity. Regular exercise is important for overall health, sense of well-being, and maintenance of a healthy body weight.
High-graded acreage is a primary driver impeding movement toward sustained yield. Once a woodlot is high-graded, poor quality timber will occupy the site for generations before another harvest producing high-quality products can occur.
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A good, well-planned, designed, constructed, and maintained trail system through your woodlands can provide many positive benefits.
Penn State Extension offers a new program to teach youth about forests and the concept of good forest stewardship.
A common mistake when working with dairy producers is focusing solely on production management or finances. It is the combination of the two that determines if an operation will be successful. Over the years the trend has been for advisors to become specialized. However, it is the interactions of the whole farm system that is critical, especially when working in an industry with extreme market volatility. Communication amongst advisors is essential if dairies are to remain in business.