2.1: Agronomy in PA
Pennsylvania's soils are well-suited for agronomic crops. Our producers grow a diverse mix of agronomic crops that are used for both livestock forage and fresh market sale. According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Pennsylvania farmers harvested agronomic crops from 8.445 million acres in 2009, generating over $1.76 billion in sales. This portion of the guide contains many links to resources offered by PSU, as well as various other Pennsylvania institutions and organizations.
Agricultural Analytical Services Lab
This laboratory is a testing facility for soil, plants, manure, and other services.
Crop and Soil Science Extension
A listing of extension programs, publications, personnel, and conferences throughout PA.
Penn State Department of Plant Sciences
This site contains a listing of all sites of Penn State's Department of Plant Sciences.
Field Crop News
The Field Crops newsletter contains current information concerning field crops and related topics.
Geospatial Technology Program
This site contains information concerning programs, training, software, and events for Global Information Systems, or GIS.