Del G. Voight, M.S

  • Senior Extension Educator - Agronomy
Del G. Voight, M.S
2120 Cornwall Road
Suite 1

Lebanon, PA 17042-9777
Work Phone: 717-270-4391
Fax: 717-675-2077

Areas of Expertise

  • Agriculture/Agronomy
  • Plant Science


  1. M.S - Iowa State University - Ag Extension Education

Professional Experience:  

Program history

Educator has provided educational programs to Pennsylvania Crop Producers  in Agronomy for 24 years .  Programs varied from soil fertility to crop and pest management.  Program delivery consisted of one on one discussion, in depth meetings and newsletters.  He currently oversees the Soybean contest and has supervised over 900 National and State Contest yields.



Four years before gaining the Senior Extension Educator rank the educator worked as an Extension Agent in the broad educational areas of Agronomy, Horticulture, Forestry, Animal Science, Dairy Science and 4-H Tractor Safety.  Prior to  Extension employment the educator worked as a Crop Production Specialist with Cenex/Land O’lakes. The educator advised @ 30,000 acres of corn and soybean producers in Blackhawk County, Iowa on crop protection product selection and use. The educator continues to receive calls from Iowa producers related to crop production.


Research and demonstration plots

Numerous research and demonstration plots are conducted each year by the agent as determined by an advisory group and with the assistance of specialists.  Plots completed over the  consisted of the following with specialists support listed after plot emphasis:


            Narrow Row Corn - Roth

            Silage hybrid quality plot - Roth

            Corn Biotechnology plot - Roth

            Corn Hybrid screening plot - Voight

            Corn Hybrid by starter plot- Voight

            Corn Population plot - Roth  

            Wheat chlorophyll meter test - Beegle

            Rye versus triticale yield trial - Voight

            Alfalfa seeding rate trial pending publication - Hall

            Round Up Timing plot pending publication - Curran

            Biosolids evaluation plot pending publication – Stehouwer

            Prevalence of European Corn Borer and Performance of Bt Hybrids

            Scab Modeling Verification  Dewolf



            Alfalfa Weevil Modeling Verification – Calvin

            Soybean Response to Varying Row Widths – Voight

            Alfalfa response to Chloride applications – Voight

            Corn Trait Comparison Study – Voight

            Soybean Seed Treatment Assessment – Voight

            Soybean Population Variables – Roth/Voight

            Soybean Response to Pesticide Applications – Roth/Voight

            Soybean On Farm Network- Establish and maintain research network statewide.