Lancaster County News
Understand The Impact Of Weather On Corn Dry Down
September 19, 2014Corn growers may encounter slower than normal dry down this fall due to relatively cool weather conditions and late crop development.
September 19, 2014There seems to be more white mold being reported in soybeans this year than in the last few years, and this is no surprise given our moist or humid conditions.
Consider The Hessian Fly When Planting Wheat
September 12, 2014(Contributed by Leon J. Ressler, District 17 Director as part of his Now Is The Time Column for September 13, 2014.)
Penn State Extension News
Long-time extension educators endow animal science scholarship
August 22, 2014Eugene and Carol Schurman, of Clymer, Pennsylvania, have given $50,000 to establish the Eugene and Carol Schurman Trustee Scholarship in the College of Agricultural Sciences. The scholarship will benefit students with demonstrated financial need, with first preference going to animal science majors.
Land-use webinar to explore conservation easements
August 21, 2014Conservation easements and their role in enhancing the landscapes and greenways of Pennsylvania communities will be the topic of a Web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension.
Public urged to be on watch for invasive Asian longhorned beetles
August 15, 2014By spotting, collecting and submitting suspected Asian longhorned beetles to experts, Pennsylvanians can help keep the non-native, invasive wood-boring threat to the state’s trees at bay, according to agriculture officials.
Upcoming Regional Events
Pesticide Applicator Short Course
When: September 29 - October 3, 2014Where: York, PA
Native Plant Identification for Home Gardeners
When: October 1, 2014Where: Reading, PA
Nutrition Links: Introduction to Nutrition Links
When: October 1, 2014Where: Coatesville, PA
When: October 2, 2014Where: Lebanon, PA
Farm Bill Margin Protection Program - Dairy Information Session
When: October 7, 2014Where: Leesport, PA