Plants and Pests

Resources for farmers, the green industry, commercial fruit and vegetable producers, and the home gardener.

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Plants and Pests

Resources for farmers, the green industry, commercial fruit and vegetable producers, and the home gardener.

Crops and Soils
The Extension Field and Forage Crops Team provides producers with research-based information on grain and forage crops, soil quality, and nutrient management.
Green Industry
Greenhouse, landscaping, gardening, and turfgrass resources for the professional green industry.
Home Lawn and Garden
Lawn care and gardening resources and tips for the homeowner provided by the Penn State Extension Horticulture Team and Master Gardeners.
Master Gardener Program
The Master Gardener Program provides interested individuals with extensive training in many phases of gardening. In return, participants volunteer to teaching horticultural information to the public based on university research and recommendations.
Pest Management
Resources to control pests including insects, plant diseases, and weeds.
Sustainable Agriculture
Research, teaching, and extension to promote food and agricultural systems that are economically, environmentally, and socially sound, now and in the future.
Tree Fruit Production
Resources, courses, and advice for commercial tree fruit producers from the Penn State Extension Horticulture Team.
Vegetable, Small Fruit, and Mushroom Production
News, fact sheets, and production guides for commercial vegetable and small fruit producers.

Upcoming Events

ACA & Manure Storage Workshop
When: May 23-24, 2017
Where: Leesport, PA
Spring Orchard Meeting
When: May 23, 2017
Where: Richfield, PA
Small Flowering Trees
When: May 23, 2017
Where: Camp Hill, PA
Tree TendersĀ® Training
When: May 24, 2017
Where: Dallas, PA
Women Rooted in Agriculture
When: May 24, 2017
Where: Belleville, PA