Conduct a Late Season Cornstalk Nitrate Test to determine if your corn received the proper amount of nitrogen this year.
As we move into silage harvest season, producers may notice some problem weed situations. Also, as soybean leaves start to turn yellow, problem weeds may become more noticeable.
We continue to get reports of non-nodulating soybeans this year, some with unexplained patterns of nodulated soybeans in the field.
Local governments have been working together for decades, usually informally. But just as often, longstanding disagreements keep municipalities from cooperating long after anyone can remember what the argument was about, or even who was involved.
Every year at this time, late summer and early fall, some trees appear to have silken webs on the tips of their branches...
In an ongoing effort to protect bees and other pollinators, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has developed new pesticide labels that prohibit use of some neonicotinoid pesticide products where bees are present.
Feed costs are the major cash expense in any sheep operation. Keeping feed costs low while still supplying the necessary nutrients to keep the flock healthy should be the goal of every shepherd.
Penn State Extension will offer a Web-based seminar providing guidance for municipalities on how to enhance vehicular, bicycle and pedestrian connectivity.
The last thing on your mind right now, in the midst of a harvest season, might be soil fertility. At this point you either planned correctly for crop needs or are suffering the consequences. But, it is also an excellent time to asses nutrient needs and begin to build soil fertility.
Penn State Extension Poultry Specialist Phil Clauer describes some considerations for small scale poultry.
The Allegheny woodrat is a rare Pennsylvania native associated with rocky habiats
I'm an armored scale insect in the family Diaspididae. I do not secrete honeydew.
As the dog days of summer bear down on us, shady areas of the landscape are prime locations to hang-out
Abundant mid- to late summer bloom – a time when many woody plants are long done flowering – makes Japanese pagodatree a valuable addition to the landscape. Don’t let its tongue-twisting new botanical name put you off – you know this tree as Sophora japonica.
You may not have seen many of the adult beetles, but conditions were ideal during egg-laying.
Corn earworm is spiking in southeastern counties, and rising elsewhere. In southeastern counties, 3-4 day spray thresholds are being reached. Fall armyworm is also showing up, and Brown marmorated stink bug can invade fields at this time.
There is no other creature like it. It strikes fear and terror in your mind. Rarely, but memorably, you may have crossed paths with one.
Common groundsel (Senecio vulgaris) is an annual that can be found during the winter and summer.
Have you ever experienced strange colors or smells in your pond or seen them in a lake? Have you ever wondered what might have caused them? Cyanobacteria, often called blue-green algae, are bacteria that are found naturally in lakes, ponds, and slow-moving streams.