This article talks about maintaining your drip irrigation system to prevent clogging of emitters and system components.
NSTMOP is a comprehensive program that was originally designed for youth seeking employment and required agricultural safety and health training.
As of July 2, 2013, corn earworm counts are low. But European corn borer counts rose in 6 counties: Bradford, Montgomery, Centre, Lackawanna, Luzern, and Montour counties have counts above threshold for corn borer. Wide spray intervals should be sufficient, or no spray in some areas.
Many locations across PA have reached the threshold to start a fungicide spray program for early blight.
Rain continues in the short term, but some relief is on the way.
With summer thunderstorms comes the possibility of hail. Here are some tips for assessing damage to field crops.
Insect and disease reports from soybean fields across the state.
Now that we have turned the calendar to July, consider some alternatives when planting corn for silage.
With the excessive moisture, some of our N could have been lost to denitrification or leaching.
Can mixing cultivar varieties within a field help with pest management?
Research continues to seed cover crop, apply sidedress N, and apply a postemergence herbicide, all with one pass.
Urban poultry production -- raising chickens in the backyard -- will be the topic of a Web-based, land-use-planning seminar offered by Penn State Extension on July 24.
Bioenergy opportunities were the focus of this one day short course in Morgantown WV
Last week late blight was confirmed in a commercial tomato field in Mercer Co., NJ which is adjacent to Bucks Co., PA.
With the recent heavy rains across the state, there are an increasing number of reports of Phytophthora blight on peppers and cucurbits.
We are excited to share a new resource that you might find of interest. Two new, youth-oriented online presentations from Penn State Extension explore the role of water in shale-gas drilling and production in the mid-Atlantic region.
It is not uncommon to see leaf mold on high tunnel tomatoes but due to the very humid conditions, this disease is also developing in the field.
Water specialists from Penn State Extension worked with surrounding states to provide education on managing private water supplies in shale gas drilling regions.
New titles: Problem Solving with Children; Guiding Behavior: Responding to Biting and Teaching Sharing; Incorporating STEM into Out-of-School Time (OST) Programs.