The bill authorizes the Environmental Quality Board to establish water well construction standards through the adoption of rules and regulations of the DEP that are generally consistent with the National Groundwater Association construction standards.
It is easy to let weeds go in the rush of spring planting. Try not to forget that a little time spent managing weeds now can save you huge amounts of time later.
It is critical to manage fruit diseases before you have them. Whether organic or not management is usually protective, not curative.
The April 30 webinar conducted for those affected by Hurricane Sandy has been was archived at www.eden.lsu.edu/s-cap/virtualforum. You will be able to access the link at anytime and watch it as much as you would like.
What is the situation with strawberry viruses in Pennsylvania? Read-on to learn more.
This past fall the Galeton School District joined our PROSPER family.
Ever wonder where to find additional information on highbush blueberry production? This articles provides a list and description of select available hardcopy and web-based resources.
An entomopathogenic fungus formulated for managing a variety of insects in agricultural systems organically.
Do you grow garlic? This pest is something to be aware of. Like so many problems the best cure is prevention. This is one to keep off the farm! A summary of a presentation by Dr. George Abawi, Department of Plant Pathology, Cornell University.
The 2013 season biofix for the Oriental fruit moth was established on April 17 and for the spotted tentiform leafminer on April 09. Codling moth, tufted apple bud moth and obliquebanded leafroller adults are still not active (as of April 30).
Rain and winds moved through Pennsylvania from west to east on Sunday. Monday and Tuesday were cloudy and cool across much of the state. For those wanting to apply thinners weather conditions for thinning based upon SkyBit do not look promising for the remainder of the week.
One of the more popular spring flowering shrubs are the viburnums.
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Penn State students excel at the 66th National Poultry Judging Contest held at Louisiana State University.
Viburnum leaf beetle larvae have hatched.
The Bioenergy Supply Chain Business Opportunities Short Course was held on April 23 at the Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center in State College, PA
It was another drier than average week across the Commonwealth as most of the eastern third of the state had less than a quarter of an inch of rain.
As field activities increase, I thought it would be good to remind folks that scouting should be the basis of pest management plans.
As more farmers use vertical tillage to manage crop residues or to mellow the seedbed prior to planting (especially soybeans), questions have arisen about possible impacts of using these types of tillage operations in combination with certain soybean herbicides.