Now is the time to finalize your barley planting plans.
Consider trying annual ryegrass, cereals, and mixtures to provide additional forage on your farm.
Berwick Health and Wellness Fund of the Central Susquehanna Community Foundation donations making a difference.
In this weeks report, most insect and disease pests are relatively light. The insects include grasshoppers, soybean aphids, Japanese beetles, and a few others.
Penn State News, August 28, 2013. Some Pennsylvanians may be holding their breath wondering what the state’s three recently reported cases of West Nile virus (WNV) mean for enjoying the last few weeks of summer. 2012 was one of the United States' worst outbreaks of the virus, and news reports late last summer may have led you to believe that you were in danger of catching the disease spread to humans by mosquitoes. What reporters didn't tell you is that regardless of the threat level, WNV creates no real cause for alarm for most people.
Residual herbicides for winter small grains are few in number.
This joint PASA-Penn State field day will explore the benefits of using cover crops in organic field crop production systems.
Walking around a neighborhood that has a lot of plant diversity, one can’t help but notice the different species of viburnums that can be utilized in a landscape.
Even the youngest children in military families experience the stressfulness of major changes such as the absence of a deployed parent or a move to a new duty station.
Just in time for the new school year, NRCS unveiled its new Teachers and Students webpage, home to age-appropriate scholastic resources. These tools are designed to help students learn about soil, water, air, plants and animals and what we can all do to protect those resources.
Come Join us! The 2013 Natural Gas Utilization Conference looks at global and regional impacts and trends of natural gas use as our nation continues with natural gas development. What does it mean for you?
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.
As the season winds down and the crop reaches maturity, the need to manage for downy (and powdery) mildews decreases and so should the use of target specific fungicides.
As fall approaches and the temperatures drop and dew periods lengthen, late blight will continue to be a problem on tomatoes and potatoes.
The crop that seems to be most severely affected at the moment is blackberries, though there are reports of SWD in nearly every berry crop that is currently fruiting.
There are several different copper fungicides approved for use in organically-produced crops. Copper fungicides are important tools for managing diseases that cannot be effectively managed with cultural practices alone.
Can you believe it? Fall is almost upon us and as we enter into the fall season, sheep producers should begin to prepare for the breeding season. This includes some general steps for both rams and ewes. A few weeks spent preparing for the breeding season can result in more lambs next spring.
Child Assessment: An Introduction; Developmentally Appropriate Practice (DAP): An Introduction; Curriculum Development: An Introduction.
With the growing season at its peak, it's hard to believe that the "down" season is just a couple months away. Use that slow season wisely to continue your farming education with a selection of 12 online courses. Registration is open now and some courses fill quickly, so be sure to check them out soon!
Our society is learning that the young brain is developing at a rapid pace. Much of the brain’s function is already developed by the age of 3. From birth, social and emotional experiences shape how an individual handles life.