With the extended growing season this year, most turf areas will benefit from sequential applications of preemergence (PRE) herbicides for crabgrass control.
Continuing with disseminating results from Internet survey, in today's article we provide a better understanding of how people are finding food retailers' social networks.
The latest in shale deposits
Poor maintenance can reduce efficiency of ventilation systems by as much as 40 percent.
The Plant Disease Clinic has received a greenhouse-grown petunia infected with a Phytophthora.
This past week late blight was confirmed on potato and/or tomato in Blair, Franklin and now Mifflin Co., PA.
This spring Penn State has received calls from Erie to Chester County and everywhere in-between about armyworm infestations in grass pastures, corn and small grain fields.
New products will be adding processing capacity to the Northeast region. What opportunities exist for dairy producers?
Manure digesters will become more common on our dairy farms in the future, perhaps driven by odor control more than anything else.
In addition to cooling, shade, and ventilation, strategic adjustments to diet formulation and feeding management can help cows to better cope with extreme weather conditions.
Pennsylvania's forests are under threat from myriad invasive insects, diseases, and competitive plants. With changing climate, what new threats will come? Good forest stewardship considers caring for resources for future generations as well as the present. How do we mitigate those threats for Pennsylvania's forestlands?
Research shows how lameness can contribute to reproductive problems that drain profits
Today late blight was confirmed on tomato and/or potato in Franklin and Blair County, PA.
Hidden Dangers and Public Safety at Low-head Dams by Bruce A. Tschantz, PE, PhD and Kenneth R. Wright, PE appears in The Journal of Dam Safety, V.9 n.1, 2011, Published by the Association of State Dam Safety Officials. The article reviews the dangers associated with low head dams, a.k.a. "killer dams" and the dangers posed to water recreation. The hazards posed by these dams are discussed in light of a recent study of accidents at these dams over the last four decades. The article concludes with proposed measures to prevent drownings.
In today’s installment, we provide a more detailed view of the types of information that consumers expect to obtain from a food business. We also look at a few differences in expectations across demographic groups.
The following information was recently shared in the Pharmwaste Digest, Vol 79, Issue 21, and is a good update to the EPA regulation process on Hazardous Waste Pharmaceuticals.
Many species that overwinter in Pennsylvania apparently have done so with high survival rates. For example, we’ve seen very strong populations of several species of maggots, cucumber beetles, and asparagus beetle in April and May. However, many of our pests tend not to overwinter, but arrive as long distant migrants. We can now confirm that the long-distant migrants listed below have also been reported in May.
The cucumber beetle has turned up this week in scouting of local greenhouse cucumber crops.
In 2007, fifty eggplant scions were grafted onto tomato rootstock that was resistant to Verticillium Wilt.
This article should help you understand how to maintain drip irrigation systems.