A return to more fall-like weather will be here this weekend
Hybrid rye shows promise in Pennsylvania and New York trials
There may be a benefit from a little extra nitrogen this fall
The “up side” of dry soil
Get a plan, get the kits and get it done
A look at your alternative herbicide options
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Cucurbit scab can cause a dramatic decrease in fruit quality of various cucurbit crops, including summer and winter squash, pumpkin, melon, and watermelon.
The 2014 gardening season is winding down, but there are still a few chores that need to be done.
Experimenting with "risk behaviors" is as much a normal part of adolescence as asking questions.
Penn State Extension and the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA) are hosting a series of Mock Farm Food Safety Audits and Food Safety Trainings in October, November, and December on farms in Adams, Allegheny, Wyoming, Lehigh, Berks, Northampton, and Montgomery counties. These events, held on working farms, are designed to help small-scale produce farmers gain a better understanding of what to expect from a third party Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) audit.
Safety and Health Management Planning for Beginning Farmers and Ranchers
Preparing and freezing meals in advance will save you when there are days filled with a variety of after school activities or work commitments. With advance meal preparation serving a hot meal will not require a hectic cooking rampage in the kitchen or a trip to the local fast food establishment.
Conservation Tools Help ‘Pick-Your-Own’ Farm Thrive
Dropping temperatures may be something you want to put out of your mind for as long as possible, but it has been getting chilly at night. Winter will soon be here and when that happens, temperatures drop considerably and can cause freezing water issues both indoors and out. So here are some tips to help you avoid common problems in winter and prevent frustration for you, pets, livestock and even the wild birds that you may like to feed.
Attention all Cucurbit Growers! We know you are very aware of how important the pollination of your crop is to the success of your growing season! However, you might not have been introduced to one of the best friends that your crop has - the squash bee (Peponapis pruinosa).
Based on FDA’s outreach efforts and public comments, the FDA is proposing revisions to its proposed rule on produce safety.