The effort brings together six research groups from both academia and industry
Penn State Extension Field & Forage Crops Team offers a number of specialty workshops this December. Sign up today online to learn alongside your neighbors more about how you can better your crop production practices.
The Pennsylvania Agronomic Education Society will be hosting their annual Pennsylvania Agronomic Education Conference January 19-20, 2017 at the Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center in State College.
Weed management specialists at Penn State have released a 5-Part series of videos on managing and identifying herbicide resistant pigweeds in the mid-Atlantic.
Results from the 2016 Penn State Corn and Soybean Trials have been posted online. Now is a good time to identify some new high yielding genetics that may be available for your operations.
Xtendimax now has a federal label for use in Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeans. How this will impact soybean production in Pennsylvania is still yet to be determined.
A new noxious weed act will be introduced to Pennsylvania in 2017 that will help protect you and your farm from invasive noxious weeds.
You may be receiving an email or a letter from Penn State in the coming weeks. You need to take action in order to continue receiving updates and alerts from Extension.
As expected, the world has a burdensome supply of wheat and corn from the 2016 season and adequate supplies of soybeans. This gives us two primary questions; “What should I do with what remains of my cash crops?” and “What can we do for 2017 crops?”
After a relatively mild and dry month of November across Pennsylvania, the weather will become wintrier as December progresses.
Wyoming DEQ Concludes That Water Contamination Was Not Caused by Hydraulic Fracturing (more...)
A computer program is diving deep into water quality data from Pennsylvania, helping scientists detect potential environmental impacts of Marcellus Shale gas drilling.
In the United States, the number of children under the age of 17 living in non-English language households increased from 28% to 32% between 2004 and 2013 (Child Trends 2014). In two-thirds of these homes, Spanish is the language spoken—about 16 million children. Other dual language learners come from homes that speak Indo-European languages like French, German, Russian, Hindi, Asian, or Pacific Island languages. Children who learn more than one language are a diverse group. Dual language learners may be recent immigrants or have parents who are recent immigrants. As infants and toddlers, dual language learners may learn more than one language simultaneously. As older children, dual language learners may learn English after acquiring proficiency in their native language.
Gail Graybill Carson and her husband, Dr. James H. Carson, of Lititz, Pennsylvania, have donated $50,000 to create the J. Clair Graybill Scholarship in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences to commemorate the life and values of Mrs. Carson's father, the late J. Clair Graybill.
“Long Live the Farmer: Diversity & Biodiversity” is theme for the Northeast Organic Farming Association of New York (NOFA-NY) conference. From January 20-22, this year’s event features a “conference within a conference”: the first Northeast Organic Seed Conference: Owning Our Own Seed.
Pennsylvania will host organic farmers from throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast to learn from internationally renowned organic and sustainable agriculture experts at the third annual Growing Pennsylvania’s Organic Farms Conference December 13 and 14 in Harrisburg.
Plan to attend one of the pre-conference workshops, held on January 30th, the day before the 2017 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention begins.
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