We’re experiencing a scab infection period April 17. Warm, wet weather also is a threat for stone fruit blossoms that are open. Fungicides needed today to protect against scab and blossom blight caused by brown rot.
Advances in technology provide a higher estimate of the Weald Basin in the UK
Forage inventory, cropping strategies, and alternative energy sources are a few of the management areas where decisions can be made after monitoring cost of production.
April, thus far, has been relatively wet and mild across the western half of the state while much of eastern PA has been drier than average with temperatures near to slightly below normal.
The 2015 Manure Expo is coming to Chambersburg, PA, on July 14-15.
Now that the snow is finally gone it is time to evaluate your cover crop stands.
Alfalfa weevil is just becoming active in the southern tier of counties.
Maintaining potash at optimum levels and pH above 6.5 is essential for high alfalfa production.
Here is a recap of what you should be considering for marestail control this spring in soybean.
Penn State Extension is offering two important resources related to dairy products.
Most cover crops are fairly easy to control in a burndown program as long as you pay attention to detail.
Consumers whose drinking water can be contaminated by the release of untreated wastewater after heavy rains face increased risk for gastrointestinal illness, according to a report. Many older cities such as Chicago have combined sewer systems -- along with 772 other communities, primarily in the Northeast, Great Lakes and Pacific Northwest, serving a total of 40 million people. While some cities are building infrastructure to handle sewage and runoff separately, other regions with combined systems depend on reservoirs to provide extra capacity during extreme rainfalls.
New Safety Booklet for Youth
Spring has finally sprung and warm weather appears to be a more permanent fixture after a long, hard winter. Leaf buds are starting to swell but there is still time to observe winter ornamental characteristics of some plants before the emerging foliage hides those features.
April 2015 Update from the Pennsylvania Forestry Association
Learn more about four of the wild fruits naturally occurring in Pennsylvania - wild apple, persimmon, pawpaw, and plum.
A book review of Jane Goodall's new book, "Seeds of Hope."
April 2015 Update from the Pennsylvania Tree Farmer Committee
Throughout the month we receive notice of interesting and relevant research and items. These items come from partner organizations. We'll use this space to share these items with you.