This time of year, farmers often know the hay they are baling is wetter than they’d like, but they are taking a chance, hoping to save a better-quality product versus letting the rain cause the crop to deteriorate in the field. Unfortunately, moist hay can quickly become hot hay which can ignite through spontaneous combustion.
On Thursday, May 10th at the Cumberland Woodland Owners’ Association meeting, Dave Armstrong with PA Chapter of the American Chestnut Foundation (PA-TACF) will give a presentation on the restoration of the American chestnut.
Potatoes are a very easy vegetable to grow. They are categorized as early season, mid-season, and late season, ready for harvest in 60, 80, and 90 days respectively.
Let’s say you want to plant a tree this spring. Perhaps the beauty of spring-flowering trees has inspired you, or perhaps you need to replace a tree damaged by the Halloween snow last fall. But do you know the right way to plant a tree?
Now that spring is in the air, many people have been stopping in to the Extension office to purchase a soil test kit. Here are answers to some frequently-asked questions about soil testing.