An insect that attacks grapes, apples, stone fruits, and pines, and threatens Pennsylvania and the United States.
Pesticide Education Blog And News
Dishwasher and Detergent Pods: Continuing Concerns About Accidental Poisonings
December 8, 2014Kelly Over, our Education Program Assistant, wrote this blog. Here is an example of dish detergent pods. Dishwasher and detergent pods are a conveniently packaged option that can result in less waste and greater product efficiency than its traditional counterparts. While the pods, or also referred to as packs, might provide a solution for homeowners, parents and [...]
CHEMSWEEP in 18 Counties This Year!
November 24, 2014The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture is again offering the CHEMSWEEP Program to those agricultural businesses and pesticide applicators in the selected 18 counties. The program is available in different counties each year and the 2015 counties include: Bucks, Crawford, Dauphin, Erie, Fayette, Greene, Huntingdon, Juniata, Lycoming, Mercer, Mifflin, Montgomery, Perry, Philadelphia, Susquehanna, Tioga, Wayne, and [...]
A New Invasive Insect: The Spotted Lanternfly
November 17, 2014This blog article was put together by our newest part-time staff member, Ed Crow. Although Ed is officially retired from the Maryland Department of Agriculture, he still wanted to remain active helping pesticide applicators. An adult Spotted Lanternfly (Photograph by Holly Raguza, PA Dept of Agriculture) An adult Spotted Lanternfly (Photograph by Lawrence Barringer, PA [...]
Southeast Pennsylvania Green Industry Conference 2015
January 6, 2015
Farm Executive Workshop: Building Management & Leadership Excellence
Event CanceledJanuary 12-14, 2015
Crops Conference 2015 - Lancaster County
January 15, 2015