Preliminary Imidacloprid Pollinator Risk Assessment Webinar
February 11, 2016
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold an online technical briefing on its preliminary pollinator risk assessment for imidacloprid, a neonicotinoid insecticide, on February 18, 2016, from 1PM to 2:30PM (Eastern Standard Time). The webinar is intended to help inform the public about the results of the recently released preliminary pollinator risk assessment for imidacloprid.
The 2016 Orchard Spray Record-Keeping Spreadsheet Is Now OnLine
January 25, 2016
The Penn State Tree Fruit Production team has reviewed and updated the Orchard Spray Spreadsheet for 2016. They have added over 30 products this year and included a new column with the PHI Release Date that should improve safety and clarity for re-entry times. They appreciate the continued support of growers and are always open to suggestions for improvements.
Learning Preferences of Next Generation Farmers
January 20, 2016
Penn State Extension is assessing how best to tailor our outreach and extension programming for those of you who will be the next generation of farmers. Our goal is to provide opportunities for active learning of research-based information that is applicable to your farm operation.