Weed Management

The agronomic weed science extension program at Penn State focuses on issues relating to herbicide use, weed biology and ecology, integrated pest management (IPM), cover crop use, and other issues pertaining to the management of weeds in corn, soybeans, forages, and small grains.

Field Crop News

Wet Weather Through the Weekend as Temperatures Gradually Trend Upward
May 24, 2017
Seasonally cool and wet conditions to prevail across the commonwealth in the coming week. Penn State’s Art Person gives us the details and looks at the forecast into the first week of June.
“Current Position Openings - Pass Along the Word!”
May 24, 2017
We are currently seeking individuals to fill the following positions. Please pass along to those you feel may be a good fit for the job:
Figure 1. Early Flowering (note yellow pollen filled anthers)
Wheat Scab Risk Update
May 24, 2017
Yes, it’s wet, but head scab risk is still low. Why is that?

Invasive Pigweeds

Palmer Amaranth and Waterhemp are new pigweeds that have been found in numerous counties across Pennsylvania and in neighboring states.