Field Crop News
Weather Outlook for September 1
September 1, 2015The month of August was very dry across the state of Pennsylvania. Most of the western and central Pennsylvania saw just half (or less) of their usual monthly rain totals. The upcoming seven days will continue to be dry with little in the way of widespread, organized precipitation.
Barley Planting Opportunities
September 1, 2015With the early maturation of some corn and soybean crops, there could be some opportunities for planting barley this fall. Barley is often discounted in the marketplace, though, and this has limited its potential as a crop. Figuring out how to maximize the value of the crop is a key consideration to improve profitability.
Corn Silage Dry Down – Harvesting at the Incorrect Moisture
September 1, 2015Dry weather conditions across most of the state are hastening corn silage dry down, causing the potential need for growers to get in the fields earlier than planned.
Southeast PA Crops Summer Twilight Meeting
September 10, 2015
Are You Crazy? Retail Farm Market Bus Tour
September 15-16, 2015
Commercial Applicator School
September 16, 2015
Interseeder Cover Crop Trials for Organic Field Crops
October 1, 2015
Organic Crop Growers Network Meeting
October 9, 2015