Field Crop News
Relatively warm fall, gives way to rain showers in the forecast
Obtaining Crop Progress Reports – NASS collects and distributes data on crop conditions and progress for Pennsylvania.
Select Your 2015 Seed with Disease in Mind – From Northern Corn Leaf Blight to White Mold, what you can do now to plan for the 2015 crop season.
The Questionable Benefit of Neonicotinoid Seed Treatments to Soybeans – EPA asks for comments on the widespread use of neonicotinoid seed treatments in soybean production.
Soil Sampling Techniques – Determining sampling zones, random sampling and multiple cores are essential to a good soil sampling procedure.
Register Today for Soybean Production Workshops – Join Penn State Extension Educators and Specialists at one of four workshops to focus on soybean production.
Upcoming Cover Crop and Soil Health Events in Pennsylvania and New York – Register now for the Big Flats Annual Cover Crop and Soil Health Workshop and Tour. Dates announced for Soil Health Workshops to be held throughout Pennsylvania.
Widespread rain is forecast for the state on Wednesday, followed by a cooler, drier air mass for the weekend. After a brief milder spell, more chilly weather coming for the end of the month.
Have you thought about a partial stover harvest? Read about the results of a five-year Penn State study, along with a new one-pass harvest system developed in Iowa.
What did the recent USDA crop expectations report reveal?
Remember to keep weeds in check this fall in your small grains.
Be mindful of potential for problems with forages following a frost.
Some considerations if you would like to test your forage for prussic acid.
Details start to emerge for the USDA’s Farm Bill relative to crop production.
A return to more fall-like weather will be here this weekend
Hybrid rye shows promise in Pennsylvania and New York trials
There may be a benefit from a little extra nitrogen this fall
The "up side" of dry soil