Field Crop News
The weather over the next few weeks looks anything but steady – mild -- cold -- rain -- arctic air – wintry mix.
The results from this year’s commercial corn hybrid trials are posted on-line.
The results from this year’s commercial soybean variety performance trials are posted on-line.
When winter manure application must be done, livestock producers need to be aware of and follow the winter manure spreading criteria identified in the Department of Environmental Protection’s Manure Management Manual.
Chemsweep pickup counties in 2014 include Adams, Allegheny, Beaver, Cameron, Carbon, Chester, Centre, Clearfield, Clinton, Elk, Franklin, Jefferson, Lancaster, Lehigh, Monroe, Northampton, Pike, Potter, Schuylkill, and Washington.
Attend one of our last cover crop field days/workshops for 2013.
Now is the time to reflect and plan your next soybean crop. Attend a Pennsylvania Soybean Production Workshop next week to learn what other growers are experiencing.
Registration is now open for the 13 crops conferences, held January-March throughout Pennsylvania.
Mild weather in the long term forecast.
Time to make those last minute decisions on this year’s crop and consider marketing your 2014 grain crops.
Latest information on cover crops and new technologies like the Penn State cover crop interseeder and applicator.
Make the most of your county’s Penn State Extension Office, from help with soil tests to participating in on-farm research.
Penn State Extension Field & Forage Crops Team & Pennsylvania Soybean Board deliver 4 statewide Soybean Production Workshops to a location near you.
Penn State Extension announces winter 2014 Crop Conferences and Crop Days across Pennsylvania.
Please plan to join our Crops Team for the annual Keystone Crops and Soils Conference on October 29 and 30 at the Hershey/Harrisburg Holiday Inn in Grantville.
As the growing season draws to an end, the seasonal rainfall, albeit sporadic and heavy, will end near normal in many parts of the state.
The effects of seed coating on forage seed establishment and yield can be inconsistent, so it is important for producers to ask questions when making decisions about purchasing coated forage seed.
As of today, we believe we have 6 or 7 sites mostly in the southeast, but also a small population in the south central region that have Palmer amaranth, but many more are likely out there unrecognized.
Join us for a field tour of this year’s cover crop interseeder trials at the Rock Springs Ag Progress Days site, Centre County.