Field Crop News
After a period of mild weather, cooler conditions will prevail for at least the next 7-10 days.
Now is the time to capitalize on warm, early spring days.
Check on the effects of late planting and/or winter weather
Considerations for timing and materials.
Select the best fields and timing to minimize the potential for loss.
No one can but think about these marketing principles.
Maintenance, repairs and adjustments now can save time later in the field.
A wintry start to March will lead to more seasonal weather by the middle of the month
Penn State releases a performance data summary of alfalfa and cool-season forage grass variety trials conducted in 2014.
Agronomy Scout School – Entry level crop scouts learn essential skills at this fast-approaching 1 day event/
Snow Mold diagnostic techniques shed light on winter fungus
Crop Insurance Improvements – improved risk management tools broaden usability
Consider The Supplemental Coverage Option in your crop insurance package.
USDA Announcement – Base Acre/Yield History Update Extended.
Hay Production Workshops at 3 separate locations offer opportunity to improve the quality of your hay crop.
February will have below normal temperatures with the potential for more storms.
Jessica Williamson is the new Field and Forage Crop Extension Educator based out of Blair County.