Field Crop News
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
Weed Resistant Workshops – Get advice about herbicide resistant weed control at four locations around the state.
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.
Soil Health Educational Events—3 offerings featuring speaker Gabe Brown give insight into soil structure and biology on your farm.
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.
This nearly 400-page, wire-bound guide was prepared by Penn State extension specialists in agronomy, entomology, and plant pathology.
Here are some new products currently, or anticipated to be, available for the 2015 season along with label changes of some additional weed control products.
Winter weather plays a large role in how healthy your forage stands will look in April.
What really caught my attention was that nearly every cultivated field was clearly being tilled, usually moldboard plowed, prior to planting.
Webinar series starts on February 23.
Penn State Scout School and Diagnostic Clinic Dates Set for 2015.