Field Crop News
Despite anticipated thundershowers with an advancing cold front later this week, most sections are likely to have an increase in their rainfall deficit by this time next week.
Here is an update to last week’s freeze damage article on barley and wheat.
Significant flights continue for the black cutworm moth, and attention should be given to the cereal leaf beetle. Meanwhile, alfalfa weevil is beginning to pupate in Southeast PA.
Not sure which adjuvant to use? Reading the herbicide label may provide some clues.
Thunderstorms tomorrow, then dry, then scattered showers over the weekend with unsettled conditions persisting next week into Memorial Day weekend.
Black cutworm moths on the rise in Pennsylvania.
Check for cold injury to wheat and barley after last nights temperatures.
Are you worried about frost injured corn?
Rusts, powdery mildew, and head scab update.
What can you do to alleviate soil compaction?
Roughstalk bluegrass is rearing it's ugly head again. Problem seems to be spreading.
Volunteer Roundup Ready corn in corn or in a replant scenario can be a challenge.
This week’s crop report gives a clear indication of planting progress in the face of some spring rains in areas of historically significant production.
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A large swath of central and northeast Pennsylvania tallied no more than a few hundredths of an inch of rain (less than 5% of normal) last week.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) publish in the April 22, 2013 Federal Register, a petition received from the Monsanto Company and Forage Genetics International seeking nonregulated status for a low-lignin alfalfa.
As we progress into planting season, I hope you recall the odd spring we had last year with record warmth.
In southeast Pennsylvania, there are three opportunities to view small grain plots and meet with Penn State specialists.