Field Crop News
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.
This past week was again a wake-up call to keep your fields covered with mulch and living vegetation at all times.
A slow increase in warmth and humidity is expected until Sunday when a weakening cold front is likely to cross the state. Until then, expect nothing more than an odd shower or a touch of drizzle.
Consider these things when deciding to take an alfalfa harvest during the “critical period”.
As we fixate more and more on the current price of our fall harvested grains, let’s also think a little about some related farm marketing decisions.
Even many of those perpetual wet spots have dried up, opening an opportunity to alleviate soil compaction using sub-soilers.
Another quick review as no-till wheat and other seedings commence.
Welcome to Chris Houser and Eli Snyder. New Field and Forage Crop Extension Educators add more coverage for the central part of Pennsylvania
Fair, seasonable weather lies ahead for Pennsylvania.
Deadline is fast approaching for fall seeded wheat, barley and alfalfa based APH forage protection.
Silage is an option as time is running out for soybean maturity.
Harvest method affects the risk of prussic acid poisoning.
Are you getting record corn yields? This only makes good residue spreading more critical.
And if it can happen there it can happen here. Contact us if you find a suspect field.
It may have been just a matter of time but plans of action to control it should still be pursued.
If you haven’t already, mark down October 29-30 on your calendar.
The dry and relatively mild weather pattern is expected to persist for the next week to ten days with limited opportunities for rain.