Vegetable, Small Fruit, and Mushroom Production

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Penn State Researchers Hope to Extend Berry Growing Season in Northeast
May 26, 2017
Research could increase growers' yields while also improving quality and shelf life for consumers
Photo 1. Early symptom of orange rust. Photo: K. Demchak
Managing Orange Rust in a Bramble Planting
May 26, 2017
Orange rust is a systemic disease, any plants propagated from infected plants will also be infected.
Photo: Norma Young, Penn State
Pest Scouting With Your Smartphone
May 24, 2017
Have you noticed lately that many interstate rest stops are now called text stops? While the ever growing ubiquity of the smartphone has come with some issues, there are many opportunities to use this technology to make our lives a little easier, even on the farm.
Hard Cider Production Survey for Fruit Growers
May 24, 2017
The Penn State Extension Tree Fruit team has put together an online survey for fruit growers that currently grow or are interested in growing apples for hard cider.
Aerial image of Penn State’s research hopyard at Rock Springs. Photo by T. Delvalle, Penn State
Are You Using a sUAS as a Tool?
May 16, 2017
You probably have heard of (or observed) the use of small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) throughout the country; whether it be for fun, a hobby, for capturing great aerial pictures, or commercial use.


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Good Bugs, Bad Bugs
When: June 10, 2017
Where: Hawley, PA