Aside from honeybees, some native bees may be lending their pollination services to your blueberry bushes.
Have you ever looked for training materials to build the knowledge and confidence of your farm market personnel? Penn State Extension now offers on-line training for farm professionals that handle, process, or merchandise fresh market produce.
A Web-based Penn State Extension course designed to help beginning and experienced beekeepers gain the knowledge they need to be successful has been recognized for online excellence.
May is a good month for treating perennial colonies of Canada thistle using clopyralid.
What is the situation with strawberry viruses in Pennsylvania? Read-on to learn more.
Ever wonder where to find additional information on highbush blueberry production? This articles provides a list and description of select available hardcopy and web-based resources.
An entomopathogenic fungus formulated for managing a variety of insects in agricultural systems organically.
Do you grow garlic? This pest is something to be aware of. Like so many problems the best cure is prevention. This is one to keep off the farm! A summary of a presentation by Dr. George Abawi, Department of Plant Pathology, Cornell University.
Peas are a powerhouse vegetable crop. Including peas in a diversified vegetable cropping plan can improve your early market mix, help your soil quality, and put a smile on your customers' faces.
Thinking about growing a few perennials in containers to sell? Before you get started, there are important things to think about.
This is an excellent resource for any grower interested in learning more about how selected organic materials such as spinosad and Streptomyces lydicus work against pests and there efficacy based on published university trials.
A supplemental label was approved reducing the PHI from 7 to 0 days on fruiting vegetables.
New contact insecticide (IRAC Group 28 + 16) is now available to help manage Lepidopteran insects like the Yellowstriped armyworms which was problematic in 2012.
A Special Local Needs ((Section 24(c)) label for was approved for use of Gowan Malathion 8 Flowable on blueberries for spotted wing drosophila control.
A replicated experiment was conducted at the Long Island Horticultural Research and Extension Center in 2012 to evaluate new varieties and experimental hybrids that have resistance to late blight in terms of horticultural traits and susceptibility to diseases.
A practical table describing marketable yield typical for commonly grown vegetable and small fruit crops in Pennsylvania.
Each year the Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention keeps expanding. Learn about the convention this year and make plans to attend in 2014!
Production the greatest quantity of the highest quality tomatoes (peppers too) requires careful attention to production details.
In 2012, demonstration plots of an assortment of day-neutral varieties were established in PA, MD, and WV. Here are some notes on their performance in PA, should anyone want to try a few.
A summary of a presentation by Dr. Meg McGrath, Cornell University, at the Mid Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention.