Penn State Vegetable and Small Fruit Websites
Penn State Small Fruit information. Backyard gardeners and commercial growers alike will find publications and links to wide-ranging topics from growing small fruits in gardens to large-scale production.
Penn State's resource to herb production information.
Keeping ag entrepreneurs informed about emerging industry issues and providing the tools needed for growing successful businesses.
Penn State's Farm Food Safety website explains 'Good Agricultural Practices' GAPS, how to write a food safety plan and provides updates on food safety topics.
These ORGANIC PRODUCTION GUIDES outline general practices for growing vegetable and fruit crops using organic integrated pest management techniques. The guides provide an overall approach for organic production with a focus on biological, mechanical, and cultural controls. Sections on cover crops, resistant varieties, crop rotation, field selection, soil quality and nutrient management all highlight their interrelated qualities and precede specifics on pest management options.
Mission: To serve Pennsylvania's commercial vegetable, potato and berry growers through education, research, advocacy and promotion.
A collection of photos and descriptions of weeds found in New Jersey. Most weeds will be similar in Pennsylvania.
A collection of vegetable and specialty crop fact sheets from Virginia Cooperative Extension.
Founded in 1992, PASA's consistent and driving vision has been to transform agriculture and food systems in Pennsylvania and beyond in a way that makes our farmers more viable, improves the land and restores the health and wellbeing of all our citizens.
This guide was developed to provide a useful and scientifically accurate reference for organic farmers and agricultural professionals searching for information on best practices, available materials and perhaps most importantly, the efficacy of materials that are permitted for use in organic systems.
Pennsylvania Certified Organic (PCO) is a USDA-accredited organic certifying agency that educates and certifies growers, processors and handlers of organic crops, wild crops, livestock and livestock products in Pennsylvania and adjoining states.
ATTRA agriculture specialists provide extensive summaries of sustainable agriculture techniques and technologies that farmers want to know about.