Information on business management, including the Start Farming project, models for the future, land aquisition, value-added agriculture and food for profit. Resources also available for new women farmers, young next generation producers and next generation Hispanic producers.
This Penn State Extension publication, in Spanish and English, is designed for use by orchard employees - often the first individuals to detect a new occurrence of a fruit disease or insect pest.
Managing weeds is one of the most challenging aspects of growing fruits and vegetables for commercial sale.
Marley E Skinner
Penn State has teamed up with establishing farmers to help new farmers become more profitable, productive, and sustainable.
Penn State Extension has developed new resources for weed management and is beginning to offer bilingual training opportunities.
Tara Baugher, Megan Chawner, Michael Basedow
Penn State Extension partners with growers in a "Models for the Future" project to provide on-farm demonstrations for new, young, and minority farmers. Two years of bio-remediation with rotation crops suppressed nematodes and improved soil health.
With the high risk exposure in agribusiness, insurance policy options should be carefully considered for proper coverage. This article provides helpful tips for proactive insurance management.
El Manejo de los suelos