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Los túneles altos ofrecen protección a las plantas de tierras saturadas de humedad y temperaturas bajas en la primavera y el otoño con lo cual se extiende la temporada productiva.
It is easier to plant early spring vegetables after winter cover crops if you use low residue winter-killed crops.
More Articles ByMary Barbercheck, Ph.D.
This article provides basic information about organic farming, including getting started, considering your product/market, and deciding whether to be certified.
More Articles ByElsa Sanchez, Ph.D., Thomas Ford
New Morning Farm is a certified organic diversified vegetable farm on 95 acres of land in Hustontown in southern Huntingdon County.
Healthy soils yield healthy crops, But what is healthy soil and how do we achieve it?
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Here we talk about some of the physical properties of soil including organic matter, aggregate stability, water infiltration and compaction.
These two hot bed systems are a step up from growing under lights or in your kitchen window without all the costs of heating an entire greenhouse.
Creating a good plan for crop rotation in an easy-to-read map has many benefits.
La base de un programa de Manejo Integral de Plagas es la exploración.
With regular and systematic scouting you will be more able to detect plant problems before they get out of hand.
¿Hay algún problema con su planta? ¿Cuál es la causa? No asuma que sabe la respuesta y accidentalmente trate el problema equivocado.
More Articles ByJayson K. Harper, Ph.D.
Pumpkins are well-suited to small-scale and part-time farming operations. Marketing opportunities, such as wholesale, retail, and pick-your-own, are options.
In order to look at the possible labor and resource savings, Penn State Extension educators working with growers, laid biodegradable mulch at seven sites around the state.
Disease management begins with the fundamental understanding the three factors must be present and interact for disease to develop.
Farm Profiles are designed to give new producers ideas and advice from experienced producers. Individual products are mentioned as examples not as an endorsement.