Start farming aims to enhance the success of small and beginning farmers by providing education and hands-on training in: production, marketing, financial management, land acquisition, and other resource acquisition. This program supports beginning producers exploring, planning and establishing their farms as well as new women farmers, young next generation producers and next generation Hispanic producers.
On a recent trip to a wholesale marketing cooperative, the manager explained how she is always looking for more fruit from her growers.
Find dates and locations for pesticide applicator certification exams on the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture's PaPlants website.
The Food for Profit workshop takes you step by step through the information necessary to start and run a small food product business.
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.
Have you considered ways to diversify your farm operation? Many families explore options for farm activities that invite the public onto their farm.
This article provides an overview of the many different ways tomatoes can be staked or trellised- either in the field, high tunnel or greenhouse system.
New legislation at the state level requires schools to provide notification to parents, students and teachers in advance of pesticide applications.
IPM checklist for administrators.
This video depicts a thorough IPM inspection (inside and outside areas) of a childcare center conducted by a trained IPM professional.
If you are planning to start raising poultry for the first time it is important that you understand best management practices.
Understanding the best breeds to raise and best management practices requirements to raise meat chickens successfully.
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This presentation will help you to identify many useful resources and decide if organic certification is appropriate for your farm business.
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.
Versión en español de la Guía de Plantación y Trasplante de Hortalizas.
Cannibalism in fowl is a costly and vicious habit that poultry producers cannot afford to ignore.