Information on farm management and budgeting for agronomic crops, including community supported agriculture, crop insurance, marketing, and diversification.
Specifics of assistance for farmers announced by the Department of Agriculture.
What is known about the government’s farm-related response to retaliatory tariffs.
Penn State Extension welcomed a new Field and Forage Crops Educator to York County in early July.
Casey Guindon recently joined Penn State Extension’s Field and Forage Crop Team and is based in Bradford County, Pennsylvania.
Jessica A. Williamson, Ph.D.
Visit with industry professionals and farmers and enjoy the day listening and learning about educational topics pertaining to forage production!
Welcome Justin Brackenrich to Butler County. Justin is serving as the new Agronomy Educator with PSU Extension helping provide coverage to Western Pennsylvania.
Claire Coombs joined the Field and Forage Crops Team in late October to help serve farmers in Mercer County
In early October, Anna Busch joined the Field & Forage Crops Team to serve farmers in the Central Susquehanna Region.
Jack Watson, Ph.D., Tim R Simkins
The Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (NE-SARE) program provides modest funding to farmers who would like to initiate their own on-farm research.
The use of Precision Agriculture-based decision making to determine fertilizer rates and hybrid types and planting rates is becoming more common.
Certain herbicides can be used to control traited volunteer corn varieties. Some suggestions are discussed below.
If wet weather has resulted in delayed pre-emergence applications, reconsideration of delayed pre-emergence and early post emergence herbicide options may be necessary.
Are you a private pesticide applicator who’s license expired on March 31st without the needed credits? Don’t give up, there’s still hope!