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Information on farm management and budgeting for agronomic crops, including community supported agriculture, crop insurance, marketing, and diversification.

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Industrial Hemp Educational Workshop
Help Us Plan Future Programs - News News

Help Us Plan Future Programs

02/02/2018

We're seeking your help to identify future program needs for field and forage crop producers. Plus, you could win a cooler full of ice cream! More
Photo credit: Dwane Miller
Outstanding Lineup Slated for the 2018 PA Forage Conferences - Articles Articles
Visit with industry professionals and farmers and enjoy the day listening and learning about educational topics pertaining to forage production! More
Unwanted Pesticides on Your Farm? CHEMSWEEP is For You!
Unwanted Pesticides on Your Farm? CHEMSWEEP is For You! - Articles Articles
The CHEMSWEEP Program collects pesticides that are no longer usable or wanted by pesticide applicators and pesticide businesses. More
Justin Brackenrich, PSU
New Agronomy Educator Begins Work in Butler County - News News
Welcome Justin Brackenrich to Butler County. Justin is serving as the new Agronomy Educator with PSU Extension helping provide coverage to Western Pennsylvania. More
Claire Coombs, Extension Educator, Penn State Extension Mercer County
Introducing Claire Coombs to the Crops Team in Mercer County - News News
Claire Coombs joined the Field and Forage Crops Team in late October to help serve farmers in Mercer County More
Anna Busch, Union County Agronomy Educator
Welcome Anna Busch to the Crops Team in Union County - News News
In early October, Anna Busch joined the Field & Forage Crops Team to serve farmers in the Central Susquehanna Region. More
Photo caption: Loading Grain, Nicole Santangelo, PSU
What to Do with My 2017 Harvest? - News News
Some of us have bushels committed to buyers. Some of us have access to storage. The topic for today is – “What can I do with the bushels not yet priced?” More
Learning from Your Own Farm: Farmer/Grower Grant Success Stories
Learning from Your Own Farm: Farmer/Grower Grant Success Stories - Articles Articles
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. More
Steve Dewey, Utah State University, Bugwood.org
Sprayer Calibration Saves Money - Articles Articles

Sprayer Calibration Saves Money

Andrew Frankenfield

Spending some time going over your sprayer in the spring can pay dividends. Worn or partially clogged nozzles will cause uneven spray distribution, which can lead to problems later in the season. More
Soybeans
Soybeans - Articles Articles
Crop insurance for soybeans in Pennsylvania (and other Mid-Atlantic states). More
Barley
Barley - Articles Articles
Crop insurance for barley in Pennsylvania (and other Mid-Atlantic states). More
Harvesting and Storage Practices for Corn Silage
Harvesting and Storage Practices for Corn Silage - Webinars Webinars
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Corn silage harvest and storage; project sampling collection for corn silage, TMR, ration; using Income over Feed Costs More
Farm management software is one way of keeping track of what hybrids are planted, when control products are applied and yields. Understanding user licenses and privacy agreements will help in explaining what software companies can do with your data and w
What Will Happen to My Data? Understanding Your Rights in Precision Agriculture - Articles Articles
The use of Precision Agriculture-based decision making to determine fertilizer rates and hybrid types and planting rates is becoming more common. More
Getting Started in Hops Production
Getting Started in Hops Production - Videos Videos

Getting Started in Hops Production

Tanner Delvalle

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There are several important factors that must be considered before growing hops commercially. More
Aerial image of Penn State’s research hopyard at Rock Springs. Photo by T. Delvalle, Penn State
Are You Using a sUAS as a Tool? - Articles Articles
You probably have heard of (or observed) the use of small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) throughout the country. More
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