Pests and Diseases

Recommendations for managing weeds, insects, and disease pests in agronomic crops such as corn, grain, soybean, small grains, and forages. Tips on dealing with bacteria, molds, fungal diseases and rot.

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Identifying Wheat Stages for Fungicide Application
Identifying Wheat Stages for Fungicide Application - Videos Videos
This video shows how to anticipate the growth stage on wheat for the best timing of fungicide application for leaf diseases and head scab. More
Agronomy Scout School
Agronomy Scout School - Workshops Workshops

Agronomy Scout School

04/07/2018

University Park, PA

$75.00
This school will provide entry level crop scouts with an overview of the fundamentals necessary for scouting in corn, soybeans, forages, and small grains. More
Photo credit: Dwane Miller
Great Education Highlights PA Corn and Soybean Congress - Articles Articles
Don’t miss this opportunity to learn the latest information on research that can impact your bottom line. 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
Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) on field corn. Photo credit: Jeff Graybill
What’s Overwintering in Your Field? - Articles Articles
Invertebrate pests of field crops that overwinter and may require spring management. More
Upcoming Events for the Winter Season
Upcoming Events for the Winter Season - News News
Join us at a workshop to learn more about Hay Production, attend the Crop Conferences and Crop Days, or at a traditional session for pesticide applicators. More
Dicamba tolerant soybeans on the left. Variety susceptible to Dicamba on right. Photo Credit: Nicole Santangelo
What’s New in Weed Control 2018: Crop Technologies - Articles Articles
New Updates to Crop Technologies and their corresponding herbicides including Xtend and Enlist Crops. More
Photo Caption: Nozzles, Nicole Santangelo, PSU
What’s New in Weed Control 2018: Label Updates - Articles Articles
Learn new product labels and label updates for the 2018 season. More
Crops Conferences and Crops Days Sponsorship/Exhibitor Opportunities
Crops Conferences and Crops Days Sponsorship/Exhibitor Opportunities - News News
Please join us as a Sponsor or Exhibitor at the 2018 Penn State Extension Crops Conferences and Crops Days! A variety of educational programs will be offered. More
Looking Back at Xtend Soybean and Changes for 2018
Looking Back at Xtend Soybean and Changes for 2018 - News News
Dicamba use in Xtend soybean will require special applicator training and additional use restrictions for 2018. More
Bill Curran, PSU
Weed Extension Specialist Retires - News News
Congratulations to Dr. Bill Curran, Extension Weed Specialist on a successful 27-year career at Penn State. More
Pesticide Update Combination - Agronomic & Horticulture
Pesticide Update Combination - Agronomic & Horticulture - Workshops Workshops
$10.00
This Pesticide Update Combination is a 2 Core, 2 Category Agronomic, and 2 Category Horticulture credit session for private pesticide applicators; however, any applicator may attend. More
Mature marestail plant in Rock Springs, PA
Marestail (Horseweed) Management - Articles Articles
Effective management of marestail (horseweed) involves a combination of herbicide, mechanical, and cultural tactics. More
Treated (left) and non-treated (right) soybean seeds. Photo credit: Paul Esker & Alyssa Collins, Penn State.
Seed Selection Based on Disease Resistance Ratings - Articles Articles

Seed Selection Based on Disease Resistance Ratings

Paul D. Esker, Alyssa Collins, Ph.D.

Make choices for a healthy crop next season before putting even one seed in the ground. More
Photo Caption: Deer in Winter, Andrew Frankenfield, Penn State
Deer Control Options for Farmers and Landowners - Articles Articles
Crop damage caused by deer is a reoccurring theme for farmers. Learn about the management options available to control deer populations. More
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