Production and Harvesting

Information on choosing seeds, planting, growing and harvesting agronomic crops, including barley, canola, corn, rye, soybeans and wheat. Tips on no-till crop management and crop rotation.

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New Centre County Educator: Adriana Murillo-Williams
New Centre County Educator: Adriana Murillo-Williams - News News
Adriana comes to Penn State Extension with a diverse background and will be part of the Agronomy Extension Team with the objective of contributing to improve PA agriculture productivity. More
Photo caption: Winter Weather, Nicole Santangelo, PSU
Weather Outlook for February 14, 2018 - News News
Below average temperature and precipitation so far, with a warming trend and more precipitation in the forecast More
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
Assessing Wheat Stands for Yield Potential and Nitrogen Application Timing
Assessing Wheat Stands for Yield Potential and Nitrogen Application Timing - Videos Videos
This video shows how to assess wheat fields for plant population and to determine when to top-dress nitrogen in order to stimulate plant growth and use nitrogen efficiently. More
Healthy Even (Table Top) Soybean Stand
2018 Current Trends in Raising Soybeans in Pennsylvania - Articles Articles
This article discusses key management tips for raising profitable soybean yields in Pennsylvania 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
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
Photo credit: CC0 Creative Commons; pixabay.com
Successful Grass-Fed Production with High Quality Forage - Articles Articles

Successful Grass-Fed Production with High Quality Forage

Jessica A. Williamson, Ph.D., Tara L. Felix

High quality forage should be the main component of a successful grass-fed beef operation. More
Weather Outlook for February 1, 2018
Weather Outlook for February 1, 2018 - News News
While much of mid-to-late January was relatively mild across Pennsylvania, more wintry weather will return for the next week. 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
Frost Seeding of Pastures
Frost Seeding of Pastures - Articles Articles
Are your pastures looking a little thin? Read about frost seeding as an option to thicken forage stands. More
Highlights from the PA Agronomic Education Conference
Highlights from the PA Agronomic Education Conference - News News
From new tools in crop production to the impact of millennials on the farm. More
Winter Wheat, Photo credit: Nicole Santangelo
2018 National Wheat Yield Contest Entries - Articles Articles
National Wheat Foundation offers a Wheat Yield Contest for spring and winter wheat growers across the United States. More
No-till Tobacco Planting, Photo credit: Jeff Graybill
No-till Innovations in Tobacco - Articles Articles

No-till Innovations in Tobacco

Jeffrey S Graybill

New No-Till equipment helps Tobacco farmers reduce soil erosion. More
No-Till Innovations in Tobacco
No-Till Innovations in Tobacco - Videos Videos
Learn about no-till tobacco production in Lancaster County PA. More
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