Species and Varieties

Information on choosing the best species and varieties of agronomic crops, including winter barley, winter wheat, field corn, seed corn, soybeans, rye and hay. Tips on considerations in seed use and preparing for the first cutting.

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Agricultural Careers Online Course
Agricultural Careers Online Course - Webinars Webinars

Agricultural Careers Online Course

07:00 PM 02/15/2018 - 08:30 PM 04/05/2018

Free
New for 2018! Agricultural Careers Course will be offered online so that teens and their parents can tune into the sessions from anywhere! 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
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
2018 Corn Grain and Silage Variety Trials
2018 Corn Grain and Silage Variety Trials - News News
Corn grain and silage tests are conducted annually to provide information regarding the performance of corn grown in Pennsylvania. More
Standing in Soybean Variety Trial, by Greg Roth, PSU
2017 Soybean Performance Trials Posted - News News
Soybean performance trials for 2017 have been posted. These tests include both glyphosate resistant, non-glyphosate resistant variety entries at two locations. More
2017 Soybean Variety Trials
2017 Soybean Variety Trials - Articles Articles

2017 Soybean Variety Trials

Gregory W. Roth, Ph.D., Mark Antle

Soybean tests are conducted annually to provide information regarding the performance of soybeans grown in Pennsylvania. More
Crops Days
Crops Days - Workshops Workshops

Crops Days

Multiple Options Available

From: $15.00

To: $20.00

Learn about the newest innovations for the coming season and get information on the latest agronomic research, products, and technology! 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
Penn State’s Corn Silage and Grain Hybrid Tests for 2017
Penn State’s Corn Silage and Grain Hybrid Tests for 2017 - News News
Penn State’s Corn Agronomy program publishes corn silage and grain hybrid test results each year. More
2017 Results: PA Commercial Grain and Silage Hybrid Corn Tests Report
2017 Results: PA Commercial Grain and Silage Hybrid Corn Tests Report - Articles Articles
This report provides independent and unbiased information for the evaluation of commercial corn grain and silage hybrids available in Pennsylvania. More
2016 Soybean Variety Tests
2016 Soybean Variety Tests - Articles Articles

2016 Soybean Variety Tests

Gregory W. Roth, Ph.D.

Soybean tests are conducted annually to provide information regarding the performance of soybeans grown in Pennsylvania. More
Photo credit: Jessica Williamson
Extending the Grazing Season Using Brassicas - News News
Brassicas can be an excellent alternative to perennial pastures and a good option available to extend the grazing season longer into the fall. More
Photo by Margaret Douglas/Penn State
Pay Attention to Seed Options When Replanting Following Slug Damage - Articles Articles
Some are replanting corn and/or soybean following heavy slug damage. Pay attention to genetic, insect-resistant traits and seed-applied treatments because all that is offered is not always necessary. More
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