Information on farm management and budgeting for cover crops, including crop insurance, diversification, and keeping good employees.
Take time this winter to attend one of Penn State Extension’s Crop Conferences and visit with other farmers and Ag industry professionals.
Welcome Justin Brackenrich to Butler County. Justin is serving as the new Agronomy Educator with PSU Extension helping provide coverage to Western Pennsylvania.
Look for the Census of Agriculture information in your mailbox. Don’t be left out of the 2017 Census of Agriculture – every response counts!
Claire Coombs joined the Field and Forage Crops Team in late October to help serve farmers in Mercer County
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.
This article discusses crop insurance for grain sorghum in Pennsylvania (and other Mid-Atlantic states).
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Multi-peril crop insurance allows you to insure against losses on your farm due to adverse weather conditions, price fluctuations, and unavoidable pests and diseases.
Recently the FSA, NRCS, and RMA worked together to develop consistent, simple, and flexible policy for cover crop practices.
As a new farmer, managing employees can be a huge challenge.
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This document includes a checklist of the information you will need to contact an insurance provider to purchase crop insurance.
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By diversifying, you are spreading the downside risk over more than one enterprise.
This group strives to improve the environmental, economic, and social sustainability of crop production by providing innovative, and relevant, educational support to crop management professionals.