Production and Harvesting

Information on cover crops, including clover, wheat, canola, rye and hairy vetch, diversified grazing systems, no-till farming, managing soils and a crop adviser study guide. Tips on cover crop control and extending grazing season with brassicas.

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Grazing Warm-Season Annuals
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Grazing Warm-Season Annuals

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This webinar discusses the role and management of warm-season annuals in a grazing system. More
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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
Dairy cows on pasture.
Incorporating Brassicas Into Your Grazing System - Webinars Webinars
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Forage brassicas are high quality forages that can be grazed during the spring, summer forage slump, or used to extend fall grazing season. More
Grazing dairy cows.
Diversified Grazing Systems - Webinars Webinars
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This presentation will discuss the benefits and challenges of managing a diversified grazing system. More
Watch Out for 2,4-D Drift Injury to Off-Target Crops
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Watch Out for 2,4-D Drift Injury to Off-Target Crops

Annie Klodd, William S. Curran, Ph.D., Dwight Lingenfelter

We have heard about claims of 2,4-D injury to commercial grapevines in Pennsylvania, potentially stemming from applications in nearby field crops. More
Pennsylvania Certified Crop Adviser Study Guide
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Study soil and water, and crop, pest, and nutrient management, the agronomy areas you are required to know for the Pennsylvania Certified Crop Adviser exam. More
Data from Weather Underground
Cover Crop Winter Survival - News News

Cover Crop Winter Survival

03/29/2017

What did this winter do to our cover crops? That was my question after experiencing unseasonably high temperatures followed by significant cold snaps. More
Hives for Hire: Are You Getting Your Money's Worth?
Hives for Hire: Are You Getting Your Money's Worth? - Articles Articles
Learn how honey bees have been affected by parasitic mites in recent years, and the impact this has on pollination practices and bee colonies available for pollinating crops. More
Precut Rye Straw
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Precut Rye Straw

Andrew Frankenfield

Precut rye straw is a good alternative to conventional small grain straw since it is made in late spring and many crops can be planted after it's harvest. More
Part 3: Opening Discs, Gauge Wheels, Critical Wear Areas
Part 3: Opening Discs, Gauge Wheels, Critical Wear Areas - Videos Videos
Part 3 of the video series, No-till Planters: Design Features, Adjustment and Maintenance, that covers components of a corn planter that are critical for successful no-till planting. More
Residue Distribution Critical for No-till Success
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Residue Distribution Critical for No-till Success

Sjoerd Willem Duiker, Ph.D., CCA

Did you know that no-till planting starts at harvest? Uniformly distributed crop residue is critical to obtaining a good stand of the next crop. More
The Time for Planter Maintenance is Here
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The Time for Planter Maintenance is Here

Sjoerd Willem Duiker, Ph.D., CCA

Issues with yield reductions in no-tillage can often be traced back to failure to guarantee accurate seed placement. More
John D. Byrd, Mississippi State University, Bugwood.org
Burndown Herbicide Considerations - Articles Articles

Burndown Herbicide Considerations

William S. Curran, Ph.D., Dwight Lingenfelter

Air temperature before, during, and after application can influence control with burndown. More
John D. Byrd, Mississippi State University, Bugwood.org
Cover Crop Control Considerations - Articles Articles

Cover Crop Control Considerations

William S. Curran, Ph.D., Dwight Lingenfelter

Looking for a herbicide recommendation to control your cover crop? More
Cover Crops for Conservation Tillage Systems
Cover Crops for Conservation Tillage Systems - Articles Articles

Cover Crops for Conservation Tillage Systems

Dwight Lingenfelter, William S. Curran, Ph.D.

Cover crops can cover the soil to protect against soil erosion; improve the soil by adding organic matter, nutrients, and stability; and scavenge leftover nutrients. More
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