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.
By Barbara Baraibar Padro Length11:33
Researchers describe the main findings of the “Cover Crop Cocktails” research project at Penn State looking at cover crop mixtures that can provide multiple benefits.
By Barbara Baraibar Padro Length10:46
Farmers discuss what are the benefits and challenges of incorporating cover crop mixtures into their farming operations.
By Barbara Baraibar Padro Length5:59
Farmers discuss when they think cover crop mixtures can be cost effective in an organic crop grain rotation.
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This webinar discusses the role and management of warm-season annuals in a grazing system.
Brassicas can be an excellent alternative to perennial pastures and a good option available to extend the grazing season longer into the fall.
Registration for Penn State Extension Agronomic Field Diagnostic Clinic opening soon!
Forage brassicas are high quality forages that can be grazed during the spring, summer forage slump, or used to extend fall grazing season.
This presentation will discuss the benefits and challenges of managing a diversified grazing system.
By Dwight Lingenfelter, Annie Klodd, William S. Curran, Ph.D.
We have heard about claims of 2,4-D injury to commercial grapevines in Pennsylvania, potentially stemming from applications in nearby field crops.
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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.
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