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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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
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
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
Improve soil structure and infiltration by adding cover crops to your rotation.
Soil Health Workshop - Workshops Workshops

Soil Health Workshop

Multiple Options Available

Free
Learn how to improve your farm's soils and increase profitability through no-till, cover crops and crop diversity in this discussion-driven workshop. More
How to Design a Cover Crop Mixture for Multiple Goals
How to Design a Cover Crop Mixture for Multiple Goals - Videos Videos
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. More
Benefits and Challenges of Planting Cover Crop Mixtures
Benefits and Challenges of Planting Cover Crop Mixtures - Videos Videos
Farmers discuss what are the benefits and challenges of incorporating cover crop mixtures into their farming operations. More
Are Cover Crop Mixtures Cost Effective?
Are Cover Crop Mixtures Cost Effective? - Videos Videos

Are Cover Crop Mixtures Cost Effective?

Barbara Baraibar Padro

5:59

Farmers discuss when they think cover crop mixtures can be cost effective in an organic crop grain rotation. More
Grazing Warm-Season Annuals
Grazing Warm-Season Annuals - Webinars Webinars

Grazing Warm-Season Annuals

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1 hour

Free
This webinar discusses the role and management of warm-season annuals in a grazing system. 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
Dairy cows on pasture.
Incorporating Brassicas Into Your Grazing System - Webinars Webinars
Free
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
Free
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
Watch Out for 2,4-D Drift Injury to Off-Target Crops - Articles Articles
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
Pennsylvania Certified Crop Adviser Study Guide - Online Courses Online Courses
$49.00
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
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