Business Management

Information on farm management and budgeting for forage crops, including seeding and production, crop insurance, and keeping good employees.

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Claire Coombs, Extension Educator, Penn State Extension Mercer County
Introducing Claire Coombs to the Crops Team in Mercer County - News News
Claire Coombs joined the Field and Forage Crops Team in late October to help serve farmers in Mercer County More
Learning from Your Own Farm: Farmer/Grower Grant Success Stories
Learning from Your Own Farm: Farmer/Grower Grant Success Stories - Articles Articles
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. More
Pasture Grasses and Forages
Pasture Grasses and Forages - Articles Articles
Information on the different types of pasture grasses and clovers used in Pennsylvania. More
2016 Crop Insurance for Pennsylvania Field Crops
2016 Crop Insurance for Pennsylvania Field Crops - Articles Articles
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. More
Forage Production
Forage Production - Articles Articles
Crop insurance for forage production (alfalfa and mixed alfalfa haystands) in Pennsylvania. More
Gerald Holmes, California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo, Bugwood.org
Forage Seeding - Articles Articles
Crop insurance for forage seeding in Pennsylvania (and other Northeastern states). More
Spreadsheet to Price Standing Hay-crop Forage
Spreadsheet to Price Standing Hay-crop Forage - Downloadable Downloadable

Spreadsheet to Price Standing Hay-crop Forage

Virginia A. Ishler, Timothy Beck

This Excel spreadsheet estimates prices for standing hay-crop forage for both a buyer and grower perspectives. More
Aerial image of Penn State’s research hopyard at Rock Springs. Photo by T. Delvalle, Penn State
Are You Using a sUAS as a Tool? - Articles Articles
You probably have heard of (or observed) the use of small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) throughout the country. More
Crop Cents Mobile App
Crop Cents Mobile App - Downloadable Downloadable

Crop Cents Mobile App

Timothy Beck, Virginia A. Ishler, Robert C. Goodling, Jr.

CropCents is a mobile app that calculates actual costs to produce home raised feeds for crop, dairy, and beef producers. More
Finding and Keeping Good Employees
Finding and Keeping Good Employees - Articles Articles
As a new farmer, managing employees can be a huge challenge. More
Cattle grazing in the Bighorn National Forest. Picture shown with permission of Pearson Real Estate, Buffalo, WY.
Silvopasture Could Work on Your Farm - Articles Articles
Silvopasture is the integration of trees, livestock, and forage crops together on the same land to create dual income from timber and livestock. More
Hurricane Irene & Tropical Storm Lee Flooding
Hurricane Irene & Tropical Storm Lee Flooding - Articles Articles
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for Agribusinesses and Agricultural Producers. Prepared by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture. More
Managing Flood Damaged Crops
Managing Flood Damaged Crops - Articles Articles

Managing Flood Damaged Crops

Gregory W. Roth, Ph.D.

How to manage crops in lowland fields and when damaged by floods. More
Designing Forage Production and Purchase Contracts
Designing Forage Production and Purchase Contracts - Articles Articles
This article is built around an analysis of typical issues and problems that livestock and forage producers face in their dealings with each other as buyers and sellers of forages for livestock. More
Growing Corn and Corn Silage on a Budget
Growing Corn and Corn Silage on a Budget - Articles Articles
Whether you grow corn for grain or silage, learn about some management factors you can control. More
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