Species and Varieties

Information on choosing the best species and varieties of forage crops, including corn and hay. Tips on extending the grazing season, legal considerations in seed use and forage mixtures to minimize deer damage.

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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
Summer is a Critical Time to Watch for Poisonous Plants in Pastures
Summer is a Critical Time to Watch for Poisonous Plants in Pastures - Articles Articles
Horses, cattle, sheep, and goats will generally avoid poisonous plants. 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
2017 Pennsylvania Hay Show Recap and Results 2017 Pennsylvania Hay Show Recap and Results - News
The 2017 Pennsylvania Hay Show was a successful event, held in the Harrington Building during Penn State’s Ag Progress Days. More
Understanding seed legal issues is critical to avoid legal problems.
Legal Considerations in Seed Use - News News
Understanding Legal Protections and Potential Liabilities Associated with Seed Use in Pennsylvania. More
Forage Mixtures to Minimize Deer Damage
Forage Mixtures to Minimize Deer Damage - Articles Articles
The use of orchardgrass minimizes deer feeding and provides the greatest yields. More
How To Best Use This Report When Planning Your Seed Corn Purchases
How To Best Use This Report When Planning Your Seed Corn Purchases - Articles Articles
The PA Commerical grain and silage hybrid corn tests report provides information for independent and unbiased evaluation of commercial corn hybrids available in Pennsylvania. More
Identifying Common Pennsylvania Grasses
Identifying Common Pennsylvania Grasses - Articles Articles
Grass identification tips and techniques. More
Considerations for Double-cropping Corn Following Hay in Pennsylvania
Considerations for Double-cropping Corn Following Hay in Pennsylvania - Articles Articles

Considerations for Double-cropping Corn Following Hay in Pennsylvania

Gregory W. Roth, Ph.D., Dennis Calvin, Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D., William S. Curran, Ph.D.

Learn the advantages and disadvantages of double-cropping corn following hay and to provide some recommendations for improving the success rate of the practice. More
Perennial Forages Common to the Mid-Atlantic Region
Perennial Forages Common to the Mid-Atlantic Region - Guides and Publications Guides and Publications
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A guide to forage crop identification, adaptation, and management. More
The Penn State Agronomy Guide
The Penn State Agronomy Guide - Guides and Publications Guides and Publications

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The Agronomy Guide provides comprehensive information on crop, soil, and pest management for farms of all sizes. More