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.
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.
Are your pastures looking a little thin? Read about frost seeding as an option to thicken forage stands.
Take time this winter to attend one of Penn State Extension’s Crop Conferences and visit with other farmers and Ag industry professionals.
Brassicas can be an excellent alternative to perennial pastures and a good option available to extend the grazing season longer into the fall.
Horses, cattle, sheep, and goats will generally avoid poisonous plants.
Information on the different types of pasture grasses and clovers used in Pennsylvania.
The 2017 Pennsylvania Hay Show was a successful event, held in the Harrington Building during Penn State’s Ag Progress Days.
Understanding Legal Protections and Potential Liabilities Associated with Seed Use in Pennsylvania.
The use of orchardgrass minimizes deer feeding and provides the greatest yields.
The PA Commerical grain and silage hybrid corn tests report provides information for independent and unbiased evaluation of commercial corn hybrids available in Pennsylvania.
Grass identification tips and techniques.
More Articles ByGregory W. Roth, Ph.D., Dennis Calvin, Jayson K. Harper, 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.
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The Agronomy Guide provides comprehensive information on crop, soil, and pest management for farms of all sizes.