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Posts between the oat and annual strip create a fence between strips that are grazed and strips with grain crops. Photo by Sjoerd Duiker
Integrating Grazing in No-Till Systems on a Grain Farm - Articles Articles

Integrating Grazing in No-Till Systems on a Grain Farm

Jessica A. Williamson, Ph.D., Sjoerd Willem Duiker, Ph.D., CCA

The adoption of no-tillage systems in Pennsylvania creates opportunities to graze after harvest. This case study examines the integration of grazing and no-tillage on a grain farm. More
How To Remove Spotted Lanternfly Eggs
How To Remove Spotted Lanternfly Eggs - Videos Videos

How To Remove Spotted Lanternfly Eggs

Donald Seifrit

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Learn first-hand how to scrape and destroy spotted lanternfly egg masses, which are visible between October and July. More
Benchmark Group: Activity Systems
Benchmark Group: Activity Systems - Workshops Workshops

Benchmark Group: Activity Systems

11/28/2018

Leesport, PA

Free
This Benchmark Group will provide an opportunity for dairy farmers currently using activity systems on their farm to share their experience with the technology and learn best management practices from their piers. More
Photo: Tara Baugher, Penn State
Fruit Disorders: Prevention of Scarf Skin on Apple Fruit - Articles Articles

Fruit Disorders: Prevention of Scarf Skin on Apple Fruit

James Schupp, Ph.D., Melanie Schupp, Edwin Winzeler, Tara Baugher, Daniel Weber, Donald Seifrit

Scarf skin is a physiological disorder of apple fruit that causes a dull gray cloudy or waxy appearance on the surface of the peel (epidermis) where it is most readily observed on varieties with a red or dark red background. More
Leaf infected with Marssonina. Photo: K. Peter, Penn State
Apple Disease - Marssonina Blotch - Articles Articles

Apple Disease - Marssonina Blotch

Kari A. Peter, Ph.D.

Marssonina blotch, caused by Marssonina caronaria, is a foliar disease first identified in Pennsylvania in September 2017. More
Figure 1: Well-managed perennial pasture can be a highly sustainable form of land use. Photo by Sjoerd Duiker
Plant Diversity to Extend the Grazing Season - Articles Articles

Plant Diversity to Extend the Grazing Season

Sjoerd Willem Duiker, Ph.D., CCA

This case study shows how a farmer in northwestern Pennsylvania is using annuals and perennials to expand his grazing season while managing for reduced inputs and improved soil health through integration of grazing and no-tillage. More
Danielle Rhea is the new Water Resources Extension Educator in Jefferson County
Extension Water Team Welcomes New Water Resources Educator in Jefferson County - News News
The Extension water team is happy to have a new Educator on board. Danielle Rhea will be based in Jefferson County and serving counties in north central Pennsylvania and beyond. More
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Calling 9-1-1: What Constitutes a Medical Emergency? - Articles Articles
Know when and how to communicate with first responders during emergencies. More
2018 Results: PA Commercial Grain and Silage Hybrid Corn Tests Report
2018 Results: PA Commercial Grain and Silage Hybrid Corn Tests Report - Articles Articles
This report provides independent and unbiased information for the evaluation of commercial corn grain and silage hybrids available in Pennsylvania. More
Pesticide Applicator
Pesticide Applicator Short Courses - Articles Articles
Pesticide applicator short courses prepare professionals in a classroom-style setting to take the certified pesticide applicator’s exam. More
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Preserving Cranberries - Articles Articles

Preserving Cranberries

Martha Zepp

With fresh cranberries readily available in stores from October through December, now is a great time to purchase a supply and preserve them for year-round use. More
Martha Zepp, The Pennsylvania State University
Versatile Canned Chicken - Articles Articles
Do you like the convenience of opening a can of ready to use meat and having many possibilities for preparing a meal? Think of a can of tuna. You can do the same thing with canned chicken. More
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Holiday Leftovers - Articles Articles

Holiday Leftovers

Martha Zepp

The holiday meal is over. You’re ready to relax, sit down and visit with guests. But wait, doing so could result in some uninvited guests—bacteria that love to grow at room temperature! More
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Dairy Sense: Milk Income and Ration Perspective for Milk Fat - Articles Articles
A balance between components and volume may be the best strategy to optimize milk income. More
Photo credit: Adrian Barragan
Train Farm Personnel for Better Animal Health and Fertility - Articles Articles
Training farm personnel has positive impacts on animal well-being and performance, thus increasing overall farm profitability. More
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Dairy Sense: Preparing for Mycotoxin Problems - Articles Articles
Uncooperative weather patterns can increase the occurrence of molds and mycotoxins. Minimize their growth in storage by proper management of harvest, storage, and feed out. More
Corner of the Garden: The Monarch Butterfly's Journey
Corner of the Garden: The Monarch Butterfly's Journey - Workshops Workshops
Follow the journey of the Monarch Butterfly and learn how you can create a Monarch Way Station for them. More
Corner of the Garden: Raised Bed Vegetable Gardening
Corner of the Garden: Raised Bed Vegetable Gardening - Workshops Workshops
$5.00
If your garden space is limited, consider raised bed vegetable gardening! More
Corner of the Garden: Pruning 101 Made Easy
Corner of the Garden: Pruning 101 Made Easy - Workshops Workshops
Learn to prune your trees and shrubs with confidence! More
A centerpiece created by Master Gardener Diane Michura
Holiday Greens Sale - News News

Holiday Greens Sale

11/06/2018

Join Clinton County Master Gardeners on December 1st for an opportunity to purchase fresh local greens and learn how to use them to make centerpieces, swags, and other holiday decorations. More
Corner of the Garden: What's Hot in Perennials This Year
Corner of the Garden: What's Hot in Perennials This Year - Workshops Workshops
$5.00
Discover which top performing perennials will keep your garden in bloom throughout spring, summer, and fall. More
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Management Opportunities During Challenging Times - Workshops Workshops

Management Opportunities During Challenging Times

11/16/2018

Grove City, PA

Free
The discussion will focus on topics requested by the group. It will provide an opportunity to share strategies, experiences, and ideas with peers regarding dairy management during challenging times. More
Pestice Applicator Certification Study Materials - Seed Treatment
Pestice Applicator Certification Study Materials - Seed Treatment - Guides and Publications Guides and Publications
$40.00
Prepare for the Category 08 certification exam for the use of a pesticide on seed. More
Photo: Kathy Hunt, University of Maryland
2018 Apple Maturity Assessment: Final Report of the 2018 Season - News News
The hot, wet summer and early fall weather continued to delay the late-season apple crop until the middle of October. More
Image: Liam Jackson/Penn State
Penn State Researchers Develop Oil Spill Cleanup Material - News News
A super-absorbent material developed by Penn State scientists could dramatically reduce the environmental impact of oil spills on oceans and allow recovered oil to be refined normally. More
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