Visitors to the annual festival had an opportunity to learn about how stormwater can impact their local waterways.
Cell-culture based production of meat is expanding in the food industry. Understand the potential impacts to your herd to prepare for this new frontier in meat production.
With soybean maturity approaching in most fields, insects and diseases are becoming less relevant, but most pest populations remain low.
Students from Wilson College visited the Cumberland County Penn State Extension office to learn how land use, ground water, and private water wells interconnect.
Our soybean sentinel plots continue to have minor insect and disease populations, but walk your own fields to see what is active at your place.
Our first significant flight of cutworm moths arrived in PA, and we have encountered an odd situation with seedcorn maggots infesting insecticide-treated seed.
Penn State’s Department of Entomology is studying the scientific basis for crop rotations and farm layouts to determine if they can be better designed to improve pest control.
Fifty-three homeowners attended the workshop where they received water test reports and assistance in interpreting the testing results.
The winter off season is an ideal time for green industry professionals to prepare for and take the pesticide applicator certification (aka pesticide license) exam.
This week pest pressures continue to be low for our maturing soybeans in the R6-7 stages. Insect damage has negligible effects on yield after the R5 stage.
Reports continue to indicate low pest populations in soybean fields. Most of our fields are in R5-6 and most insect damage is not relevant after R5.
Reports this week from across Pennsylvania continue to indicate low pest populations in the soybean fields we are scouting.