Cloudy weather, rainstorms, and variable temperatures across the state have slowed some crops and created very favorable conditions for disease development.
Soil pH in a Survey of 27 High Tunnels in Pennsylvania
It’s no secret that this spring has been cold and wet across Pennsylvania. On many farms, planting has been delayed as much as three weeks, and many crops already in the ground are developing more slowly than usual.
An ongoing project funded by the Pennsylvania Vegetable Growers' Association looks at cropping and nutrient management issues in high tunnels.
Dicamba use in Xtend soybean will require special applicator training and additional use restrictions for 2018.
A Bill introducing the Controlled Plant and Noxious Weed Act has been introduced to both the House and Senate.
Broad mites are being observed more frequently on a variety of vegetable crops in the field, high tunnel, and greenhouse.
A productive discussion was had in Lancaster on the challenges, successes, and needs going forward for managing herbicide resistant weeds in the mid-Atlantic.