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IEA Study Analyzes the Future of Petrochemicals - News News
The International Energy Agency (IEA) report on petrochemicals provides unique insight into the future of the chemical sector following current trends and based on the clean technology scenario. More
Photo: Holly Raguza, Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture
Spotted Lanternfly: Tips for Handling Yard Waste in Quarantined Areas - Articles Articles
To prevent the movement of this insect, avoid moving yard waste such as woody plant debris (fallen trees or branches and tree trimmings) outside the quarantine area. More
Photo credit: Lois Miklas
Overwintering Plants in Containers - Articles Articles
Many perennial and evergreen plants in containers can survive the winter, if you take precautions to protect them. More
Plants left standing provide homes for pollinators and add winter interest to your garden. Photo credit: Connie Schmotzer
Fall Garden Care for Pollinators - Articles Articles
This article discusses the beneficial pollinators that overwinter in the garden and best practices for providing habitat for them. More
Keep away from grain augers
Safe Grain Handling During Harvest - News News
Staying safe during grain handling operations is important. Be sure to evaluate and control all hazards. More
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Why You Should Soil Test Your Pastures in Fall 2018 - News News
Excessive rainfall this summer encouraged grass to stay green when it would normally go dormant. Therefore, you may need to replenish soil nutrients to ensure adequate growth in the spring. More
Holiday Arrangement, photo courtesy of Master Gardner, Deb Soutar
Delaware County Master Gardener Greens and Gifts Sale - News News
Shop in person at Smedley Park Environmental Center on Saturday, December 8th, from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM, or place your pre-order now. More
Upcoming Event: Soybean Production Workshops
Upcoming Event: Soybean Production Workshops - News News
These day-long workshops teach soybean producers new integrated pest and cultural management practices covering the entire growing season, from planting to harvest. More
John Wallace, Penn State Weed Science
John Wallace, Weed Management Extension Specialist - News News
Introducing Penn State’s new extension weed specialist More
Photo Caption: Kyle Imhoff
Weather Outlook for the Week of October 16, 2018 - News News
After a mild start to the month of October, Fall is now making its presence felt as temperatures have dropped to near seasonal levels for the past several days. More
Horse Hay - Danielle N. Smarsh, Ph.D.
Mold and Mycotoxins in Horse Hay - Articles Articles
Hay with a high moisture content is at risk for developing mold. There are a variety of health risks for horses that consume moldy hay. More
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How to Choose a Candidate - News News

How to Choose a Candidate


Deciding whom to vote for can be a challenge, and in this era of ‘fake news’ it’s difficult to determine whether what we’re seeing and reading is legitimate. More
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Political Survival: How to Have Thanksgiving With Your Family - News News
These days it feels like even our most cherished family traditions are under attack. More
No-till wheat in corn residue
Small Grain Planting Considerations - Articles Articles

Small Grain Planting Considerations

Delbert G. Voight, Jr

Did wet weather delay your wheat planting? Here are some tips that might assist you with your planting decisions. More
Navigating the PaPlants Website
Navigating the PaPlants Website - Articles Articles
Learn how to access information in the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture's PaPlants website and how being a registered user can provide even more information. More
Mary Burrows, Montana State University,
Fall Weed Control in Wheat and Barley - Articles Articles

Fall Weed Control in Wheat and Barley

Dwight Lingenfelter, William S. Curran, Ph.D.

As fall weeds compete with wheat and barley establishment, below are some herbicide options to consider. More
Mia Yencha makes it rain as part of Penn State Extension’s “Rain to Drain” activity at Mount Holly Springs’ Holly Festival Day Celebration on September 15. (Photo: Heather Couch)
Stormwater Education in Mount Holly Springs, Cumberland County - News News
Visitors to the annual festival had an opportunity to learn about how stormwater can impact their local waterways. More
Master Watershed Stewards work to plant a rain garden at Miller Park in Shrewsbury Township, York County. (Photo by Jodi Sulpizio, Penn State)
Master Watershed Stewards in York County Work to Plant Rain Gardens - News News
Two rain gardens to help control stormwater runoff were recently completed in York and Shrewsbury Townships. More
Penn State Spray Record-Keeping Spreadsheet
Penn State Spray Record-Keeping Spreadsheet - News News
The downloadable Spray Record-Keeping Spreadsheet for tree fruit was updated for 2018, and it simplifies record-keeping for your packer and processor. More
Knowing your feed source is imperative. Corn field at harvest, Iowa. Photo: E.Hines
African Swine Fever Update: Biosecurity is the Key - Articles Articles
China continues to see losses and there is still no vaccine available. Practicing biosecurity on your farm is the current best recommendation to keep your pigs healthy. More
York City youth cast their lines into Codorus Creek at the Youth and Family Fishing and Conservation day (Photo by Jodi Sulpizio, Penn State)
Master Watershed Stewards in York Introduce City Youth to Fishing and Conservation - News News
Master Watershed Steward event in York County introduces youth to fishing and helps them to gain appreciation of their local waterways. More
Welcoming Dr. Daniel Weber as Penn State Extension Tree Fruit Educator
Welcoming Dr. Daniel Weber as Penn State Extension Tree Fruit Educator - News News
Daniel Weber joined Penn State Extension in September as a new tree fruit extension educator from Adams County. More
Snow on Pink Lady. Photo: Ed Weaver, Weaver's Orchard
Get Ready for the 2019 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention - News News
The 2019 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention will be held from January 29 to 31, 2019 at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania. More
Adult spotted lanternflies. Photo Credit: E. Smyers
Spotted Lanternfly Management for Homeowners - Articles Articles

Spotted Lanternfly Management for Homeowners

Heather L Leach, Dave Biddinger, Ph.D., Grzegorz (Greg) Krawczyk, Ph.D.

A guide that reviews the identification, life cycle, current distribution, and techniques for managing spotted lanternfly on your property. More
MWON volunteers Tom Zordan (left) and Chris Schlegel (right) provide education to private waters supply owners at Ag Progress Days in August 2018. (photo by Bryan Swistock)
Penn State Master Well Owner Network Shows Impact with Drinking Water Education - News News
Extension's volunteer network for private well owners shows great impact this past year. More
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