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Calf Management Tips for Cold Weather
Calf Management Tips for Cold Weather - Articles Articles

Calf Management Tips for Cold Weather

Coleen M. Jones, Jud Heinrichs

Within a certain range of temperatures called the thermoneutral zone or TNZ, calves can maintain body temperature without needing extra energy. More
Figure 1. Hairy vetch-triticale cover crop being rolled
Terminating Cover Crops With a Roller Crimper in Organic Grain Rotations - Articles Articles
Optimizing timing of hairy vetch and cereal rye rolling can prevent incomplete cover crop termination. More
Apple rootstock in tissue culture: Photo by Yongjian Chang, North American Plants Inc.
Advances in Rootstock Genetics and Breeding - Articles Articles
Developing new fruit rootstocks and cultivars using traditional breeding techniques is a slow process because a new rootstock must have many desirable characteristics without many undesirable traits. More
Drip irrigation in orchard. Photo: Long He, Penn State
Drip Irrigation for Tree Fruit Orchards in Pennsylvania - Articles Articles
Irrigation is the application of controlled amounts of water to plants at needed intervals. More
Meal Bowls can be made with a variety of ingredients Photo Source: USDA
Make a Healthy Meal Bowl - Articles Articles

Make a Healthy Meal Bowl

Mandel Smith, MS

Meal bowls, power bowls, grain bowls are descriptions of a complete meal in a bowl. This easy meal option is becoming popular. Learn to make a healthy version at home with foods on hand. More
Photo credit: Steve Williams
How Too Much Rain Affects Your Garden - Articles Articles
Extreme weather can be detrimental to your flower and vegetable gardens. This article looks at how excessive moisture and other extremes affect plants and what you can do about it. More
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Snowdrops - Articles Articles

Snowdrops

Martha Murdock

Snowdrops are one of the first flowers to emerge in late winter. Learn more about the origin and care of this popular bulb. More
Photo credit: Lorraine Volk-Wallace
January Checklist for Garden Activities - Articles Articles
Even in January, indoor and outdoor plants, shrubs and trees require our attention. Follow this checklist to keep on target with plant care throughout the winter. More
Filth Fly Control on Horse Farms
Filth Fly Control on Horse Farms - Articles Articles
Common Filth Flies in Equine Facilities and Control Options More
Adult spotted lanternflies. Photo Credit: E. Smyers
Control de la Mosca Linterna con Manchas para el Público en General - Articles Articles

Control de la Mosca Linterna con Manchas para el Público en General

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

Las MLM son una plaga invasora destructiva que amenaza la agricultura, la industria maderera y ornamental y las plantas de jardín. More
Spotted lanternfly feeding on grapevine. Image by Erica Smyers.
Updated Insecticide Recommendations for Spotted Lanternfly on Grape - Articles Articles
Insecticide recommendations for spotted lanternfly in grape, updated January 2019. More
Updated Insecticide Recommendations for Spotted Lanternfly on Tree Fruit
Updated Insecticide Recommendations for Spotted Lanternfly on Tree Fruit - Articles Articles
Insecticide recommendations for spotted lanternfly in tree fruit, updated January 2019. More
There are many benefits to having houseplants
Have A Green Winter - Articles Articles

Have A Green Winter

Shirley Lindsay

There are many benefits to having houseplants, winter or summer. More
Photo credit: Laurie Collins
Anise Hyssop for the Perennial Garden - Articles Articles
Anise hyssop has been named the 2019 Herb of the Year™ by the International Herb Association. Learn about the characteristics and uses of this appealing native plant. More
Getting a good stand takes a well-maintained planter, especially in tough no-till conditions. Photo by Sjoerd Duiker
Planter Maintenance - Articles Articles

Planter Maintenance

Sjoerd Willem Duiker, Ph.D., CCA

Winter is a good time to work on planter maintenance to prevent breakdowns or poor performance at planting time. Planter maintenance is essential for optimal no-till results. More
Research Spotlight: Bale Density Effects on Baleage Quality
Research Spotlight: Bale Density Effects on Baleage Quality - Articles Articles

Research Spotlight: Bale Density Effects on Baleage Quality

Marvin Hall, Ph.D., Jessica A. Williamson, Ph.D.

This Research Spotlight examining bale density and its effect on baleage quality confirms attention to forage maturity, moisture, timely wrapping and density result in quality baleage. More
Humane Issues and Statutes Related to Horse Ownership in PA
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Humane Issues and Statutes Related to Horse Ownership in PA

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Pennsylvania has recently updated the animal cruelty statutes. Learn about regulations that affect horse welfare, which don't always match regulations that focus on pet ownership. More
Everybody Walk PA Program Information 2019
Everybody Walk PA Program Information 2019 - Articles Articles
Join Penn State Extension in a FREE virtual walking program exploring the Natural Wonders of PA. Walking will be reported April 1st - May 26th More
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Holiday Food Safety Tips - Articles Articles

Holiday Food Safety Tips

Stacy Reed, MS

Follow these food safety tips to keep your holiday and guests safe from food- borne illness. More
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Do You Need to Add Some Spice to Your Life? - Articles Articles

Do You Need to Add Some Spice to Your Life?

Lenelle Bear, Nina Hullet

Learn how to use spices to not only improve your food but your health. More
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Dairy Outlook: December 2018 - Articles Articles

Dairy Outlook: December 2018

David L. Swartz, Robert C. Goodling, Jr., Claudia Schmidt, Ph.D., Virginia A. Ishler, Timothy Beck

Pennsylvania All Milk Price is projected to oscillate between $18.00 and 18.50/cwt in the first half of 2019 given current futures. Though slightly higher than 2018, it still may be at or below an operation's breakeven. More
Brown marmorated stink bug, Photo credit: David R. Lance, USDA APHIS PPQ,
What's Bugging You? - Articles Articles

What's Bugging You?

Mary Reefer

Master Gardeners often field questions about indoor, as well as outdoor pests. Here are descriptions of insects and insect-like pest that can invade the home and what it do about them. More
Photo credit: Chris Events, University of Illinois, Bugwood.org
Controlling Japanese Stiltgrass in Your Garden - Articles Articles
More and more gardeners are finding that Japanese stiltgrass is overtaking their landscape beds and lawns. This article explains what it is, why it is increasing so fast, and how to control its spread. More
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Are You Pricing Your Custom Services Correctly? - Articles Articles
The prices you set for your services should move you toward achieving your long-term business goals. At the same time, consider how you are looking to position yourself in the business landscape. More
Mapping your demographics will help you spend your marketing budget wisely.
Marketing Research Basics: Identifying Your Target Market - Articles Articles
If you plan on direct marketing of your farm products, marketing research plays a crucial role in the development of a marketing strategy and plan. More
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