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Alfalfa regrowth after the last summer cutting. Image Credit: Hanna Wells.
Potassium Management to Improve Alfalfa Winter Survival - Articles Articles
Proper potassium management in fall can improve winter survival of alfalfa. More
Nitrogen deficiency in corn, characterized by yellowing along the midrib of the lower leaves, starting at the leaf tip and moving towards the stalk. (Image credit: Charlie White)
What is the Potential for Nitrogen Losses from Extreme Summer Rainfall - Articles Articles
The severity of nitrogen losses from extreme summer rainfalls, and how you react to them, depends on many factors. More
Potassium deficiency on this corn crop is exhibited by yellowing and necrosis of the leaf edges in the lower part of the canopy. Image credit: Jeff Graybill
Scouting for Nutrient Deficiencies - Articles Articles
Regular visual inspections, paired with tissue testing, soil sampling, and some help from eyes in the sky, can help diagnose nutrient deficiencies in a growing crop. More
Urea granules treated with a urease inhibitor. Photo credit: Charlie White
Will Your Nitrogen Stabilizer be Effective? - Articles Articles
Nitrogen stabilizer products are valuable management tools to prevent losses of N fertilizer and increase N use efficiency by the crop. Knowing how these products work will you help you maximize their effectiveness. More
Photo credit: Patrick Drohan
Soil pH Affects Forage Production - Articles Articles

Soil pH Affects Forage Production

Jessica A. Williamson, Ph.D., Charles White

Soil pH can be one of the greatest determinates of forage productivity and stand life. More
A field must have greater than 25% crop residue cover or a cover crop to be eligible for winter manure spreading, along with other restrictions. Photo credit: Charlie White
The Do’s and Don’ts of Winter Manure Spreading - Articles Articles
If winter manure spreading is absolutely unavoidable, follow these requirements to do it legally. More
Can I Apply Potash in Winter?
Can I Apply Potash in Winter? - Articles Articles

Can I Apply Potash in Winter?

Charles White, Nicole Santangelo

Ensuring properly timed potassium applications where they are needed when conditions permit. More
PROmoting School-community-university Partnerships to Enhance Resilience
PROmoting School-community-university Partnerships to Enhance Resilience - Articles Articles

PROmoting School-community-university Partnerships to Enhance Resilience

Daniel Francis Perkins, Ph.D., Janet Agnes Welsh, Ph.D., Claudia Mincemoyer, Ph.D.

This flyer describes the PROSPER program, which brings evidence-based prevention programs to schools and communities to strengthen families, build youth skills, and reduce problem behaviors in youth. More
Parents Making Youth Sports a Positive Experience: Spectators
Parents Making Youth Sports a Positive Experience: Spectators - Articles Articles
This publication is written to assist parents in fostering a positive climate that enables children and youth involved in sports to enjoy themselves and reach their full potential. More
Parents Making Youth Sports a Positive Experience: Role Models
Parents Making Youth Sports a Positive Experience: Role Models - Articles Articles
This is the first in a two-part series written to assist parents in fostering a positive climate that enables children and youth involved in sports to enjoy themselves and reach their full potential. More
Figure 5. Alternating row configuration is one strategy to manage competition between species in a mixture. Here forage radish alternates with Austrian winter pea.
Making the Most of Mixtures: Considerations for Winter Cover Crops - Articles Articles
This article discusses tailoring a cover crop mixture, building a complementary mix, determining which species to use, methods to establish mixtures, and considerations when terminating mixtures. More
Understanding Adolescence 3: The Tasks
Understanding Adolescence 3: The Tasks - Articles Articles

Understanding Adolescence 3: The Tasks

Daniel Francis Perkins, Ph.D.

Adolescents have one foot in childhood and one foot in adulthood. This publication, the third in a three-part series, explores the developmental tasks adolescents must accomplish as they mature. More
4-H Youth Development Programs Work in Pennsylvania 4-H Youth Development Programs Work in Pennsylvania - Articles

4-H Youth Development Programs Work in Pennsylvania

Daniel Francis Perkins, Ph.D., Claudia Mincemoyer, Ph.D.

By helping youth develop critical life skills, fostering citizenship, and promoting leadership. More
Understanding Adolescence 2: Searching for Themselves
Understanding Adolescence 2: Searching for Themselves - Articles Articles
This publication, the second in a three-part series, explores the major questions adolescents face as they search for themselves. More
Bullying: What Educators Can Do About It
Bullying: What Educators Can Do About It - Articles Articles

Bullying: What Educators Can Do About It

Daniel Francis Perkins, Ph.D.

The focus of this publication is bullying at school. This resource was developed for elementary school teachers, and includes activities and tips to prevent or stop bullying. More
Managing Soil Health: Concepts and Practices
Managing Soil Health: Concepts and Practices - Articles Articles

Managing Soil Health: Concepts and Practices

Charles White, Mary Barbercheck, Ph.D.

Information for farmers and gardeners who want to understand the physical, chemical, and biological components of healthy soil and how to manage them. More
Rye Hairy Vetch. Photo: Elsa Sanchez
Growing Cover Crops for Nitrogen on Vegetable Farms - Articles Articles

Growing Cover Crops for Nitrogen on Vegetable Farms

Elsa Sanchez, Ph.D., Charles White

There are a lot of good reasons for using covers crops on vegetable farms including recycling or adding nitrogen to the soil. More
Plan Cell Phone Usage with Your Teen
Plan Cell Phone Usage with Your Teen - Articles Articles

Plan Cell Phone Usage with Your Teen

Daniel Francis Perkins, Ph.D.

Many teens own cell phones. While they are convenient for parents to monitor and communicate with their youth, they require setting ground rules and clear expectations to avoid problematic situations. More
Field of diverse crops in rotation
Introduction to Organic Farming: A Growing Opportunity for Pennsylvania Farmers - Articles Articles
This article provides basic information about organic farming, including getting started, considering your product/market, and deciding whether to be certified. More
Coaches Making Youth Sports a Positive Experience
Coaches Making Youth Sports a Positive Experience - Articles Articles

Coaches Making Youth Sports a Positive Experience

Daniel Francis Perkins, Ph.D.

The atmosphere set by organizations, parents, and coaches is a major factor in determining whether or not youth will have a positive experience in a sports program. More