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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
Are Home Remedies a Good Solution? Penn State Extension Says No!
Are Home Remedies a Good Solution? Penn State Extension Says No! - Articles Articles
Many home remedies can be found on the internet, but are they the best choice? More
Manure storages that capture runoff from barn roofs or other impervious surfaces are likely to fill up sooner than expected due to the extreme rainfall this summer. Image credit: Charlie White
Manure Management When Storages Fill Up Sooner than Expected - News News
With the extreme rainfall over the last month, some farms may need to start emptying manure storages sooner than normal. Here are some points to consider when doing so. 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
Pesticide Labels and SDSs
Pesticide Labels and SDSs - Articles Articles

Pesticide Labels and SDSs

Sharon I Gripp

Links to pesticide labels and SDSs. 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
Corn in wet areas of this field is suffering from a nitrogen deficiency due to early season nitrogen losses. Photo credit: Charlie White
Is Your Nitrogen Still There? - News News

Is Your Nitrogen Still There?

06/06/2018

With the cool and wet weather in many parts of the state, you might be wondering whether the nitrogen you applied to corn this spring has been lost. More
Choosing a Qualified Pest Management or Lawn Care Company
Choosing a Qualified Pest Management or Lawn Care Company - Articles Articles
When you discover a pest problem in or around your home, such as the spotted lanternfly, the first step is to identify the pest. 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
Photo caption: Charlie White, PSU
Charlie White, Soil Fertility and Nutrient Management Extension Specialist - News News
The torch is passed in the soil fertility and nutrient management Extension program. More
Pesticidas y la Salud de los Polinizadores
Pesticidas y la Salud de los Polinizadores - Articles Articles

Pesticidas y la Salud de los Polinizadores

Sharon I Gripp, Héctor Núñez Contreras

Penn State está a la vanguardia en asuntos relacionados con la salud de los polinizadores. More
Achieving High Soil Carbon Levels Survey
Achieving High Soil Carbon Levels Survey - News News
Do you want to learn how to achieve high soil carbon levels while preventing nitrate leaching and phosphorus runoff? 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
Transporting Pesticides in PA, Part 2 Transporting Pesticides in PA, Part 2 - Articles
Safety Recommendations and Legal Requirements More
Pesticide Storage and Security
Pesticide Storage and Security - Articles Articles

Pesticide Storage and Security

Sharon I Gripp, John Ayers, Ph.D., Kerry H. Richards, Ph.D.

This article describes the proper procedures for storing pesticides and application equipment. More
Lo que Necesitas Saber para Desechar Pesticidas
Lo que Necesitas Saber para Desechar Pesticidas - Articles Articles
Desechar pesticidas inapropiadamente puede causar peligros serios a humanos, animales y medio ambiente. Esta hoja informativa provee recomendaciones de como desechar pesticidas en forma adecuada. More
Lo que Necesitas Saber a Cerca del Almacenamiento de Pesticidas
Lo que Necesitas Saber a Cerca del Almacenamiento de Pesticidas - Articles Articles
(What You Need to Know about Storing a Pesticide) El almacenamiento apropiado de los pesticidas ayuda a la prolongación de la vida útil del producto y también a la protección de la salud humana, animal y ambiental. More
Lo que Necesitas Saber a Cerca de Como Leer Etiquetas de Pesticidas
Lo que Necesitas Saber a Cerca de Como Leer Etiquetas de Pesticidas - Articles Articles
(What You Need to Know about Reading a Pesticide Label) Esta publicación explica el contenido en la hoja frontal de las etiquetas de los pesticidas y otros puntos importantes en el resto del documento. More
Lo que Necesitas Saber Para Protegerte Durante el Uso de Pesticidas
Lo que Necesitas Saber Para Protegerte Durante el Uso de Pesticidas - Articles Articles
(What You Need to Know about Protecting Yourself When Using Pesticides) Vestirse adecuadamente durante la descarga, la mezcla y la aplicación de pesticidas proporciona una barrera entre los pesticidas y el cuerpo humano. More
Escoger una Compañía Calificada para Control de Plagas o Mantenimiento de Césped
Escoger una Compañía Calificada para Control de Plagas o Mantenimiento de Césped - Articles Articles
(What You Need to Know about Choosing a Qualified Pest Management or Lawn Care Company) Muchos problemas de plagas necesitan de asistencia profesional. Esta publicación le ayudara para asegurarse que la compañía que usted contrate tenga los requisitos legales and conocimiento apropiado. More
Protect yourself with gloves, long-sleeved shirt, long pants and shoes or boots
What You Need to Know about Protecting Yourself When Using Pesticides - Articles Articles
Protective clothing used when mixing, loading, or applying pesticides provides a barrier between the pesticide and the human body. More
What You Need to Know about Disposing of a Pesticide
What You Need to Know about Disposing of a Pesticide - Articles Articles
Pesticide users must properly dispose of pesticide wastes, such as unused chemicals and pesticide containers. Improperly disposed pesticide wastes can create serious hazards for the environment. More
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