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Nice Roots Farm is bordered by a busy street and many buildings. Photo: Francesco Di Gioia, Penn State
On the Road: Urban Agriculture in Philadelphia - Articles Articles

On the Road: Urban Agriculture in Philadelphia

Elsa Sanchez, Ph.D., Thomas McCann, Francesco Di Gioia, Ph. D., Robert Berghage, Ph.D.

The Extension On the Road crew traveled to Philadelphia to meet farmers and their community partners and get a look at how farming is used to build community, as educational spaces, and to produce food in urban areas. More
Vincent Cotrone, Penn State University
Recovering from Storm Damage: Assessing Trees on Your Property - Workshops Workshops
Following recent storms that have damaged numerous trees, it is important to learn how to evaluate tree condition, defects and risks associated with them. More
Pollinator Garden
Spring Blooms: Small Trees and Native Perennials - Workshops Workshops
Learn about perennials you can plant in your own garden, and which plants have the highest ecological value. More
Young Ginger harvested in Late September
Growing Ginger and Turmeric in the City - Workshops Workshops
Learn different techniques for growing ginger and turmeric in varying site conditions More
Tree Tenders® Online Training
Tree Tenders® Online Training - Webinars Webinars

Tree Tenders® Online Training

12:00 PM 01/24/2019 - 08:00 PM 03/07/2019

$35.00
Join thousands of other concerned citizens and become one of the over 5,000 trained Tree Tenders® and help increase tree canopy cover in your community. More
Teach for Forests: Forest Education for Teachers and Youth Leaders
Teach for Forests: Forest Education for Teachers and Youth Leaders - Online Courses Online Courses
$119.00
Learn about trees, wildlife, water, and ecology. Learn to teach children and teens with activities and through curriculum recommendations. Earn Act 48 credits. More
Apple Cultivars for the Retail Market
Apple Cultivars for the Retail Market - Videos Videos

Apple Cultivars for the Retail Market

Robert Crassweller, Ph.D., Tara Baugher, Michael Basedow

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The following apples are excellent choices for retail markets. These include well-known cultivars, and some less familiar apples with characteristics that will help them stand out in the farm stand. More
Tree Fruit Production Guide 2018-2019
Tree Fruit Production Guide 2018-2019 - Guides and Publications Guides and Publications

Tree Fruit Production Guide 2018-2019

Kari A. Peter, Ph.D., Robert Crassweller, Ph.D., Grzegorz (Greg) Krawczyk, Ph.D.

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From: $15.00

To: $45.00

Get the most up-to-date information on growing tree fruit on a commercial scale. More
The Mid-Atlantic Berry Guide for Commercial Growers
The Mid-Atlantic Berry Guide for Commercial Growers - Guides and Publications Guides and Publications
$25.00
Get the fundamentals of growing berries on a large scale. More
Scouting and Controlling Woody Ornamental Diseases in Landscapes and Nurseries
Scouting and Controlling Woody Ornamental Diseases in Landscapes and Nurseries - Guides and Publications Guides and Publications
$15.00
Identify and manage the diseases afflicting your trees and shrubs. More
Identifying Diseases of Vegetables
Identifying Diseases of Vegetables - Guides and Publications Guides and Publications
$13.00
Find out what's plaguing your vegetables. More
Orchard Production Systems - Apple Blueprint
Orchard Production Systems - Apple Blueprint - Articles Articles

Orchard Production Systems - Apple Blueprint

James Schupp, Ph.D., Tara Baugher

Many cultural practices and pest control methods utilized in the past require abundant labor resources to be profitable, and these no longer exist in today’s agricultural community. More
Common Urban Pests: Identification, Prevention, and Control
Common Urban Pests: Identification, Prevention, and Control - Articles Articles

Common Urban Pests: Identification, Prevention, and Control

Steve Jacobs, Kristie Auman-Bauer, Lyn Garling

This article provides brief descriptions of common urban pests, including cockroaches, bed bugs, ants, moths, and more. More