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Figure 1. Cool-season perennials are the mainstay of pastured dairies in the Northeast. Credit: Sjoerd Duiker
No-Till Annuals to Beat the Summer Slump on a Dairy Farm - Articles Articles

No-Till Annuals to Beat the Summer Slump on a Dairy Farm

Sjoerd Willem Duiker, Ph.D., CCA, Dave Wilson, Jessica A. Williamson, Ph.D.

This case study demonstrates how a grazing dairy farmer in southeastern Pennsylvania beats the summer slump with cool- and warm-season annuals established with no-till practices. More
Soil Sampling
Soil Sampling - Videos Videos

Soil Sampling

Rachel Milliron

5:02

In this video, learn how to take representative soil samples in agronomic fields. More
Mercer County Twilight Tour
Mercer County Twilight Tour - Workshops Workshops
Join us for a twilight tour to help prepare our fields for harvest. More
We want more grass. Sheep on pasture. Photo by: N. Santangelo
"Grow More Forage" Pasture Walk - Workshops Workshops
Pasture Walk with a focus on agronomic practices that improve pasture growth and maintain quality. More
Pasture Workshop
Pasture Workshops - Workshops Workshops
Dr. Jessica Williamson, Penn State Extension Forage Specialist and local expert’s present unbiased research-based information on various topics from Pasture Planning to Improving Forage Quality. More
Cattle being finished on grass, photo by Dr. Jessica Williamson, Penn State Extension
Grass-fed Beef Production - Articles Articles

Grass-fed Beef Production

Tara L. Felix, Jessica A. Williamson, Ph.D., David Hartman

This article will clarify some of the production methods used to raise grass-fed beef. More
Grazing Warm-Season Annuals
Grazing Warm-Season Annuals - Webinars Webinars

Grazing Warm-Season Annuals

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This webinar discusses the role and management of warm-season annuals in a grazing system. More
2016-2017 Short-lived Grass and Cover Crops Trial
2016-2017 Short-lived Grass and Cover Crops Trial - Articles Articles
Results of the Penn State 2016-2017 Short-lived Grass and Cover Crops Trial located at the Penn State Agronomy Farm, Centre County. More
Dairy cows on pasture.
Weed Identification and Management in Pastures - Webinars Webinars
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Pasture weed identification and how to manage troublesome pasture weeds will be presented, including mechanical, cultural, and chemical control methods. More
Dairy cow on pasture.
Tall Grass Grazing for Dairies - Webinars Webinars
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Tall grass grazing has become a popular management practice for beef cattle in recent years. Learn how this practice is being applied to dairy grazing. More
Dairy cows on pasture.
Incorporating Brassicas Into Your Grazing System - Webinars Webinars
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Forage brassicas are high quality forages that can be grazed during the spring, summer forage slump, or used to extend fall grazing season. More
Grazing dairy cows.
Diversified Grazing Systems - Webinars Webinars
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This presentation will discuss the benefits and challenges of managing a diversified grazing system. More
Herbicide Resistance Pigweed 5: Prevention and Disposal
Herbicide Resistance Pigweed 5: Prevention and Disposal - Videos Videos
How to best prevent the entry of herbicide resistant Palmer Amaranth and waterhemp to new fields, and how to properly dispose of plants so that they do not cause larger infestations. More
Ro-tap Particle Separator
Ro-tap Particle Separator - Videos Videos

Ro-tap Particle Separator

Jud Heinrichs

4:26

In this video Dr. Jud Heinrichs demonstrates the Ro-Tap Particle Separator, the method used to develop the concept of physically effective fiber. More
Penn State Particle Separator
Penn State Particle Separator - Videos Videos
In this video Dr. Jud Heinrichs demonstrates the Penn State Particle Separator, a popular method for on-farm particle size determination. More
ASABE Particle Separator
ASABE Particle Separator - Videos Videos

ASABE Particle Separator

Jud Heinrichs

3:27

In this video Dr. Jud Heinrichs demonstrates the ASABE Particle Separator, the standard method for the determination of forage particle size. More
John C. French Sr., Retired, Universities:Auburn, GA, Clemson and U of MO, Bugwood.org
Hessian Fly on Wheat - Articles Articles
The low incidence of occurrence of and damage from Hessian fly in Pennsylvania can be attributed both host-plant resistance and planting date. More
Cereal Leaf Beetle
Cereal Leaf Beetle - Articles Articles
Cereal leaf beetle is an occasionally severe pest of wheat and oats in Pennsylvania, but it also feeds on barley, rye, and other grasses. More
2013 Short-lived Annual Grass Trial
2013 Short-lived Annual Grass Trial - Articles Articles
Results of the Penn State 2013 Short-lived Grass and Cover Crops Trial. More
Methods Used to Measure Forage and Ration Particle Size
Methods Used to Measure Forage and Ration Particle Size - Articles Articles
Particle size evaluation tools are described and demonstrated in a series of brief videos. More
Mid-Atlantic Field Crop Weed Management Guide
Mid-Atlantic Field Crop Weed Management Guide - Guides and Publications Guides and Publications

Mid-Atlantic Field Crop Weed Management Guide

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

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Get strategies and peruse herbicide tables for managing weeds in corn, sorghum, soybeans, small grains, legumes, grass forages, and pastures. More
2014-2015 Short-lived Grass and Cover Crops Trial
2014-2015 Short-lived Grass and Cover Crops Trial - Articles Articles
Results of the Penn State 2014-2015 Short-lived Grass and Cover Crops Trial. More
2015-2016 Short-lived Grass and Cover Crops Trial
2015-2016 Short-lived Grass and Cover Crops Trial - Articles Articles
Results of the Penn State 2015-2016 Short-lived Grass and Cover Crops Trial. More
Forage Facts
Forage Facts - Articles Articles

Forage Facts

Paul Craig

Survival and high production of an alfalfa stand begins with an understanding of root reserves. More
Tall Fescue
Tall Fescue - Articles Articles

Tall Fescue

Marvin Hall, Ph.D.

In Pennsylvania, Tall fescue has been used primarily for conservation purposes but is well suited as hay, silage, or pasture. More
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