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See planting green in action at these field days.
Planting Green Field Day - Workshops Workshops

Planting Green Field Day

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See how planting into rolled cover crops can improve soil health and learn how it can be done on your farm. 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
Marestail (horseweed) in Rock Springs, PA (Annie Klodd)
Managing Herbicide Resistant Marestail (horseweed) - Videos Videos
Best management practices for resistant marestail (horseweed) More
Herbicide Resistant Marestail (horseweed) in Pennsylvania
Herbicide Resistant Marestail (horseweed) in Pennsylvania - Videos Videos
Marestail (horseweed) resistant to glyphosate and Group 2 herbicides is present in PA and presents management challenges. 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
A crowd gathers at a farm in Clinton County to discuss opportunities for managing soil health and planting green.
Planting Green and Soil Health the Focus of June Field Day - News News
Planting green is a practice where cover crop termination is delayed until cash crop planting in order to extend soil health benefits longer into the season. More
Evaluation of Residual Herbicides for Interseeding in Corn
Evaluation of Residual Herbicides for Interseeding in Corn - News News
Trials conducted over three years show that several shorter-lived residual corn herbicides can be used successfully with interseeded cover crops. More
Precut Rye Straw
Precut Rye Straw - Videos Videos

Precut Rye Straw

Andrew Frankenfield

Precut rye straw is a good alternative to conventional small grain straw since it is made in late spring and many crops can be planted after it's harvest. More
Red clover can be used as a cover crop to suppress weeds
Suppressing Weeds Using Cover Crops in Pennsylvania - Articles Articles
This article discusses which cover crops are most suitable, and how should they be managed to enhance weed suppression. More
Vicon spinner precision seeder.
Innovative Ways to Plant Fall Cover Crops - Articles Articles
Cover crops offer multiple benefits from soil conservation to weed suppression. To reap benefits, the ideal planting time is mid-August to mid-September. More
Howard F. Schwartz, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org
Got Rye Seed? - Articles Articles

Got Rye Seed?

John Rowehl

Since rye is stored over the hot weather months before use, it has the potential for infestation and damage from insects. More
Early Season Wheat Assessment
Early Season Wheat Assessment - Articles Articles
Making early decisions about management of wheat fields in February. More
Calibration of Grain/Seed Drills
Calibration of Grain/Seed Drills - Articles Articles

Calibration of Grain/Seed Drills

Sjoerd Willem Duiker, Ph.D., CCA, Ron Hoover

The seed delivery system in drills is not as precise as that used in planters because they use flutes or sponges to meter seed instead of seed singulation. More
Rye on tomatoes. Photo: Lee Stivers
This Isn’t Your Father’s Cereal Rye - Articles Articles
Use management objectives to determine rye cover crop seeding rates. More
Herbicide Resistant Weeds in No-till Soybean- integrating cover crops Herbicide Resistant Weeds in No-till Soybean- integrating cover crops - Articles

Herbicide Resistant Weeds in No-till Soybean- integrating cover crops

William S. Curran, Ph.D., John Wallace, Jess Bunchek

Recent research being conducted at Penn State is showing cover crops beneficial for suppression of problematic winter annual weeds. More
Herbicides Persistence and Rotation to Cover Crops Herbicides Persistence and Rotation to Cover Crops - Articles

Herbicides Persistence and Rotation to Cover Crops

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

The question about whether corn or soybean herbicide programs will pose a problem for establishing fall cover crops has become a common. 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
Cover Crops for Conservation Tillage Systems
Cover Crops for Conservation Tillage Systems - Articles Articles

Cover Crops for Conservation Tillage Systems

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

Cover crops can cover the soil to protect against soil erosion; improve the soil by adding organic matter, nutrients, and stability; and scavenge leftover nutrients. More
Using Flowering Cover Crops for Native Pollinating Bee Conservation
Using Flowering Cover Crops for Native Pollinating Bee Conservation - Articles Articles
Conservation strategies that can be employed across your farm or in your garden to help maintain healthy native bee populations. More
Mary Burrows, Montana State University, Bugwood.org
Fall Weed Control in Wheat and Barley - Articles Articles

Fall Weed Control in Wheat and Barley

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

Remember to keep weeds in check this fall in your small grains. More
Florida Division of Plant Industry , Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Bugwood.org
Cereal Rust Mite - Articles Articles
How to scout and manage cereal rust mite. More
Barley Yellow Dwarf
Barley Yellow Dwarf - Articles Articles

Barley Yellow Dwarf

Alyssa Collins, Ph.D.

Barley yellow dwarf is one of the most widely distributed and destructive viral diseases of small grains. More
Weed Control Window in Small Grain Stubble
Weed Control Window in Small Grain Stubble - Articles Articles

Weed Control Window in Small Grain Stubble

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

With the small grain harvest underway, the opportunity to reduce the weed seed bank and control perennial weeds opens up. More
Weed Control in Wheat and Herbicide Carrier Selection
Weed Control in Wheat and Herbicide Carrier Selection - Articles Articles

Weed Control in Wheat and Herbicide Carrier Selection

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

If winter annual weeds emerged with the small grain and are left unchecked, the potential impact on yield could be great. More
Triticale cover crop.
Herbicide Considerations for Cover and Forage Crops - Articles Articles
Learn about carryover concerns for seeding cover crops after in-season corn and soybean herbicide applications. More
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