A website is now available to track growing degree days (GDDs) for farmers in the northeast. It allows you to estimate GDDs from planting for your zip code and to compare to 15 or 30 year means.
Penn State’s Corn Agronomy program publishes corn silage and grain hybrid test results each year.
Crops have been lagging in maturity. Warm weather in the forecast should help speed up maturity. Some double crop beans may be at risk of not becoming mature.
One third of York County households are served by private water and septic. Home Water and Septic System Workshops help homeowners maintain these systems.
Inspecting the wellhead (above ground portion of the well) every year helps a well owner discover potential issues before they become expensive problems.
Asian carp is a catchall name for four species of carp, silver, bighead, grass, and black carp from Southeast Asia that are now threatening the Great Lakes.
Your well requires regular maintenance, just like any other system in your home. Regular inspection and some simple steps will help safeguard your water supply.