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Understanding how many growing degree days are typical for your area can help in selecting the right corn hybrids and can help track how long it will take plants to emerge. Photo credit: Greg Roth
Track Growing Degree Days with This New Online Tool - News News
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. More
Winter Barley Trials Photo: Greg Roth
Spring Malting Barley Trials Posted Online - News News
Results of a spring barley evaluation effort between North Dakota State University, Penn State and other universities in the northeast for the past two years have been posted online. More
Penn State’s Corn Silage and Grain Hybrid Tests for 2017
Penn State’s Corn Silage and Grain Hybrid Tests for 2017 - News News
Penn State’s Corn Agronomy program publishes corn silage and grain hybrid test results each year. More
Photo credit: Greg Roth
Corn Drydown Issues - News News

Corn Drydown Issues

10/11/2017

With slow drydown in areas, it may be beneficial to identify fields that are good candidates for early harvest based on crop conditions and grain moisture. More
Photo credit: Greg Roth
September 2017 Crops Maturity Issues in Corn and Soybeans - News News
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. More
Winter barley planting considerations
Winter barley planting considerations - News News
Winter barley planting is coming and there are a few issues to consider. Take time to review fertility, planting date and variety considerations. More
Yield Estimation and Assessment in Field Corn
Yield Estimation and Assessment in Field Corn - News News
Now is a good time to assess corn yields. Our current corn crop looks good and yield estimates could provide some insight into differences between fields and hybrids. More
Dr. Greg Roth with ryegrass interseeded into corn.
Interseeding to Enhance and Extend Fall Grazing - News News
The greatest cost on grazing livestock enterprises is often stored and harvested feed costs. More
Winter Wheat and Barley Trials Posted
Winter Wheat and Barley Trials Posted - News News
Wheat yields were high, feed barley yields were variable and new malting barley lines show promise with good yields. More
Ohio State Field Day Report
Ohio State Field Day Report - News News

Ohio State Field Day Report

08/02/2017

A trip to Ohio provides some updates on their new fertilizer certification program, interseeding and crop management. More
Corn Silking and Early Kernel Development
Corn Silking and Early Kernel Development - News News
Corn and soybeans have survived a rough spring with challenging weather and pest concerns. More
Corn and Soybeans Turn the Corner
Corn and Soybeans Turn the Corner - News News
Corn and soybeans have survived a rough spring with weather and pest concerns, but weather and yield prospects have been improving during the last two weeks. More
Small grain maturity could be advanced in 2017.
Small Grain Maturity Advancing Rapidly - News News
Small grain crops are maturing earlier than normal. Now is the time to monitor maturity and make the necessary management adjustments to your timetable. More
Understanding seed legal issues is critical to avoid legal problems.
Legal Considerations in Seed Use - News News
Understanding Legal Protections and Potential Liabilities Associated with Seed Use in Pennsylvania. More
Wheat Management Considerations
Wheat Management Considerations - News News

Wheat Management Considerations

03/02/2017

Many parts of Pennsylvania are a few weeks ahead of normal regarding winter wheat greening up, consider crop development and future probable weather when making spring nitrogen applications. More