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A disc plow sits unused in the fence row, one of many tactics farmers are helping Pennsylvania meet Chesapeake Bay TMDLs for nutrients and sediment. Photo by: Heidi Reed, Penn State
2019 Recap of Pennsylvania in the Balance - News News
Stakeholders met in early February to help shape the Phase 3 Watershed Improvement Plans for the Chesapeake Bay More
Photo by Dwane Miller
Not Too Late to Attend a Crops Conference: Butler County - News News
Butler County Extension is pleased to announce that they will be holding a Crops Conference at The Atrium in Prospect, PA on February 26, 2019 from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm. More
Planting green into cereal rye (Penn State, Heidi Reed)
Cover Crops Looking Wimpy? Maybe This is the Year to Plant Green - News News
Read our planting green research summary to determine if the practice supports your goals. More
Unharvested corn that has been caught in the most recent snow in Mercer County. Photo by Claire Coombs.
Dealing with the Weather and Unharvested Crops - News News
The weather has gone from warm and rainy to cold and snowy across much of the state. With approximately 18% of corn and 23% of beans still in the field, how big of a concern is this? More
This year precautions may need to be taken when harvesting corn silage that is too dry. (Source: Penn State Extension)
Harvesting Corn Silage at the Incorrect Moisture - News News
When corn silage fields dry too quickly there are a few strategies for ensuring proper ensiling of your forage. More
Ensuring Quality Silage After Excessive Rains and Flooding
Ensuring Quality Silage After Excessive Rains and Flooding - News News
Large amounts of precipitation and flooding occurred throughout Pennsylvania this summer, and harvesting quality corn silage could be of concern. More
Are You Ready to Harvest Corn Silage?
Are You Ready to Harvest Corn Silage? - News News
The time to harvest corn silage is nearing. We took some measurements this week in Southeastern PA to see just how close we are. More
Heidi Myer, PSU Extension
Heidi Myer Joins Field and Forage Crops Team in York County - News News
Penn State Extension welcomed a new Field and Forage Crops Educator to York County in early July. More
Justin Brackenrich, PSU
New Agronomy Educator Begins Work in Butler County - News News
Welcome Justin Brackenrich to Butler County. Justin is serving as the new Agronomy Educator with PSU Extension helping provide coverage to Western Pennsylvania. More
Some variability in dry down of soybeans. Notice wet spots that have delayed senescence. This field will be getting close to harvest moistures within the next couple of weeks.
Minimize Soybean Harvest Loss and Maximize Cost per Bushel - News News
Learn about the importance of timely soybean harvest. More