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Fall Manure Management - News News

Fall Manure Management

09/20/2017

As the crops are being harvested and manure is ready to be spread, here are some considerations for fall manure applications. 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
Timely Nitrogen Management Timely Nitrogen Management - News

Timely Nitrogen Management

06/07/2017

With all of the rainfall that we have been seeing, here’s how you can ensure that your corn crop has enough nitrogen for the season. More
Winter Limestone Application Winter Limestone Application - News

Winter Limestone Application

01/04/2017

Regular liming is critical to good crop production. However, pH is the only one that is consistently below optimum in our annual soil test summaries for PA. More
Injecting manure has been shown to increase N available for a following crop (reduce ammonia loss), improve neighbor relations with reduction in odor, and reduce likelihood of manure runoff during intense rainfall and rapid snow melt.
Increasing Interest in Manure Injection in Pennsylvania? - News News
Manure injection is usually more expensive than broadcasting. However, many of the benefits of placing manure below the surface may offset much of this expense. More
Penn State Extension Sulfur Survey for 2014-2016 Penn State Extension Sulfur Survey for 2014-2016 - News
There is increasing concern with sulfur (S) deficiency due to reduced atmospheric S deposition which is reflected in a trend toward lower soil test S levels. More