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Tree Fruit Budget Tools
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Tree Fruit Budget Tools

Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D., Lynn Kime

Every two years the faculty and extension personnel update the Penn State Tree Fruit Production Guide. Within the Guide are budgets for tree fruit production. More
Food Safety Modernization Act - Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP) Rule
Food Safety Modernization Act - Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP) Rule - Articles Articles
Learn more about imported foods and the FSMA Foreign Supplier Verification Program rule, plus find educational opportunities from Penn State Extension. More
Farmstead and Artisan Cheesemaking
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Farmstead and Artisan Cheesemaking

Sarah Cornelisse, Kerry E. Kaylegian, Ph.D., Lynn Kime, Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D., Emily Montgomery

The renaissance of farm-based dairy processing can be attractive, but it is imperative that farmers research and plan all aspects of a new enterprise. More
Good Sanitary Practices Poster: Ingredient Mixing Area
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Good Sanitary Practices Poster: Ingredient Mixing Area

Luke LaBorde, Ph.D., Martin Bucknavage

This poster gives tips for keeping your ingredient mixing area clean. More
Food Safety Modernization Act - Preventive Controls for Human Food Rule
Food Safety Modernization Act - Preventive Controls for Human Food Rule - Articles Articles
Learn the details and find educational resources on the FSMA Human Food Rule, including videos and training opportunities that address requirements, exemptions, and deadlines of the rule. More
FDA Food Code FDA Food Code - Articles

FDA Food Code

Martin Bucknavage

The Food Code is a model for safeguarding public health and ensuring food is unadulterated and honestly presented when offered to the consumer. More
Milk Basis and Its Importance in Dairy Risk Management Milk Basis and Its Importance in Dairy Risk Management - Articles

Milk Basis and Its Importance in Dairy Risk Management

Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D., James Dunn, Ph.D.

Dairy producers interested in locking in milk prices for a portion of their future delivery of milk can use the futures market to reduce their risk. More
Dairy Gross Margins Insurance Dairy Gross Margins Insurance - Articles

Dairy Gross Margins Insurance

Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D.

Provides dairy producers a monthly enrollment opportunity to develop and implement a financial safety-net for their business plan for the year ahead. More
Breakthrough in Dairy Insurance Program
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Breakthrough in Dairy Insurance Program

Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D.

Improvements strengthen risk management landscape for dairy risk management. More
2016 Crop Insurance for Pennsylvania Field Crops
2016 Crop Insurance for Pennsylvania Field Crops - Articles Articles
Multi-peril crop insurance allows you to insure against losses on your farm due to adverse weather conditions, price fluctuations, and unavoidable pests and diseases. More
Trend-Adjusted Yield Crop Insurance 2015
Trend-Adjusted Yield Crop Insurance 2015 - Articles Articles

Trend-Adjusted Yield Crop Insurance 2015

Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D.

Pennsylvania farmers have the option to use trend adjusted (TA) yields to increase their actual production history (APH) yields for corn and soybean. More
Ag Cost of Capital Calculator Users Guide Ag Cost of Capital Calculator Users Guide - Articles
The Agricultural Cost of Capital Calculator was developed to be easy to use and flexible to encourage producers to compare financing alternatives. More
Crop Insurance Options for Organic Farmers
Crop Insurance Options for Organic Farmers - Articles Articles
Multi-peril crop insurance is a valuable risk management tool that allows farmers to insure against losses due to adverse weather conditions, price fluctuations, and unavoidable pests and diseases. More
Sweet Corn Ears
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Sweet Corn Production

Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D., Michael Orzolek, Ph.D.

Initial investment is relatively low, and many field operations - such as land preparation, planting, and harvesting - can be custom-hired. More
Chukar
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Partridge Production

Lynn Kime, Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D., R. Michael Hulet

Partridge producers typically raise one of two distinct species, the chukar or the Hungarian partridge. More
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