The hot, wet summer and early fall weather continued to delay the late-season apple crop until the middle of October.
The hot, wet summer and early fall weather continued to affect the apple crop in October.
Two rain gardens to help control stormwater runoff were recently completed in York and Shrewsbury Townships.
Master Watershed Steward event in York County introduces youth to fishing and helps them to gain appreciation of their local waterways.
The 2019 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention will be held from January 29 to 31, 2019 at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania.
This year’s bloom was later than in 2017. With a later bloom and a cool rainy season, we initially wondered when this year’s apple crop would be ready to pick.
Scarf skin is a physiological disorder of apple fruit that causes a dull gray cloudy or waxy appearance on the surface of the peel (epidermis) where it is most readily observed on varieties with a red or dark red background.
Master Watershed Stewards in York County partnered with the City of York, the Lower Susquehanna Riverkeeper Association, Chesapeake Bay Foundation, PA Office and the Watershed Alliance of York and started the Street 2 Creek Storm Drain Art Project.
Penn State Law is offering farmers the opportunity to obtain free legal services through its Rural Economic Development Clinic.
This article describes a new test methodology that is available for growers that are interested in trying to predict the potential for a lot of fruit to develop bitter pit in storage.
Penn State Extensions’ Master Watershed Stewards in York County, helped plant 400 trees in two townships between Earth Day and Arbor Day.
The third Penn State Master Watershed Steward training in York County is complete. This enthusiastic group of 25 participants completed their training in early May.
Peach blossoms are just starting to open this season, and full bloom will be more than a week later than normal.
We are excited to announce that York County’s second class of Master Watershed Steward trainees graduated and became official Master Watershed Stewards in March.
This Penn State Extension publication, in Spanish and English, is designed for use by orchard employees - often the first individuals to detect a new occurrence of a fruit disease or insect pest.
Watershed Stewards recognize local zoning officer for efforts to enhance water quality by installing a bioswale.