Cell-culture based production of meat is expanding in the food industry. Understand the potential impacts to your herd to prepare for this new frontier in meat production.
Small business owners rely on Penn State Extension for help with food safety and research and development
Dicamba use in Xtend soybean will require special applicator training and additional use restrictions for 2018.
Welcome Justin Brackenrich to Butler County. Justin is serving as the new Agronomy Educator with PSU Extension helping provide coverage to Western Pennsylvania.
Control of weeds after silage harvest is possible but it depends on the weed species, timing, and condition after harvest.
As we move into corn silage harvest season, and with full season soybeans soon dropping their leaves, producers may notice some problem weed situations.
As we proceed through the growing season, there are a few issues surrounding weed control and herbicide use. Below are some items to consider.
Some helpful tips for weed management in forages are presented in a simple/straight-forward fashion for your convenience.
Certain herbicides can be used to control traited volunteer corn varieties. Some suggestions are discussed below.
Get out and scout those fields now before soybean planting begins.
Be sure you are scouting for marestail before you plant your no-till soybeans and using effective herbicides with both burndown and residual control.
Not all dicamba-containing products can be applied in a burndown application prior to planting Xtend soybeans.
A Bill introducing the Controlled Plant and Noxious Weed Act has been introduced to both the House and Senate.