Funding is now available to farmers to have soil conservation and nutrient management plans written.
The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) is the most sweeping reform of food safety laws in more than 70 years. The focus has shifted away from merely responding to contamination events toward establishing systems to prevent them from occurring.
A Penn State Extension farm food safety video series is available for fruit and vegetable growers seeking more detailed information on farm food safety of harvested crops.
A warm fall and moisture can stimulate excessive small grain and cover crop growth. While this is a bonus if you were looking to take a late fall harvest, it is not a good thing for winter survival.