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Alfalfa weevil larvae can be identified by the white stripe down their back. They usually feed on the young leaves at the tip of the plant. Photo credit: Frank Peairs, Colorado State University,
Watch Out for Alfalfa Weevil - News News

Watch Out for Alfalfa Weevil


Alfalfa weevil is becoming active across PA. Scout your fields to determine if weevil populations in your fields justify protection with an insecticide. More
Torino labeled to control apple powdery mildew. Photo: K. Peter, Penn State
New Fungicide to Control Apple Powdery Mildew: Torino - News News
Torino (FRAC Group U6) has a supplemental label to control powdery mildew on apples and cherries. More
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NEWA Off-Hours Incident Reporting - News News
The recent launch of our Network for Environment and Weather Applications (NEWA) Help Desk isn’t simply a way to send us an email or casual message. More
Empire buds. Photo: Rob Crassweller, Penn State.
Carbohydrate Model Update: April 24, 2018 - News News
As I prepare this note on the status of the carbohydrate model results, we still have two sites that have not reached green tip (GT). More
Don’t get caught with your plants down: watch out for fire blight conditions during bloom. Photo: K. Peter, Penn State
Preparing for the Fire Blight Season - News News
Management strategies are discussed for fire blight, as well as for other important tree fruit diseases occurring during the month of May. More
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New Record Reached for Pennsylvania Natural Gas Production - News News
Pennsylvania natural gas production averaged a record 15 billion cubic feet per day in 2017. More
Pear psylla adults feeding on pear shoot. Photo G. Krawczyk, Penn State
Entomology Update: End of April, 2018 - News News
As the 2018 growing season slowly progresses, the pest and beneficial insects are also getting ready for the season. More
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Spring Cleaning for your Refrigerator and Pantry - News News
Spring is a great time to deep clean your refrigerator and pantry. More
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TeenShale Network Learn From Mock Spill - News News
High school students learn firsthand in monitoring water quality around shale development. More
The UN Sustainable Development Goals on Affordable and Clean Energy - News News
Series of policy briefs from the United Nations indicate the world is not on track to achieve goals set for universal energy access. More
No Empty Chairs at Bilingual Workshop on GAP and Pruning Fruit Trees
No Empty Chairs at Bilingual Workshop on GAP and Pruning Fruit Trees - News News
On Saturday, April 12th 2018, Penn State Extension offered a practical field training for Spanish-speaking growers and workers in the fruit industry. More
Severe powdery mildew infections can abort blossoms. Photo: K. Peter, Penn State
Disease Update: Control for Powdery Mildew and Apple Scab This Week - News News
Tight cluster is the time powdery mildew spores become active. April 24 – 25, 2018 is a predicted scab infection period; be sure trees are covered with protection. More
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Well Mechanical Integrity Data Available for Pennsylvania Wells - News News
DEP provides inspection data on conventional and unconventional oil and gas wells for the past four years. More
Thinning Peach Blossoms: Increase Fruit Size and Reduce Labor Requirement
Thinning Peach Blossoms: Increase Fruit Size and Reduce Labor Requirement - News News
Peach blossoms are just starting to open this season, and full bloom will be more than a week later than normal. More
Spotted lanternfly empty egg cases. Photo: Emelie Swackhamer, Penn State
Spotted Lanternfly Permits for Transporting Goods - News News
The spotted lanternfly permitting process is new in the Pennsylvania quarantined area for business, government, and other organizations. More
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