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Irregularly shaped late blight lesion on a tomato leaf with characteristic white sporulation on the underside of the leaf. Photo: Beth Gugino, Penn State
Vegetable Disease Updates for Mid-June 2018 - News News
Downy mildew has been confirmed in Dorchester County MD on cucumber, late blight confirmed on tomato transplants, and there have been a number of reports of poor potato seed emergence. More
eesa.lbl.gov
Awards Provided by DOE for Advanced Nuclear Technology - News News
Close to $64 million in awards will be provided to national laboratories, industry and universities for nuclear technology research. More
PSU Seth Blumsack
Will Nuclear Power Plant Shutdowns Affect Energy Prices? - News News
Forthcoming study from Penn State University looks at nuclear power plant retirements and effects on energy pricing. More
Photo Credit: Bethany K. Kunz USGS
Penn State Research Examines Potential Health Impacts O&G Wastewater on Roads - News News
Researchers simulated road spreading and runoff of conventional oil and gas wastewater often used on roads for deicing and dust suppression and impacts on the environment and human health. More
Photo Caption: Kyle Imhoff
Weather Outlook for Week of June 19, 2018 - News News
A frontal boundary that will stall in the Mid-Atlantic along with a series of fast-moving disturbances will bring persistent unsettled weather through the weekend. More
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DOE Requesting Public Comment on New LNG Export Study - News News
New study looks at a large range of scenarios for US LNG exports through 2040. More
Courtesy Penn State Extension
Penn State Study: Water Quality Improves, Impacts Rare Near Shale Gas Wells - News News
Research indicates only possible methane in groundwater in seven out of 1,385 wells in Bradford County PA. More
Black rot on cabbage, caused by the bacterium Xanthomonas campestris pv. campestris. Note characteristic “V” shaped lesions starting at leaf margin. Photo: Lee Stivers, Penn State
Vegetable - Small Fruit Current Issues: Mid-June 2018 - News News
Cloudy weather, rainstorms, and variable temperatures across the state have slowed some crops and created very favorable conditions for disease development. More
Codling moth monitoring trap. Photo: Greg Krawczyk, Penn State
Insect Bytes: Pest Management Update for Mid-June, 2018 - News News
First-generation flights of codling moth, tufted apple bud moth, and obliquebanded leafroller continue, second-generation Oriental fruit moth about to start, monitor for leafhoppers, woolly apple aphids, San Jose scales, and European red mites. More
Penn State Extension
NIH Grant to Study Fracking Particles Affect Cardiovascular Health - News News
West Virginia University professor to research if particulate matter emissions at hydraulic fracturing sites affects health differently than typical urban airborne particles. More
Casey Guindon, PSU
Introducing a New Field and Forage Crops Educator in Bradford County - News News
Casey Guindon recently joined Penn State Extension’s Field and Forage Crop Team and is based in Bradford County, Pennsylvania. More
Proper pond management can ensure an aesthetically pleasing pond that provides great fishing, swimming and other recreational uses (photo B. Swistock).
New LearnNow Video Discusses Tips for a Healthier Pond - News News
There are thousands of earthen ponds and lakes across Pennsylvania that provide many benefits to homeowners and farmers, but they have their share of problems. More
Graduates of the Master Watershed Steward Trainee program in Lehigh/Northampton Counties
Lehigh/Northampton Master Watershed Steward Trainees Complete Instruction - News News
The group's training included classroom sessions on water quality, geology, native plants, phenology and more. More
Water samples from workshop participants were incubated to determine the presence of Coliform bacteria.
Butler County Water Clinic Offers On-Site Testing to Participants - News News
A drinking water clinic was held in Butler County on May 15, where on-site water tests were performed to give participants an idea of their home water quality. More
Figure 1. Delicious fruit size on June 4, 2018 at Rock Springs, PA. Photo: Rob Crassweller, Penn State
Last Carbohydrate Model Run for 2018 - News News
As of June 11, 2018, most areas of the state are now at or beyond 30 days after reported full bloom. More
Delaware.gov
Report Provides Commercial Economic Viability of Pulling CO2 Out of Air - News News
Peer-reviewed study outlines the complete engineering process and cost breakdown for large-scale plant More
Courtesy Penn State Extension
New Natural Gas Permit to Reduce Methane Emissions in Pennsylvania - News News
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection finalized permits for new gas wells and processing facilities to go into effect August. More
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Study Reveals Deep Faults Possible Source of Increased Seismic Activity - News News
New magnetic field maps show linear features that suggest ancient faults in vicinity of recent earthquake activity. More
Photo credit: Jeff Graybill
Farming for Success 2018 Field Day: Final Reminder - News News
This year’s Farming for Success on June 21st has sessions on farm economics as well as many production agriculture tour stops and exciting speakers. More
Image shows ALS inhibitor injury from a PRE application to corn. The corn is stunted, chlorotic and may show intervenal chlorosis. (Penn State Extension)
Wet Weather and Herbicide Injury in Corn Fields - News News
Wet weather and poor growing conditions might be to blame for certain herbicide injury in corn. More
Soybean field. Photo credit: Penn State Extension
Register for Penn State Extension Agronomic Field Diagnostic Clinic - News News
Register now for the upcoming Agronomic Field Diagnostic Clinic More
Figure 1. A corn plant near Christiana, PA, recently cut by a black cutworm caterpillar (image by Tracy Neff, Kings Agriseed)
Pests to Keep in Mind in the First Week of June - News News
Insect pests are active in each of our major crop species; here we touch upon four major pests to understand local populations. More
Corn in wet areas of this field is suffering from a nitrogen deficiency due to early season nitrogen losses. Photo credit: Charlie White
Is Your Nitrogen Still There? - News News

Is Your Nitrogen Still There?

06/06/2018

With the cool and wet weather in many parts of the state, you might be wondering whether the nitrogen you applied to corn this spring has been lost. More
Japanese Umbrella Pine
2018 Tree Scavenger Hunt - News News

2018 Tree Scavenger Hunt

06/05/2018

Would you like to explore Erie County and see some really amazing trees? More
Pumpkin Walk
Pumpkin Walk - News News

Pumpkin Walk

06/05/2018

Erie County's Pumpkin Walk includes hundreds of illuminated pumpkins October 5th and 6th at Waldameer Amusement Park. More
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