Local Extension efforts coordinated the 2018 Lehigh Valley Open Gate Farm Tours at twenty-two farms/agricultural operations each in both Northampton and Lehigh counties.
The pest harms host plants and can render outdoor areas unusable by leaving behind honeydew, which attracts other insects and promotes the growth of sooty mold.
Penn State Law is offering farmers the opportunity to obtain free legal services through its Rural Economic Development Clinic.
Nearly every farm has a 4-wheeler or utility vehicle used to assist with farm activities. Keep safety in mind when operating these vehicles.
Penn State researchers are studying how feeding damage caused by the spotted lanternfly affects grapevine health and the quality and quantity of the fruit.
Farm emergency training provided by Penn State Extension is credited with saving a Pennsylvania farmer's life.
There is a growing interest from business to encourage leadership skills, develop leadership abilities, and build leadership knowledge.
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.
Managing weeds is one of the most challenging aspects of growing fruits and vegetables for commercial sale.
As a leader in agricultural safety and health, we can’t imagine anyone is more widely respected and deserving of this award than Dr. Dennis Murphy." By Barbara C. Lee PhD, Senior Associate Editor
Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences has been awarded funding for programs to help prevent serious injuries and to provide assistance to those farming with disabilities.
Serap Gorucu, researcher at PSU, recently discussed youth ag safety at the “Technology-based Distractions in Farming Youth” seminar December 6 at Marshfield Clinic Research Institute.
Agricultural plastics generated on a farm or business are a form of residual waste, as defined in the Pennsylvania Code, Title 25, Section 287.1.
Michael Pate has been appointed Nationwide Insurance Associate Professor of Agricultural Safety and Health in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.
An on-line training video developed by Penn State describes best practices for ensuring optimum fruit quality when harvesting apples.
Cumberland Valley, Central Columbia, and Columbia-Montour A.V.T.S. are winners in the Bridging Horizons Contest which promote success for farmers and their families with disabilities.
AgrAbility PA joined the National AgrAbility Project for a day of informing legislators, staffers, and legislative aides about the important and necessary role of assistive technology.
AgrAbility PA's inaugural Bridging Horizons Contest concluded this spring with two winners!