The contest is open to all residents of Delaware County. Categories include Ornamental, Vegetable, Community and Youth.
We will be moving to our new Lock Haven office beginning June 11th.
Since the last carbohydrate model report on May 25, last Friday, weather conditions were optimal to induce fruit drop due to chemical thinner application.
Fire blight symptoms are widespread throughout Pennsylvania and Maryland. Growers are encouraged to use Apogee or Kudos to shut down tree growth to limit the spread of the disease in orchards.
There is a growing interest from business to encourage leadership skills, develop leadership abilities, and build leadership knowledge.
Newly awarded grant will be used to cover the cost difference between injecting and surface applying manure.
Insect and slug populations do not appear to be causing much damage, yet but keep scouting to understand local populations.
The warm wet weather the past couple of weeks together with high humidity is creating perfect conditions for a number of strawberry diseases.
Conditions were incredibly optimal for many tree fruit diseases during the month of May. Management strategies for pome and stone fruit diseases are discussed.
Reports of fire blight infections have started to occur. The dos and don’ts of managing fire blight infections are discussed.
iPIPE consortium brings emerging technology and stakeholders together to meet needs of monitoring and maintaining safe pipelines.
Penn State Extension sets up kiosks at produce auctions across the state to provide growers with timely information on disease and pest identification and management, invasive species alerts, and food safety.
The Penn State Fruit Research and Extension Center (FREC) is currently conducting needs assessments and would like to hear from Pennsylvania tree fruit growers.
Soil pH in a Survey of 27 High Tunnels in Pennsylvania
Vegetable production is becoming big business in Pennsylvania and the numbers seem to back it up.
New research shows when 18-24 year olds believe their cooking skills are very adequate, this predicts healthful eating patterns 10 years later for them and their families.
Corn planting is lagging behind, but favorable weather should allow for planting to continue. Should you stick to your original hybrids, or switch out to shorter season corn?