Soluble salts commonly found in soils are calcium, magnesium, sodium, chloride, sulfate, and bicarbonate. Potassium, ammonium, nitrate, and carbonate are also found, but in smaller quantities.
This article describes a new test methodology that is available for growers that are interested in trying to predict the potential for a lot of fruit to develop bitter pit in storage.
Complete a survey about organic grain crops! Your input will help gauge interest in an organic grain cooperative and creating educational resources.
On Saturday, April 28, 2018, Longwood Gardens presented a practical, bilingual course in English and Spanish to teach participants how to make a milpa in the 21st Century.
It is again time to look very carefully at pheromone traps placed in orchards.
The US Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) July drilling productivity report indicates growth in the seven major onshore unconventional shale basins for August.
Penn State Extension welcomed a new Field and Forage Crops Educator to York County in early July.
Nearly every farm has a 4-wheeler or utility vehicle used to assist with farm activities. Keep safety in mind when operating these vehicles.
Elizabeth A. Hines, Ph.D., was named Assistant Professor of Animal Science at Penn State, and serves as part of the Extension Livestock Team.
Stormwater management solutions are in action in the Stony Creek Watershed in Montgomery County
Several Penn State Extension staff took part in the Universities Council on Water Resources (UCOWR) Annual Conference held June 26-28 in Pittsburgh, PA.
Students from Wilson College visited the Cumberland County Penn State Extension office to learn how land use, ground water, and private water wells interconnect.
Penn State Extension recently completed a short video that explains the components of a water test report including how to interpret the results for drinking water.