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Crop Cents Mobile App
Crop Cents Mobile App - Tools and Apps Tools and Apps

Crop Cents Mobile App

Timothy Beck, Virginia A. Ishler, Robert C. Goodling, Jr.

CropCents is a mobile app that calculates actual costs to produce home raised feeds for crop, dairy, and beef producers. More
H2OSolutions - Drinking Water App
H2OSolutions - Drinking Water App - Tools and Apps Tools and Apps
This app helps private water system owners and professionals evaluate drinking water from wells, springs and cisterns. More
Template Harmonized Food Safety Plan
Template Harmonized Food Safety Plan - Tools and Apps Tools and Apps
You can use this template to write your own "Field Operations and Harvesting" GAP plan. More
Compared to testing at room temperature, warm colostrum underestimates colostrum IgG and cold colostrum overestimates IgG.
Colostrometer Adjustment Spreadsheet - Tools and Apps Tools and Apps

Colostrometer Adjustment Spreadsheet

Coleen M. Jones, Jud Heinrichs

Adjust readings from a colostrometer to provide the value expected if colostrum was tested at 68°F. More
Dairy Heifer Diet Formulator - Spreadsheet
Dairy Heifer Diet Formulator - Spreadsheet - Tools and Apps Tools and Apps

Dairy Heifer Diet Formulator - Spreadsheet

Jud Heinrichs, Lucas Mitchell

Choose feeds from the library or enter the composition of feeds on your farm, then balance a diet to meet a targeted growth rate. More
Photo: Tara Baugher
Costs and Returns Calculator to Compare Blocks of Varying Tree Densities - Tools and Apps Tools and Apps
Compares costs and returns for medium vs high tree density orchard systems. More
Photo: Tara Baugher
Apple Target Fruit Calculator - Tools and Apps Tools and Apps
Conducts an economic analysis based on targeted apple yields and fruit size distributions. More
Photo: Tara Baugher
Peach Target Fruit Calculator - Tools and Apps Tools and Apps
Conducts an economic analysis based on targeted peach yields and fruit size distributions. More
Photo: Tara Baugher
Cost of Production Calculator - Tools and Apps Tools and Apps
Compares costs of production for multiple blocks and fruit types on a farm. More
Photo: Tara Baugher
Fuel Consumption Spreadsheet - Tools and Apps Tools and Apps

Fuel Consumption Spreadsheet

Tara Baugher, Alex Leslie

Spreadsheet for comparing fuel consumption based on row spacings and equipment size. More
Penn State Dairy Herd Metrics
Penn State Dairy Herd Metrics - Tools and Apps Tools and Apps

Penn State Dairy Herd Metrics

Robert C. Goodling, Jr.

A mobile application to assess heifer availability and needs for a dairy operation. Provides ability to investigate scenarios and economic impact. More
Photo credit: Amber Yutzy
Costs to Raise Replacement Heifers: Spreadsheet - Tools and Apps Tools and Apps
Provides a tool to determine the actual costs of raising heifers on any dairy operation. More
Photo credit: Amber Yutzy
Costs to Raise Replacement Heifers: Template - Tools and Apps Tools and Apps

Costs to Raise Replacement Heifers: Template

Timothy Beck, Heather Weeks

Example shows how to complete the Costs to Raise Replacement Heifers spreadsheet, uses data from Penn State research. More
Worker Protection Standard (WPS) Checklist Worker Protection Standard (WPS) Checklist - Tools and Apps
This checklist is a brief overview of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Worker Protection Standard (WPS) for agricultural pesticide requirements for compliance. More
Farm Margin Tool
Farm Margin Tool - Tools and Apps Tools and Apps

Farm Margin Tool

Timothy Beck, Robert C. Goodling, Jr., Virginia A. Ishler, Heather Weeks

The Farm Margin mobile application is the first step in calculating a dairy's break even cost of production. More
Testing water for EDC's.
Endocrine Disrupting Compounds (EDC) Footprint Calculator - Tools and Apps Tools and Apps
This footprint calculator will educate users about their consumption of EDC-containing products and help them to identify ways to reduce their footprint. More
Measuring a largemouth bass from a pond.
Fish Population Exercise - Tools and Apps Tools and Apps
This quick exercise will help you to determine the Proportional Stock Density (PSD) for your pond to help in managing the bass and bluegill population. More
Photo: Tara Baugher
Orchard Support System Costs Spreadsheet - Tools and Apps Tools and Apps
Compares costs of various support systems for various orchard block configurations. More
Photo: Tara Baugher
Orchard Nutrition - Calcium Rate Calculator for Individual Product Comparisons - Tools and Apps Tools and Apps
A calculator to allow you to make individual comparisons of calcium products. More
Photo by Tara Baugher
Spray Record-Keeping - Tools and Apps Tools and Apps
This spreadsheet should be used with a season-long Integrated Pest Management Plan. Talk to your Penn State Extension educator if you need help building one. More
Photo: Tara Baugher
Honeycrisp Multiple Harvest Calculator - Tools and Apps Tools and Apps

Honeycrisp Multiple Harvest Calculator

Lynn Kime, Tara Baugher

A spreadsheet tool to help you assess whether increasing the number of times you harvest Honeycrisp will be cost-effective based on potential reductions in premature fruit drop and bitter pit. More
Photo: Tara Baugher
Honeycrisp Stem-Clipping Calculator - Tools and Apps Tools and Apps

Honeycrisp Stem-Clipping Calculator

Lynn Kime, Tara Baugher

A tool to help you assess whether or not to stem clip Honeycrisp based on the potential increase in fruit packout versus increases in harvest costs. More
Calcium Rate Calculator for Determining Optimum Rate to Minimize Bitter Pit
Calcium Rate Calculator for Determining Optimum Rate to Minimize Bitter Pit - Tools and Apps Tools and Apps
A calculator to help you apply the optimum rate of calcium per season to minimize fruit bitter pit. More
Partially chopped field of corn for silage
Spreadsheet to Price Standing Corn for Silage - Tools and Apps Tools and Apps

Spreadsheet to Price Standing Corn for Silage

Timothy Beck, Virginia A. Ishler, Robert C. Goodling, Jr., Gregory W. Roth, Ph.D., Paul Craig, Douglas Beegle, Ph.D., Ken Griswold

Use this spreadsheet to price your standing corn for silage. More
Feed Value Calculator spreadsheet Feed Value Calculator spreadsheet - Tools and Apps
Calculates value of forages and concentrates using Petersen's constants; based on the price of corn, soybean meal, and average quality alfalfa hay. Feed values can then be compared to market prices. More
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