This article describes Pennsylvania’s Act 49 Commercial Manure Hauler and Broker Certification Program and provides interesting results from a recent industry survey that demonstrates program impact on participant knowledge.
This Conference featured a wide variety of cover crop presentations and networking opportunities for farmers, industry, government and non-government organizations, extension and research.
With the extreme rainfall over the last month, some farms may need to start emptying manure storages sooner than normal. Here are some points to consider when doing so.
One third of York County households are served by private water and septic. Home Water and Septic System Workshops help homeowners maintain these systems.
Poor planter performance is one of the major reasons for yield reduction in no-till. Take a few minutes to review this checklist to ensure optimum planter performance.
Inspecting the wellhead (above ground portion of the well) every year helps a well owner discover potential issues before they become expensive problems.
Heavy rainfall can cause severe soil erosion in fields. There are a few practices that you can use to reduce rill erosion.
Grassed Waterways are not maintenance free. Don’t let a bund prevent your waterway from performing its job.
When grazing on steep slopes care has to be taken to manage the grazing animals to avoid soil degradation.
Managing pastures for nutrient and soil retention is in the best interest of producers and the environment.
Your well requires regular maintenance, just like any other system in your home. Regular inspection and some simple steps will help safeguard your water supply.
Asian carp is a catchall name for four species of carp, silver, bighead, grass, and black carp from Southeast Asia that are now threatening the Great Lakes.