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Are Home Remedies a Good Solution? Penn State Extension Says No!
Are Home Remedies a Good Solution? Penn State Extension Says No! - Articles Articles
Many home remedies can be found on the internet, but are they the best choice? More
Corn earworm counts are rising throughout PA.
Vegetable - Small Fruit Production Issues: August 2, 2018 - News News
July started out dry and hot but transitioned quickly, with almost no warning, to very wet and hot. More
Pesticide Labels and SDSs
Pesticide Labels and SDSs - Articles Articles

Pesticide Labels and SDSs

Sharon I Gripp

Links to pesticide labels and SDSs. More
Blueberries are a high value crop in Pennsylvania.
Survey: Pollination Services of Blueberries in the Mid-Atlantic Region - News News
If you grow blueberries on your farm, please consider participating in this short survey. More
Japanese beetle on raspberries. Photo: Kathy Demchak, Penn State
Vegetable - Small Fruit Production Issues: July 12, 2018 - News News
Downy mildew was confirmed on cucumber in Mifflin County on July 11. Warmer weather throughout the state is helping crops along, but has also been good for insect pests. More
The potato leafhopper, Empoasca fabae, is a pest that is easy to overlook until the damage - called "hopperburn" - "burns" you. Photo: Penn State College of Agriculture
Vegetable - Small Fruit Current Issues: June 28 2018 - News News
Wet weather and variable temperatures across the state continue to be challenging for vegetable and berry production. More
Black rot on cabbage, caused by the bacterium Xanthomonas campestris pv. campestris. Note characteristic “V” shaped lesions starting at leaf margin. Photo: Lee Stivers, Penn State
Vegetable - Small Fruit Current Issues: Mid-June 2018 - News News
Cloudy weather, rainstorms, and variable temperatures across the state have slowed some crops and created very favorable conditions for disease development. More
Choosing a Qualified Pest Management or Lawn Care Company
Choosing a Qualified Pest Management or Lawn Care Company - Articles Articles
When you discover a pest problem in or around your home, such as the spotted lanternfly, the first step is to identify the pest. More
Pepper transplants. Photo: Tom Ford, Penn State
Vegetable - Small Fruit Current Issues: May 18, 2018 - News News
It’s no secret that this spring has been cold and wet across Pennsylvania. On many farms, planting has been delayed as much as three weeks, and many crops already in the ground are developing more slowly than usual. More
Photo 1. Blueberry blossom showing the characteristic flowers of this plant. Note that the flowers are closed, bell-shaped and pendant. Photo credit: Nicole Castle, contributed to Plant Village.
Who Pollinates Pennsylvania Blueberry Plants? - Articles Articles

Who Pollinates Pennsylvania Blueberry Plants?

Margarita López-Uribe, Ph.D., Shelby Fleischer, Ph.D., Kristal Watrous, Nolan Amon

Blueberries (genus Vaccinium) are a high-value crop in Pennsylvania and the United States, with an estimated value of at least $825 million to the US economy in 2014. More
Yellowmargined leaf beetle (YMLB) adult. Photo: Michael Skvarla, Penn State
Yellowmargined Leaf Beetle Serious Pest in Pennsylvania - Articles Articles

Yellowmargined Leaf Beetle Serious Pest in Pennsylvania

Michael J. Skvarla, Shelby Fleischer, Ph.D.

Yellowmargined leaf beetle (YMLB) (Microtheca ochroloma) is a serious pest of cruciferous crops. More
Pesticidas y la Salud de los Polinizadores
Pesticidas y la Salud de los Polinizadores - Articles Articles

Pesticidas y la Salud de los Polinizadores

Sharon I Gripp, Héctor Núñez Contreras

Penn State está a la vanguardia en asuntos relacionados con la salud de los polinizadores. More
Allium Leafminer Adult
Alert: The Allium Leafminer is active! - News News
The Allium Leafminer has emerged this week and we are already seeing feeding damage signs. Protect your crop! More
Transporting Pesticides in PA, Part 2 Transporting Pesticides in PA, Part 2 - Articles
Safety Recommendations and Legal Requirements More
Pesticide Storage and Security
Pesticide Storage and Security - Articles Articles

Pesticide Storage and Security

Sharon I Gripp, John Ayers, Ph.D., Kerry H. Richards, Ph.D.

This article describes the proper procedures for storing pesticides and application equipment. More
Figure 2. Pupae in base of allium plants. They have been in the pupal stage throughout the summer, and should emerge as adults this fall. Photo: L. Donoval.
Fall Re-Emergence of the Allium Leafminer - News News
It’s soon time for emergence of allium leafminer adults. More
Lo que Necesitas Saber para Desechar Pesticidas
Lo que Necesitas Saber para Desechar Pesticidas - Articles Articles
Desechar pesticidas inapropiadamente puede causar peligros serios a humanos, animales y medio ambiente. Esta hoja informativa provee recomendaciones de como desechar pesticidas en forma adecuada. More
Lo que Necesitas Saber a Cerca del Almacenamiento de Pesticidas
Lo que Necesitas Saber a Cerca del Almacenamiento de Pesticidas - Articles Articles
(What You Need to Know about Storing a Pesticide) El almacenamiento apropiado de los pesticidas ayuda a la prolongación de la vida útil del producto y también a la protección de la salud humana, animal y ambiental. More
Lo que Necesitas Saber a Cerca de Como Leer Etiquetas de Pesticidas
Lo que Necesitas Saber a Cerca de Como Leer Etiquetas de Pesticidas - Articles Articles
(What You Need to Know about Reading a Pesticide Label) Esta publicación explica el contenido en la hoja frontal de las etiquetas de los pesticidas y otros puntos importantes en el resto del documento. More
Lo que Necesitas Saber Para Protegerte Durante el Uso de Pesticidas
Lo que Necesitas Saber Para Protegerte Durante el Uso de Pesticidas - Articles Articles
(What You Need to Know about Protecting Yourself When Using Pesticides) Vestirse adecuadamente durante la descarga, la mezcla y la aplicación de pesticidas proporciona una barrera entre los pesticidas y el cuerpo humano. More
Escoger una Compañía Calificada para Control de Plagas o Mantenimiento de Césped
Escoger una Compañía Calificada para Control de Plagas o Mantenimiento de Césped - Articles Articles
(What You Need to Know about Choosing a Qualified Pest Management or Lawn Care Company) Muchos problemas de plagas necesitan de asistencia profesional. Esta publicación le ayudara para asegurarse que la compañía que usted contrate tenga los requisitos legales and conocimiento apropiado. More
Protect yourself with gloves, long-sleeved shirt, long pants and shoes or boots
What You Need to Know about Protecting Yourself When Using Pesticides - Articles Articles
Protective clothing used when mixing, loading, or applying pesticides provides a barrier between the pesticide and the human body. More
What You Need to Know about Disposing of a Pesticide
What You Need to Know about Disposing of a Pesticide - Articles Articles
Pesticide users must properly dispose of pesticide wastes, such as unused chemicals and pesticide containers. Improperly disposed pesticide wastes can create serious hazards for the environment. More
Keep Out of Reach of Children
What You Need to Know about Storing a Pesticide - Articles Articles

What You Need to Know about Storing a Pesticide

Sharon I Gripp, Kerry H. Richards, Ph.D.

A nationwide study by the Environmental Protection Agency revealed that almost one-half of surveyed households with children under the age of 5 had at least one pesticide stored within their reach. More
What You Need to Know about Reading a Pesticide Label
What You Need to Know about Reading a Pesticide Label - Articles Articles
Labels provide directions on how to mix, apply, store, and dispose of a pesticide product. Using a pesticide in a manner inconsistent with its labeling is a violation of federal law. More
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