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Problem Weeds in Field Crops: Managing Annuals and Biennials
Problem Weeds in Field Crops: Managing Annuals and Biennials - Online Courses Online Courses
$15.00
Learn management and herbicide use for weeds such as lambsquarters, Palmer amaranth, foxtails and crabgrass. Earn pesticide applicator recertification credits. More
Mary Burrows, Montana State University, Bugwood.org
Fall Weed Control in Wheat and Barley - Articles Articles

Fall Weed Control in Wheat and Barley

Dwight Lingenfelter, William S. Curran, Ph.D.

As fall weeds compete with wheat and barley establishment, below are some herbicide options to consider. More
Soil Sampling
Soil Sampling - Videos Videos

Soil Sampling

Rachel Milliron

5:02

In this video, learn how to take representative soil samples in agronomic fields. More
Western Pennsylvania craft fermented beverage industry is thriving, and beverage production is predicted to continue to grow.
Craft Beverage Working Group - Workshops Workshops
Discussion of local craft beverage market chain opportunities in Western PA More
Figure 1. Wheat seed and young seedlings affected by Fusarium graminearum (white arrows). (Photo credit: Brandon Wilt, PSU-PPEM.)
Wheat and Barley Diseases: What is in Your Seed? - Articles Articles

Wheat and Barley Diseases: What is in Your Seed?

Adriana Murillo-Williams, Alyssa Collins, Ph.D., Paul D. Esker

Seeds can serve as the vehicle for unwanted plant pathogens and weeds. Avoid the risks! More
Harvesting wheat trials in Pennsylvania. Image credit: Greg Roth
Winter Wheat and Barley Trials Posted - News News
Winter wheat and barley variety trials have been posted. Wheat yields were good, feed barley yields were variable and some of new malting barley lines continue to yield well. More
2018 Barley and Winter Wheat Performance Trials
2018 Barley and Winter Wheat Performance Trials - Articles Articles

2018 Barley and Winter Wheat Performance Trials

Mark Antle, Courtney Anchor, Gregory W. Roth, Ph.D.

Reports for winter barley and wheat performance trials conducted at Penn State in 2018. We will continue to update this site as more data becomes available on grain quality and other traits. More
Corn follows a small grain that was harvested for silage in the spring.
Double Cropping on Dairy Farms Field Day - Workshops Workshops
Learn about double cropping winter annual forage in a corn silage rotation with a farmer who is using it. This event is both indoors and outdoors. More
Problem Weeds in Field Crops: Managing Perennials
Problem Weeds in Field Crops: Managing Perennials - Online Courses Online Courses
$15.00
Learn management and herbicide use for perennial weeds such as multiflora rose, bindweeds and hemp dogbane. Earn pesticide applicator recertification credits. More
Agronomy Scout School
Agronomy Scout School - Workshops Workshops
This school will provide entry level crop scouts with an overview of the fundamentals necessary for scouting in corn, soybeans, forages, and small grains. More
Dairy, Livestock, and Crops Compliance Conference
Dairy, Livestock, and Crops Compliance Conference - Workshops Workshops
$10.00
Get production updates from Penn State experts in dairy, livestock, and crops, as well as receive your compliance credits in pest and nutrient management. More
Improve soil structure and infiltration by adding cover crops to your rotation.
Soil Health Workshop - Workshops Workshops
Learn how to improve your farm's soils and increase profitability through no-till, cover crops and crop diversity in this discussion-driven workshop. More
Organic Field Crop Growers Study Circle Meetings
Organic Field Crop Growers Study Circle Meetings - Workshops Workshops
The purpose of the study circle is to provide support and education to experienced and transitioning organic agronomic crop growers. More
2015 Winter Barley and Winter Wheat Performance Trials Report
2015 Winter Barley and Winter Wheat Performance Trials Report - Articles Articles
Penn State conducts variety performance trials with small grains (wheat and barley). More
2014 Winter Barley and Winter Wheat Performance Trials Report
2014 Winter Barley and Winter Wheat Performance Trials Report - Articles Articles
This article includes reports of winter barley and wheat performance trials conducted at Penn State in 2014. More
2016 Barley and Winter Wheat Performance Trials
2016 Barley and Winter Wheat Performance Trials - Articles Articles
Reports for winter barley, malting (spring and winter) barley, and wheat performance trials conducted at Penn State in 2016. More
2017 Barley and Winter Wheat Performance Trials
2017 Barley and Winter Wheat Performance Trials - Articles Articles
Reports for winter barley and wheat performance trials conducted at Penn State in 2017. Data is still being processed and files will be updated periodically. More
Figure 1. Infected wheat heads.
Small Grain Disease Update - News News

Small Grain Disease Update

06/14/2017

It’s time to see how your disease management approach worked in your wheat and barley. If you had disease, here’s what to do about it. More
Soybean field
Is Small Grain Herbicide Carryover a Concern? - News News
Most small grain herbicides used in our region do not limit double cropping soybean. However, other crops such as alfalfa may be restricted. More
Small grain maturity could be advanced in 2017.
Small Grain Maturity Advancing Rapidly - News News
Small grain crops are maturing earlier than normal. Now is the time to monitor maturity and make the necessary management adjustments to your timetable. More
Kansas Department of Agriculture, Bugwood.org
Wireworms as Pests of Field Crops - Articles Articles
Wheat wireworms and the eastern field wireworm are the predominant species that attack corn and other field crops in Pennsylvania. More
Joseph LaForest, University of Georgia, Bugwood.org
Weevils on Stored Grain - Articles Articles
Worldwide, three species of weevils are among the most destructive pests of stored grains, seeds, and grain products. These are the rice, granary, and maize weevils. More
James Kalisch, University of Nebraska, Bugwood.org
Stalk Borer - Articles Articles
The stalk borer has been recognized as a problem in Pennsylvania agriculture for 150 years. The larvae bore into stalks and stems and feed within the plants. More
Whitney Cranshaw, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org
Snailcase Bagworm - Articles Articles
The snailcase bagworm is a moth (family Psychidae) that was accidentally introduced into the United States from Europe in the 1940s. More
Clemson University - USDA Cooperative Extension Slide Series, Bugwood.org
Sawtoothed and Merchant Grain Beetle - Articles Articles
The sawtoothed grain beetle, and the closely related merchant grain beetle, can be found with other insects in contaminated stored grains in Pennsylvania. More
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