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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
Figure 1. Infected wheat heads.
Small Grain Disease Update - News News

Small Grain Disease Update


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
Agronomy Guide (page 346)
Weed Control in Wheat and Carrier Selection - News News
Timing is crucial when controlling winter annual, perennial and spring germinating weeds in wheat. More
Cover crop test plot near Quarryville, PA showing winterkill on ryegrass strip
Excessive Growth Affecting Winter Survival of Cover Crops - News News
A warm fall and moisture can stimulate excessive small grain and cover crop growth. While this is a bonus if you were looking to take a late fall harvest, it is not a good thing for winter survival. More