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Workshop at Heritage Farm
Master Class: Soils, Urban Environments and Tough Choices - Workshops Workshops
Free
An overview of urban soils and their use in a variety of urban roles More
Vegetable crops at Heritage Farm
Growers' Series: Fertility Strategies for Vegetable Growing - Workshops Workshops
Free
Learn strategies for different vegetable crops and techniques for producing your own natural, low-cost fertilizers More
Diversified vegetable production in low-till cropping system
Growers' Series: Experiments in Low-Till Farming - Workshops Workshops

Growers' Series: Experiments in Low-Till Farming

03/20/2019

Philadelphia, PA

Free
Reducing tillage on the sustainable farm More
Growers' Series: Making and Using Compost
Growers' Series: Making and Using Compost - Workshops Workshops
Learn to transform recycled material from the land into super food for your farm or garden! More
Extendiendo la Temporada Productiva con Túneles Altos
Extendiendo la Temporada Productiva con Túneles Altos - Articles Articles
Los túneles altos ofrecen protección a las plantas de tierras saturadas de humedad y temperaturas bajas en la primavera y el otoño con lo cual se extiende la temporada productiva. More
Cómo Diagnosticar un Problema en la Planta – 101
Cómo Diagnosticar un Problema en la Planta – 101 - Articles Articles
¿Hay algún problema con su planta? ¿Cuál es la causa? No asuma que sabe la respuesta y accidentalmente trate el problema equivocado. More
Paper wasps typically build their nest in high protected structures such as house or barn eaves.
Should Growers Befriend Wasps? - Articles Articles
Small fruit and vegetable growers understand the role that honeybees, bumblebees, and solitary bees play in pollination of crops. More
Frank Peairs, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org
Flea Beetle - Articles Articles
The corn flea beetle is the most common species found in Pennsylvania attacking field corn. More
John C. French Sr., Retired, Universities:Auburn, GA, Clemson and U of MO, Bugwood.org
Corn Earworm in Sweet Corn - Articles Articles
The corn earworm, Helicoverpa zea , is a very important pest of sweet corn. It can also be a pest in tomatoes, cotton, sorghum, vetch, and other hosts. More
End of Season Clean-up
End of Season Clean-up - Articles Articles
Insect populations tend to slow when there is a cool growing season, but there is plenty of insect management activity to consider. More
Pests of Vegetables
Pests of Vegetables - Articles Articles

Pests of Vegetables

Shelby Fleischer, Ph.D.

A list of common pests and the vegetables they affect. More
Sweet Corn in the Home Garden
Sweet Corn in the Home Garden - Articles Articles
This article covers insect identification and control of some common pests of sweet corn. More
Sweet Corn Thresholds
Sweet Corn Thresholds - Articles Articles
The larvae of 3 species of moths (typically called "worms") infest sweet corn ears. The thresholds change with the growth stage of the corn. More
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign , Bugwood.org
Treated Seed for Flea Beetle and Stewart's Wilt Management in Sweet Corn - Articles Articles
Most of you are aware of the insecticide Admire or Provado (active ingredient is imidacloprid), for control of Colorado potato beetle and striped cucumber beetle. More
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign , Bugwood.org
Corn Flea Beetle and Bacterial Wilt - Articles Articles
Flea beetles overwinter as adults, thus winter temperatures have been useful in determining spring population pressure of adults. More
Insect Control Strategies for Vine Crops
Insect Control Strategies for Vine Crops - Articles Articles
Insects attack vine crops from the time of seeding until harvest. More
William Lambert, University of Georgia, Bugwood.org
Identifying Non-targets from Fall Armyworm Pheromone Captures - Articles Articles
Monitoring moth activity for the fall armyworm Spodoptera frugiperda is an important aid in making appropriate management decisions. More
University of Georgia , University of Georgia, Bugwood.org
European Corn Borer on Peppers - Articles Articles
The European corn borer, Ostrinia nubilalis (Hübner), is one of the five most important vegetable pests in Pennsylvania. More
Corn Rootworm in Sweet Corn
Corn Rootworm in Sweet Corn - Articles Articles
When considering insect management in sweet corn at planting, the first question is: "Did you rotate?". More
Howard F. Schwartz, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org
Instructions for Using Pheromone-Baited Traps for European Corn Borer - Articles Articles
Proper monitoring allows growers to increase spray frequency when populations are high and decrease spray frequency when populations are low. More
Photo credit Mary Ann Frazier, Penn State Extension.
Who are Our Pollinators? - Articles Articles

Who are Our Pollinators?

Christina Grozinger, Ph.D., Shelby Fleischer, Ph.D., Krishona Martinson

Approximately three quarters of our major food crops are pollinated. Here we will look at how wild bees provide insurance against ongoing honey bee losses. More
Small Striped Bee (Halictus). Photo USGS Bee Inventory.
What Can We Do to Encourage Native Bees? - Articles Articles

What Can We Do to Encourage Native Bees?

Christina Grozinger, Ph.D., Shelby Fleischer, Ph.D., Tianna DuPont

Pollinators need a diverse, abundant food source and a place to build their nests and rear their young. If we keep these two elements in mind we can encourage native bee populations. More
Drift herbicide damage on tomato.
Using Proper Herbicide Formulations to Prevent Damage - Articles Articles
Use the proper herbicide formulations to prevent damage to non-target plants. More
Soil Health: Soil Physical Properties
Soil Health: Soil Physical Properties - Videos Videos

Soil Health: Soil Physical Properties

Marley E Skinner, Megan Chawner, Tianna DuPont

5:23

Here we talk about some of the physical properties of soil including organic matter, aggregate stability, water infiltration and compaction. More
Safety Data Sheet Use
Safety Data Sheet Use - Articles Articles

Safety Data Sheet Use

Jim Harvey

Safety data sheets (SDS) provide detailed information about all chemicals and pesticides including the chemical properties, various hazards, protective measures, and safety precautions. More
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