This year’s bloom was later than in 2017. With a later bloom and a cool rainy season, we initially wondered when this year’s apple crop would be ready to pick.
Scarf skin is a physiological disorder of apple fruit that causes a dull gray cloudy or waxy appearance on the surface of the peel (epidermis) where it is most readily observed on varieties with a red or dark red background.
The pest harms host plants and can render outdoor areas unusable by leaving behind honeydew, which attracts other insects and promotes the growth of sooty mold.
Penn State Law is offering farmers the opportunity to obtain free legal services through its Rural Economic Development Clinic.
This article describes a new test methodology that is available for growers that are interested in trying to predict the potential for a lot of fruit to develop bitter pit in storage.
The award recognizes an educator who has had a distinguished and outstanding career as an extension educator in horticultural science for 10 years or more.
Master Gardener initiatives help to restore bee populations, include the Pollinator Preference Program, which guides homeowners and gardeners on the best flower varieties to attract and support pollinators.
Penn State Extension's Master Watershed Steward Program recently received recognition from the state for its efforts to improve Pennsylvania's water quality.
The Penn State Flower Trials — in its 85th year — has a powerful benefit in Pennsylvania and beyond. Penn State's Southeast Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Manheim, Lancaster County, serves as the epicenter of the trials.
Peach blossoms are just starting to open this season, and full bloom will be more than a week later than normal.
Penn State Extension educators are looking beyond borders when it comes to outreach by offering Pennsylvania growers and industry personnel a firsthand look at agriculture in other countries.
This Penn State Extension publication, in Spanish and English, is designed for use by orchard employees - often the first individuals to detect a new occurrence of a fruit disease or insect pest.
Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences has been awarded funding for programs to help prevent serious injuries and to provide assistance to those farming with disabilities.
The Penn State Grape and Wine Team is supporting the blooming grape and wine industry.
Small business owners rely on Penn State Extension for help with food safety and research and development
Director of the Insect Identification Lab in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences knows his bugs
A new website is a "one-stop shop" for dairy sustainability information.