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Howard F. Schwartz, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org
Evaluation of Energy Beets as an Ethanol Feedstock in Pennsylvania - Articles Articles
Summary of findings from 2010 study of energy beets as an ethanol feedstock in Pennsylvania, by Roth, Stoltzfus, Collins, and Graybill. More
Managing Drought Stressed Corn
Managing Drought Stressed Corn - Articles Articles

Managing Drought Stressed Corn

Gregory W. Roth, Ph.D.

This article describes how to manage corn that is drought stressed and provides information on estimating yields, pricing, managing nitrates and feed quality and other information. More
Forage Sorghum
Forage Sorghum - Articles Articles

Forage Sorghum

Gregory W. Roth, Ph.D., Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D.

Forage sorghum is a large, warm-season, annual grass that is adapted to Pennsylvania and can be grown as a silage crop. More
Corn Silage Production and Management
Corn Silage Production and Management - Articles Articles

Corn Silage Production and Management

Gregory W. Roth, Ph.D., Jud Heinrichs

Corn harvested for silage is an important feed crop on most Pennsylvania farms, where cropland often is limited. More
Pre-sidedress Soil Nitrate Test for Corn
Pre-sidedress Soil Nitrate Test for Corn - Articles Articles

Pre-sidedress Soil Nitrate Test for Corn

Douglas Beegle, Ph.D., Gregory W. Roth, Ph.D.

Nitrogen (N) is important for optimum corn production. The total N requirement can be met in a number of ways. More
Summer-Annual Grasses for Supplemental or Emergency Forage
Summer-Annual Grasses for Supplemental or Emergency Forage - Articles Articles
Shortages of forage crops in Pennsylvania most often occur during the summer, when dry conditions have reduced the productivity of pastures, hay crops, or silage corn fields. More
Organic Corn Production
Organic Corn Production - Articles Articles

Organic Corn Production

Gregory W. Roth, Ph.D.

Over the past several years, the demand for organic corn has been increasing in our region. More
Biodiesel Safety and Best Management Practices
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Biodiesel Safety and Best Management Practices

Gregory W. Roth, Ph.D.

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Examine the processing and safety issues associated with making biodiesel fuel for small-scale noncommercial use and production. More
Considerations for Double-cropping Corn Following Hay in Pennsylvania
Considerations for Double-cropping Corn Following Hay in Pennsylvania - Articles Articles

Considerations for Double-cropping Corn Following Hay in Pennsylvania

Gregory W. Roth, Ph.D., Dennis Calvin, Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D., William S. Curran, Ph.D.

Learn the advantages and disadvantages of double-cropping corn following hay and to provide some recommendations for improving the success rate of the practice. More
Howard F. Schwartz, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org
Air Seeder and Corn Planter Comparison for Corn for Silage - Articles Articles
Air seeders are used primarily for seeding small grains and soybeans, but have the potential to plant corn as well. More
Considerations for Selecting Corn Hybrids in Pennsylvania
Considerations for Selecting Corn Hybrids in Pennsylvania - Articles Articles
Selecting the best corn hybrids can be a significant factor in the profitability of a corn production enterprise. More
Comparison of Twin and Single Row No-Till Corn Planted for Grain
Comparison of Twin and Single Row No-Till Corn Planted for Grain - Articles Articles
Research shows yield advantages to twin-row corn have occurred in some fields but have been somewhat inconsistent. More
Malting Barley in Pennsylvania
Malting Barley in Pennsylvania - Articles Articles

Malting Barley in Pennsylvania

Gregory W. Roth, Ph.D., Alyssa Collins, Ph.D., Austin Kirt

Demand for locally sourced malted barley, for local craft beer, has led to the development of malt houses in PA and other states in our region. More
Camelina Production and Potential in Pennsylvania
Camelina Production and Potential in Pennsylvania - Articles Articles

Camelina Production and Potential in Pennsylvania

Joel Hunter, Gregory W. Roth, Ph.D.

Camelina (Camelina sativa L.) was first cultivated in northern Europe during the Bronze Age. More
Recovery of Frosted Corn
Recovery of Frosted Corn - Articles Articles

Recovery of Frosted Corn

Gregory W. Roth, Ph.D.

The corn was uniformly frosted to the ground. All above ground green tissue was water soaked and limp. More
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