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Under the Ground
Under the Ground - Workshops Workshops

Under the Ground

04/01/2019

$100.00
Subscribe your agricultural business to better understand and enhance how you appear in the eyes of the customer. More
Agricultural Safety Expo
Agricultural Safety Expo - Workshops Workshops

Agricultural Safety Expo

02/22/2019

State College, PA

Free
Agricultural safety demonstrations and other displays will be featured at his year's 2nd annual expo for folks with ag-related interests. Come join us! More
Adult spotted lanternflies. Photo Credit: E. Smyers
Control de la Mosca Linterna con Manchas para el Público en General - Articles Articles

Control de la Mosca Linterna con Manchas para el Público en General

Heather L Leach, Dave Biddinger, Ph.D., Grzegorz (Greg) Krawczyk, Ph.D.

Las MLM son una plaga invasora destructiva que amenaza la agricultura, la industria maderera y ornamental y las plantas de jardín. More
Spotted lanternfly feeding on grapevine. Image by Erica Smyers.
Updated Insecticide Recommendations for Spotted Lanternfly on Grape - Articles Articles
Insecticide recommendations for spotted lanternfly in grape, updated January 2019. More
Updated Insecticide Recommendations for Spotted Lanternfly on Tree Fruit
Updated Insecticide Recommendations for Spotted Lanternfly on Tree Fruit - Articles Articles
Insecticide recommendations for spotted lanternfly in tree fruit, updated January 2019. More
Controlling Tree of Heaven: Why it Matters
Controlling Tree of Heaven: Why it Matters - Videos Videos

Controlling Tree of Heaven: Why it Matters

David R. Jackson

3:53

Learn about the invasive tree-of-heaven, commonly found in Pennsylvania, and how you can use it to help control another invasive species, spotted lanternfly. More
Tree of Heaven: Accurate Identification
Tree of Heaven: Accurate Identification - Videos Videos

Tree of Heaven: Accurate Identification

David R. Jackson

3:47

Learn the distinguishing characteristics of the invasive tree-of-heaven that you can use to accurately identify it. More
Penn State C Loveland
Penn State Extension Offers Free Videos With Tools to Aid Community Meetings - News News
Penn State Extension's video series, "Community Conflict: Finding Middle Ground" provides strategies for civil engagement on 'hot button' topics. More
Ag Profitability Workshop Series: Farm Financials
Ag Profitability Workshop Series: Farm Financials - Workshops Workshops
$25.00
In this intense managerial business workshop, join us for an evening of farm business, farm financial analytics, and food. More
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Are You Pricing Your Custom Services Correctly? - Articles Articles
The prices you set for your services should move you toward achieving your long-term business goals. At the same time, consider how you are looking to position yourself in the business landscape. More
Mapping your demographics will help you spend your marketing budget wisely.
Marketing Research Basics: Identifying Your Target Market - Articles Articles
If you plan on direct marketing of your farm products, marketing research plays a crucial role in the development of a marketing strategy and plan. More
Forest Landowner Conference
Forest Landowner Conference - Conferences Conferences

Forest Landowner Conference

02/16/2019

Clarion, PA

$25.00
Forest landowners are invited to learn about management options available in order to maintain a healthy forest. More
Cucumber
Cucumber Production - Articles Articles

Cucumber Production

Elsa Sanchez, Ph.D., Francesco Di Gioia, Ph. D., Lynn Kime, Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D., Michael Orzolek, Ph.D., Steve Bogash

Multiple markets exist for growers with fewer than 5 acres, and many field operations, such as land preparation, planting, and harvesting, can be custom hired. More
Araneus saevus male
Fierce Orbweaver - Articles Articles

Fierce Orbweaver

Steve Jacobs

Araneus saevus is found from Canada into the northern United States. It can be seen in forested areas and suburbia with mature landscape plantings. More
Photo by Heather Manzo
Non-Grain Ag Inputs for the Local Craft Beverage Industry - Articles Articles
Learn about growing alternative agricultural inputs for the local craft beverage industry in western PA. More
Photo by Heather Manzo
Value of Growing for the Local Craft Beverage Industry - Articles Articles
What is the value to farmers of growing inputs for the local craft beverage industry in western PA? More
There Is An “I” in Team: The Four I's of Leadership Explained
There Is An “I” in Team: The Four I's of Leadership Explained - Articles Articles
There is a growing interest from business to encourage leadership skills, develop leadership abilities, and build leadership knowledge. More
Inspirational Leadership Matters: The Four I's of Leadership
Inspirational Leadership Matters: The Four I's of Leadership - Articles Articles
There is a growing interest from business to encourage leadership skills, develop leadership abilities, and build leadership knowledge. More
What is Your Preharvest Marketing Strategy?
What is Your Preharvest Marketing Strategy? - Workshops Workshops

What is Your Preharvest Marketing Strategy?

Multiple Options Available

$65.00
Learn how to put together a winning grain-marketing game plan for your farm operation. More
Photo: Loy Elliot
Grant and Loan Opportunities for Starting your Farm - Articles Articles
There is very little grant money available but here are a few resources for loan and grant organizations to help you as you start or grow your farm. More
John Grande, Snyder Research Station showing how to modify your sprayer.
Better Coverage From Your Backpack Sprayer - Articles Articles
If you rely on a backpack sprayer, it is important to choose the right sprayer, calibrate correctly, measure correctly and use the right nozzles. More
Timber Market Report: 2018 3rd Quarter
Timber Market Report: 2018 3rd Quarter - Articles Articles

Timber Market Report: 2018 3rd Quarter

Charles David Ray, Ph.D.

Timber stumpage and pulpwood prices in Pennsylvania, for the third quarter of 2018. July-September 2018. More
Woods in Your Backyard Webinar Series
Woods in Your Backyard Webinar Series - Webinars Webinars

Woods in Your Backyard Webinar Series

07:00 PM 02/06/2019 - 08:00 PM 03/27/2019

$40.00
Explore planning and implementing simple stewardship practices on your lot to create and enhance natural areas and make a positive impact on the environment. More
Introduction to Herbicides and Forest Vegetation Management Webinar Series
Introduction to Herbicides and Forest Vegetation Management Webinar Series - Webinars Webinars
Free
Join us for an introductory three-part webinar series and learn how to use herbicides to control forest vegetation. More
Image produced by Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture.
Pesticide 101 for New and Beginning Farmers - News News
Whether you are taking over the family farm or starting from scratch, conventional or OMRI approved pesticides will probably be part of your pest management program. More
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