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Leaning Towards the Mediterranean
Leaning Towards the Mediterranean - News News
Perhaps you have been thinking about trying the healthy Mediterranean cuisine. It's not as difficult as you may think - try some of these tips to get started! More
Ideas On Herbicide Resistance Shared At Regional Meeting Ideas On Herbicide Resistance Shared At Regional Meeting - News
A productive discussion was had in Lancaster on the challenges, successes, and needs going forward for managing herbicide resistant weeds in the mid-Atlantic. More
Photo: Bryan Swistock, Penn State University
Private Water System Education Workshop Held in York County - News News
One third of York County households are served by private water and septic systems. Home Water and Septic System Workshops assist homeowners in maintaining these systems. More
Organic Field Crop Study Circles in Pennsylvania
Organic Field Crop Study Circles in Pennsylvania - News News
Study Circle meetings provide a relaxed atmosphere where participants share information with each other as well as learn from and ask questions of the experts. More
Codling moth male adult in pheromone trap. Photo: G. Krawczyk, Penn State
Insect Bytes for June 02, 2017 - News News

Insect Bytes for June 02, 2017

08/31/2017

The tufted apple bud moth (TABM), obliquebanded leafroller (OBLR) and codling moth (CM) continue their flights in most orchards across Pennsylvania. More
Map of cucurbit downy mildew currently reported along the east coast as of 26 July 2017 (cdm.ipmpipe.org).
Vegetable Disease Updates for July 26, 2017 - News News
The rainy weather is not letting up and neither is downy mildew pressure. More
Corn earworm counts increased in this farm in Montgomery County, PA. Photo: A. Frankenfield, Penn State
PestWatch Report - August 30, 2017 - News News
Corn earworm counts spiked to a 3-4 day threshold in Erie, Fayette, Lycoming, Washington, Westmoreland, and York Counties. More
Codling moth injured apple fruit. Photo: G. Krawczyk, Penn State
Entomology Update for August 30, 2017 - News News
As harvest approaches and the bins are being moved to the orchard, we need to remember that a number of important pests are still present in the orchards. More
Image: Penn State
Energy, environment seed grants available to Penn State researchers - News News
The Institutes of Energy and the Environment (IEE) has announced the availability of seed grant funds focused on energy and the environment. More
Photo: K. Demchak, Penn State
Spotted Wing Drosophila Update - News News

Spotted Wing Drosophila Update

09/13/2017

Clouds of spotted wing drosophila are still around our raspberries, and it’s apparent this pest is going to be a challenge every year for the foreseeable future. More
Dried black-eyed peas.
Beans and Greens: Food Traditions for the New Year - News News
Many cultures have customs and traditions centered on food. To celebrate health and well-being for the new year, beans and greens are symbolic menu items full of good taste and nutrition . More
Excessive vigor leads to poor calcium levels. Photo: Rob Crassweller
A Look Back on 2016 and Calcium Problems - News News
We heard and saw many problems with calcium deficiencies in commercial orchards this past year. More
Moldy core in Red Delicious. (Photo: K. Peter)
Moldy Core Of Apple - News News

Moldy Core Of Apple

08/31/2017

Moldy core is characterized by the growth of fungus mycelium within the apple fruit seed cavity, without penetration into the flesh of the fruit. More
Courtesy Penn State MCOR
Three Research Papers Look at Various Economic Aspects of Shale Development - News News
In the past few months, three papers from various institutes have been published, looking at different aspects of the economics of the shale revolution. More
Big Spring FFA
2017 Farm Safety and Health Quiz Bowl Finals - News News
At the Finals, FFA chapters and 4-H clubs throughout the state tested their knowledge during the final round of competition at the 2017 PA Farm Show. More
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