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Spotted Wing Drosophila Update - News News

Spotted Wing Drosophila Update

07/05/2012

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
2014: The Year of Fire Blight (photo courtesy of B. Lehman)
Disease Update: The Fire Blight Saga Continues - News News
Fire blight is being reported throughout Pennsylvania and Maryland. Management strategies are discussed for dealing with active fire blight infections. More
Supporting Farmers in their Start-Up and Establishing Years
Supporting Farmers in their Start-Up and Establishing Years - News News
Penn State is teaming up with establishing farmers to help new farmers become more profitable, productive, and sustainable. More
Young Latino growers learn how to scout an orchard during a hands-on field training.
Learning Preferences of Next Generation Farmers - News News
Penn State Extension is assessing how best to tailor our outreach and extension programming for those of you who will be the next generation of farmers. More
Study circle locations across Pennsylvania
Western Hub Study Circle - News News

Western Hub Study Circle

06/10/2016

Penn State Extension has teamed up with beginning and establishing growers across the state to offer study circle discussion groups. More
Learn Now Videos provide concise, step by step information for growers in a variety of subject areas on demand.
Tree Fruit Extension Programming On Demand - News News
The Penn State Tree Fruit Extension team is launching a series of videos which provide information on areas of interest to beginning growers in ten minutes or less. More
Start with the right tools: production guides, paper, pen, and a farm map!
Where Do I Put My Crops? A Quick Guide to Planning a Vegetable Crop Rotation - News News
Starting up a new vegetable farm requires a lot of planning. More
Videos have been translated into Spanish by native speakers to explain horticultural topics important to Hispanic and Latino fruit producers.
Extension Translates Tree Fruit Videos into Spanish - News News
The Penn State Extension Tree Fruit team has created new videos for Spanish speaking fruit growers. More
Be sure to remove cankers from trees when pruning. (Photo: K. Peter)
More Tree Fruit Disease Management Tips For 2017: Canker Management - News News
Sanitation is the best offense for disease management, especially when it comes to canker removal. More
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
Cornell Carbohydrate Model Results for May 1, 2017
Cornell Carbohydrate Model Results for May 1, 2017 - News News
The orchard site near the North East, PA Escarpment hit full bloom on Wednesday April 26 and is now included in our tables and charts. 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
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Boost Flavor with Citrus - News News

Boost Flavor with Citrus

01/06/2017

Citrus fruits are very nutritious and an especially good source of vitamin C and other nutrients. Add excitement to winter meals and snacks with a burst of citrus flavor. More
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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
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