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Pennsylvania Corn: Fall Manure Management

Pennsylvania Corn: Fall Manure Management

👤By Douglas Beegle and Kelly Patches, Pennsylvania State University Extension Specialists 🕔Sep 26, 2017

After corn silage harvest is complete, one of the next jobs is spreading manure. Two important things to consider for fall manure application are timing and cover crop management. The best scenario would be if we did not have to

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Pennsylvania Corn, Soybeans: Crop Maturity Issues in Sept.

Pennsylvania Corn, Soybeans: Crop Maturity Issues in Sept.

👤By Gregory Roth, Pennsylvania State University Agronomist 🕔Sep 26, 2017

Our team’s observations have been that corn maturity has been lagging a bit due to the cool temperatures in August. In some areas, GDD accumulations have been lower than normal by 150 to 200 GDDs. Also, corn planting in some

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Pennsylvania Wheat: Eleventh Hour Reminders for Planting

Pennsylvania Wheat: Eleventh Hour Reminders for Planting

👤By John Rowehl, Pennsylvania State University Extension Agronomist 🕔Sep 26, 2017

The optimum period to plant wheat in the northern mountain and Laurel Highlands regions is upon us (Sept 20 – Oct 3). The optimum period for the hill and valley and the western lake plain regions is September 25-Oct 8.

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Pennsylvania: Soybean Herbicides and Rotation to Cover Crops

Pennsylvania: Soybean Herbicides and Rotation to Cover Crops

👤By William Curran and Dwight Lingenfelter, Pennsylvania State University Extension Specialists 🕔Sep 26, 2017

With soybeans beginning to turn yellow and dropping leaves, a number of farmers are considering cover crop establishment this fall. Remember that some herbicides can persist and potentially influence successful cover crop establishment. Both the 2017/18 Agronomy Guide (Table 2.1-13)

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Pennsylvania: Weed Control After Silage Harvest or in Fallow Settings

Pennsylvania: Weed Control After Silage Harvest or in Fallow Settings Updated

👤By William Curran and Dwight Lingenfelter, Pennsylvania State University Extension Specialists 🕔Sep 18, 2017

Control of weeds after silage harvest is possible but it depends on the weed species, timing, and condition after harvest.

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Pennsylvania: Including 2,4-D in the Burndown

Pennsylvania: Including 2,4-D in the Burndown

👤By William Curran and Dwight Lingenfelter, Pennsylvania State University Extension Specialists 🕔Sep 8, 2017

The use of 2,4-D in combination with glyphosate in the burndown program before establishing either cash crops or cover crops can aid in the control of a number of weeds including horseweed/marestail as well as help to prevent the evolution

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Pennsylvania Corn: Herbicides and Rotation to Cover Crops

Pennsylvania Corn: Herbicides and Rotation to Cover Crops

👤By William Curran and Dwight Lingenfelter, Pennsylvania State University Extension Specialists 🕔Sep 8, 2017

With silage harvest underway a number of farmers are considering cover crop establishment this fall. Remember that some herbicides can persist and potentially influence successful cover crop establishment. Both the 2017/18 Agronomy Guide (Table 2.1-12) and the 2017 Mid-Atlantic Weed

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Pennsylvania Corn, Soybeans: Managing Burcucumber and Other Late Season Weeds

Pennsylvania Corn, Soybeans: Managing Burcucumber and Other Late Season Weeds

👤By William Curran and Dwight Lingenfelter, Pennsylvania State University Extension Specialists 🕔Aug 23, 2017

As we move into corn silage harvest season, and with full season soybeans soon dropping their leaves, producers may notice some problem weed situations.

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Pennsylvania Soybeans: What to Do if You Have White Mold?

Pennsylvania Soybeans: What to Do if You Have White Mold?

👤By Paul Esker, Pennsylvania State University Extension Plant Pathologist 🕔Aug 23, 2017

We are receiving initial reports of white mold in soybean (causal agent: Sclerotinia sclerotiorum) in different areas of Pennsylvania (Figures 1 and 2). According to USDA-NASS (report date: August 20, 2017), over 60% of the soybean fields in Pennsylvania are

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Pennsylvania: Cover Crop Planting Season Has Arrived

Pennsylvania: Cover Crop Planting Season Has Arrived

👤By Sjoerd Willem Duiker, Pennsylvania State University Extension Soil Specialist 🕔Aug 9, 2017

The summer is drawing to an end and it is time to plant cover crops! Many cover crops need to be planted early to derive substantial benefit from them. Radishes have to be planted in August to develop a deep

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