Pennsylvania Cover Crops: Is This the Year to Plant Green?

🕔Feb 22, 2019Farmers focused on getting the best establishment and maximum benefits from their cover crops chase the combine with a drill in a normal year, seeding cover crops as soon as […]

Corn, Soybeans: What’s New in Weed Control for 2019

🕔Feb 7, 2019New herbicide products and industry news about weed management. As in the recent past, there are absolutely no new herbicide modes of action. All the newer herbicide products are simply new […]

Pennsylvania: 2 Grain Marketing Workshops, Feb. 7, 8

🕔Jan 25, 2019Farmers experienced tight grain markets in 2018, making it especially important to ensure that they’re getting the best possible prices in 2019. To help sellers put together a winning grain-marketing […]

Pennsylvania: Compacted, Rutted Fields – What Can You Do?

🕔Jan 25, 2019Most farmers in Pennsylvania are acutely aware of the negative effects of tillage on soil — such as increased potential for runoff and soil erosion, increased water evaporation, increased decomposition […]

Pennsylvania: 3 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Flood

🕔Dec 10, 2018Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated three Pennsylvania counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Columbia, Lebanon and York counties who suffered losses due to excessive rain, flash flooding and […]

Pennsylvania: Late Year Weed Control

🕔Nov 2, 2018With dropping temperatures, many wonder if it is too late to control weeds? Not necessarily; but read below for some comments about this question.

Pennsylvania Cover Crops: Still Time to Plant

🕔Nov 2, 2018Cover crops are an essential part of sustainable cropping systems, particularly in no-till. Cover crops serve many purposes including: 1. Improvement of soil health due to additions of organic matter […]

Pennsylvania Wheat, Barley: Fall Herbicide Options

🕔Oct 19, 2018Dense populations of winter annual weeds can compete with wheat and barley in late fall and early spring and slow the rate of crop development potentially reducing yield. If winter […]

Pennsylvania: Biennial, Perennial Weed Control Is Best in Fall

🕔Sep 28, 2018Fall is an excellent time to manage biennial and perennial weeds. In particular, biennials such as common burdock, wild carrot, and bull, musk, and plumeless thistles are much easier to […]

Pennsylvania Soybeans: Minimize Harvest Loss, Maximize Cost per Bushel

🕔Sep 28, 2018Over the last several years of working with what I consider the top soybean producers in Lebanon County, I have learned the importance of timely harvest of soybeans. This week […]

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