Industrial hemp is reported to have hundreds, if not thousands of uses. Penn State Extension educators spend some time with growers on their farms looking at hemp growing for CBD […]
When making decisions during the 2021 corn growing season regarding the need and use of foliar fungicides, it is important to consult the updated fungicide efficacy for control of corn diseases […]
As spring approaches, small grain weeds can become a problem. Certain herbicides can be applied in different nitrogen fertilizer carriers, but timing is critical.
The 2021 winter had extended periods of snow cover across the Commonwealth. With the recent (and in some areas rapid) reduction in snow cover, we have received questions about the […]
Early burndown herbicide applications can provide more effective weed control as compared to those near planting.
Pennsylvania: Looking at Grain Marketing Decisions Jan 22, 2021
Did I Sell My Grain Too Soon? It is best not to look back at individual grain marketing decisions you made for your 2020 crop but rather average all your […]
Pennsylvania: Nitrogen Management in Winter Wheat Jan 22, 2021
Nitrogen is an essential nutrient, and often the most yield-limiting, for winter wheat production. It serves to promote tillering, enable photosynthesis, and build protein in the grain. To achieve each […]
Their winning yield in the 2020 competition was 100.69 bushels per acre. The mean yield of the contest entrants in 2020 was 80.59 bu./acre, down from the 2019 average of […]
The growing demand for organic livestock, poultry, and eggs is driving Pennsylvania’s #3 ranking for organic sales in the U.S., following #1 ranked California and #2 Washington. The demand for […]
Pennsylvania: Interested in Cover Crop Interseeding? Dec 22, 2020
In the coming year(s), Penn State will be leading a regional, SARE-funded project to better understand the agronomic, environmental, and economic challenges that prevent the adoption of cover crop interseeding […]