Pennsylvania Winter Meetings and Workshops – Here’s the Schedule Jan 10, 2020

🕔Jan 10, 2020
The Penn State Extension Agronomy Team has numerous conferences and workshops scheduled in the next few months. The regional Crops Conferences are one-day seminars that offer opportunities to earn pesticide, nutrient management, and […]

Pennsylvania: Is It Too Late to Control Weeds? Nov 1, 2019

🕔Nov 1, 2019
As temperatures get colder, some people wonder if it is too late to control weeds, especially perennials.

Pennsylvania: Fall’s the Time to Sample for Parasitic Nematodes Oct 31, 2019

🕔Oct 31, 2019
Plant parasitic nematodes that feed on soybean roots include lance, sting, lesion, root knot, and soybean cyst nematodes (SCN). Yield losses caused by SCN are greater than losses caused by any […]

Pennsylvania Corn: Which Bt Traits Are Right for Your Operation? Sep 27, 2019

🕔Sep 27, 2019
Now that we have entered autumn, many farmers are starting to think about buying corn seed for 2020. This is the perfect time to reflect upon the value of the […]

Pennsylvania: Interpreting Your Soil Test Reports Sep 27, 2019

🕔Sep 27, 2019
Soil tests are tools that allow you to understand soil fertility in your fields. With the basic soil sampling tests and techniques, you can get an estimate of the average […]

Pennsylvania Soybeans: Minimize Harvest Loss, Maximize Cost per Bushel Sep 12, 2019

🕔Sep 12, 2019
Editor’s Note: For accompanying tables see the original article at the Source URL at the bottom of the page. Over the last several years of working with what I consider […]

Pennsylvania: 2 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Floods Sep 10, 2019

🕔Sep 10, 2019
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated two Pennsylvania counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Lackawanna and Wayne counties who suffered losses due to excessive rain, flash flooding, and flooding […]

Pennsylvania: Herbicides – Post Applications, Harvest Interval Considerations Jul 26, 2019

🕔Jul 26, 2019
Many of the corn and soybean crops are getting beyond the growth stage for a post herbicide application. So, be aware of application restrictions if the crop is being harvested […]

Pennsylvania Corn: Heat, Drought Stress During Pollination Jul 24, 2019

🕔Jul 24, 2019
We can plant on the optimum date, fertilize exactly as our soil test recommends, have perfect pest control…and then, Bam! We get whacked with a heat wave or drought period […]

Pennsylvania Soybeans: Early-Season Stand Assessment Jun 28, 2019

🕔Jun 28, 2019
As soybean fields begin to emerge, you may notice some variable stands. Now can be a perfect time to examine those fields and make management decisions on whether to fill […]

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