Pennsylvania Corn: Burndown Herbicide Suggestions

🕔Apr 23, 2019There are various herbicide options for burndown in no-till corn. Here are some products to consider and comments on best-use practices about each.

Pennsylvania: Early Preplant Herbicides – How Early Can They Be Sprayed?

🕔Apr 23, 2019Historically, we have not recommended early preplant herbicide application in our region with a couple of exceptions, such as for marestail control. In general, residual herbicides applied more than two […]

Pennsylvania Industrial Hemp: 2019 Permit Deadline Set

🕔Apr 15, 2019Following the announcement of the 2018 Farm Bill, which changed the federal designation of this crop, the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA) reopened the 2019 permit application process for growing […]

Pennsylvania: Soil Compaction Threat Is High This Spring

🕔Apr 12, 2019On Monday the week of April 9, 2019, we were trying to create compaction using a 36-ton manure truck for a demonstration in preparation for Penn State’s Diagnostic Field Clinic […]

Pennsylvania: 33 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Floods

🕔Mar 26, 2019Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 33 Pennsylvania counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers who suffered losses caused by excessive rain, flash flooding and flooding that occurred on or after […]

Pennsylvania: Wheat Stand Assessment

🕔Mar 22, 2019Some wheat fields get planted late every year and adequate plant population and fall tillering may not have been achieved. As winter grains are greening up growers are able to […]

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 […]

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