Pennsylvania Corn: Is Your Nitrogen Still There?

🕔Jun 7, 2018There are many environmental factors that can lead to nitrogen losses, and nitrogen that is applied to a field significantly earlier than it will be utilized by the crop is […]

Pennsylvania Corn, Soybeans: Planting into Runaway Cover Crop Rye

🕔Jun 1, 2018Planting considerations Questions from various growers have come in to different Extension educators around the state concerning planting into ryleage or cover crop rye that has gotten away and is […]

Pennsylvania: Managing Soil Compaction from Small Grain Silage Harvest

🕔Jun 1, 2018Pennsylvania farmers are commonly using rye, triticale, and wheat for silage. These crops are typically followed by corn. When the spring is wet like this year’s, soil compaction caused during […]

Pennsylvania Corn, Soybeans: Pests Quiet, but Stay Vigilant

🕔Jun 1, 2018This time of year, when corn and soybeans are young and vulnerable, insect pest and slug populations can do their worst damage. Last season at this time, slug populations were […]

Pennsylvania Wheat: Assess Your Crops for Scab Levels

🕔Jun 1, 2018Just like waiting on the Polaroid photos of old, once wheat heads flower, it is a much less delightful waiting game to see if (and how much) head scab develops […]

Pennsylvania Corn: Time to Switch Corn Hybrid Maturities?

🕔May 28, 2018Looking at USDA’s Weekly Crop Progress as of May 20, planting progress is certainly behind where we would normally be on this date. Statewide, corn is reported as 35% planted, […]

Pennsylvania Corn, Soy: Assessing Populations and Replanting Decisions

🕔May 28, 2018About two weeks have passed since the last corn and soybeans have been planted and the seeds that are viable would have emerged if they were going to emerge. As […]

Pennsylvania: Herbicide Options, No-till Soybeans Without a Burndown or Residual

🕔May 28, 2018If you did not have an opportunity to spray your no-till soybean fields before planting, read about some weed control options.

Pennsylvania Corn: Residual Herbicides in Post Applications

🕔May 17, 2018The unusual weather patterns interspersed with recent rainy and windy periods have made it difficult for timely herbicide applications. In some cases, burndown herbicides and residuals were applied a few […]

Pennsylvania Wheat: When to Pull the Trigger on Fungicides

🕔May 17, 2018From a wheat disease perspective, many of us are looking at wheat that is approaching heading or flag leaf. Hopefully, you are scouting, and if so, you may be seeing […]

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