Pennsylvania Soybeans: Sudden Death Syndrome and Brown Stem Rot – How to Tell the Difference

🕔Aug 23, 2018Conditions that favor one type of soybean stem disease often favor many. This is one reason we tend to see increased reports of sudden death syndrome (SDS), brown stem rot […]

Pennsylvania: Control Weeds Now to Reduce Seed Bank for Next Year

🕔Aug 23, 2018Now is the time to think about controlling summer annual weeds prior to seed set in cropping situations where this is possible. Preventing seed production is important for driving down […]

Pennsylvania Corn: Avoiding Mycotoxins in Grain and Silage

🕔Aug 10, 2018In Pennsylvania and the surrounding region, growers often face challenges brought on by persistent moist conditions and other weather factors. One of these challenges include corn ear and stalk rots, […]

Pennsylvania Corn: Potential Nitrogen Losses from Extreme Summer Rainfall

🕔Aug 2, 2018Generally speaking, excess moisture in the soil profile is one of the main causes of nitrogen (N) losses in crop production. These types of losses are due to either leaching […]

Pennsylvania: Suspect You’re Hit by Herbicide Drift? Here’s What to do Next.

🕔Jul 13, 2018If herbicide drift is suspected on sensitive plants, certain procedures must be followed to properly investigate and document the situation.

Pennsylvania Corn: Early-Season Fungicide – When Does it Help?

🕔Jul 9, 2018The question of the benefit of fungicide applications at a V5-V7 timing comes up a lot. It’s an attractive option because at that time the corn is short enough to […]

Pennsylvania Soybeans: Tips to Double Crop After Wheat or Barley

🕔Jul 9, 2018I have seen fields planted directly after barley that did emerge almost immediately with the rains. We have ample moisture in the soil right now and it appears that some […]

Pennsylvania Soybeans: Weed Break Through at Mid Season

🕔Jul 9, 2018As we proceed through the growing season, there are a few issues surrounding weed control and herbicide use. Below are some items to consider.

Pennsylvania: Eliminating Soil Erosion – 3 Tips

🕔Jun 22, 2018It is time to get serious about soil erosion. Soil is the skin of the earth and yet we are peeling it off slowly as erosion continues above what is […]

Pennsylvania: Auxin Herbicide Drift and Temperature Inversions

🕔Jun 14, 2018Temperature inversions can cause dicamba and 2,4-D to move great distances after application. Learn about the details below.

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