Pennsylvania: Soybean Performance Tests Available Online Jan 7, 2015

🕔Jan 7, 2015
The 2014 trials, conducted at three locations in Pennsylvania (Blair, Centre and Lancaster Counties) tested more than 100 varieties of early and late Round-Up Ready soybeans. Trials were also conducted […]

Pennsylvania Corn, Soybeans: Select 2015 Seed with Diseases in Mind Nov 4, 2014

🕔Nov 4, 2014
As you finish up your harvest and sit down to think about your seed options for next year, consider your options when it comes to genetic resistance to disease. Most […]

Pennsylvania Wheat, Barley: Fall Weeds Can’t be Left Unchecked Oct 15, 2014

🕔Oct 15, 2014
Dense populations of winter annual weeds can compete with wheat and barley in late fall and early spring and slow the rate of crop development potentially reducing yield. If winter […]

Pennsylvania Wheat: ALS-Resistant Chickweed on Increase Sep 30, 2014

🕔Sep 30, 2014
Common chickweed that is resistant to the ALS-inhibitor herbicides is increasing in prevalence in the state and the Northeast. The “Harmony-like ” herbicides are no longer effective for control of […]

Pennsylvania Soybeans: Minimize Harvesting Loss Sep 23, 2014

🕔Sep 23, 2014
Over the last several years of working with what I consider the top soybean producers in Lebanon County, I have learned the importance of timely harvest of soybeans. It has […]

Pennsylvania Soybeans: Management of Aphids, Grasshoppers Sep 2, 2014

🕔Sep 2, 2014
As we have noted in our soybean sentinel reports and previous issues of this newsletter, soybean aphids are present in Pennsylvania and quite common in some soybean fields, particularly in […]

Pennsylvania Alfalfa: Considerations in Timing of Fall Harvest Sep 2, 2014

🕔Sep 2, 2014
Traditionally, the recommendation has been NOT to harvest alfalfa 4-6 weeks (critical period) before the 1st killing frost. And that is still very safe advice! However, poor hay making weather […]

Pennsylvania: Corn Silage Harvest is Coming Sep 2, 2014

🕔Sep 2, 2014
It’s taken awhile, but corn silage harvest is about to get into high gear. We tested three hybrids on Monday from the Lancaster/Lebanon area and found they are at or […]

Pennsylvania Corn: Resistant Rootworm Finds Home in State Aug 12, 2014

🕔Aug 12, 2014
For the past few years, folks in Pennsylvania have heard reports from midwestern states of continuous corn growers struggling to control populations of western corn rootworms that developed resistance to […]

Pennsylvania: Ag Progress Days Slated Aug. 12-14 at State College Jul 29, 2014

🕔Jul 29, 2014
Ag Progress Days, Pennsylvania’s largest outdoor agricultural exposition, is being held Aug. 12-14. Ag Progress Days features the latest technology and research exhibits, educational programs, and guided tours. Sponsored by […]

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