Burcucumber (Sicyos angulatus), a native to North America, continues to be a serious weed problem in agronomic crops throughout the Northeast.
Although some pests migrate to Pennsylvania in the spring, some overwinter right here in Pennsylvania. Below are descriptions of some of the insect pests in field crops that overwinter in […]
This time of year often brings inclement weather such as ice, high winds, and lightning. These can often create power outage in rural areas. Farm sites rely on electricity to […]
New Updates to Crop Technologies and their corresponding herbicides including Xtend and Enlist Crops.
With the continuing concern over meeting Pennsylvania’s nutrient and sediment reduction targets set forth in the Chesapeake Bay Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL), the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), […]
Learn new product labels and label updates for the 2018 season.
This fall, I participated in workshops where a farmer claimed his soil organic matter increased by 1% per year. Is this a realistic goal to shoot for? The source of […]
I once read a statement; “Grain quality can never be improved during storage.” I cannot recall where I read it but the change to very cold temperatures serves as a […]
The frozen ground with variable snow cover across the state has led to some farmers choosing to take the time to spread delayed fall potassium applications. The frozen ground provides […]
Hybrid (corn) or variety (soybean) selection is very important to successful crop production. Nonetheless, it can be challenging to review all of the seed guides produced annually, especially as they […]