Beef Checkoffs Unconstitutional Says Cattle Group – DTN

🕔May 24, 2019A cattle interest group has asked a federal court to declare unconstitutional 15 state beef checkoff programs, in a motion filed this week. Ranchers-Cattlemen Action Legal Fund, United Stockgrowers of […]

Cargill Feed Recall in 9 States Due to High Aflatoxin Levels

🕔May 14, 2019Cargill’s animal nutrition business is conducting a voluntary recall of select Southern States feed due to aflatoxin levels that exceed FDA’s action levels. The affected products, which were manufactured and […]

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 […]

Corn, 2018: Exceptional Yields in Central Illinois, Eastern U.S.

🕔Apr 16, 2019On a national basis, corn and soybean yields were near record-breaking levels in 2018, with exceptional yields in central Illinois and the eastern United States contributing heavily to those near-record […]

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 […]

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