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.

Pennsylvania: Crop Insurance – Prevented Planting Details

🕔Jun 14, 2018Prevented Planting General Information You must have been prevented from planting the insured crop due to an insured cause of loss that is general to the surrounding area. You do […]

Pennsylvania Corn: Wet Weather and Herbicide Injury

🕔Jun 7, 2018With the wet weather we have experienced this spring, we are seeing herbicide injury particularly in corn from PRE applications. Although, various herbicides can cause injury during prolonged cool or […]

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 […]

Dicamba Injury Reports, 2018: What a Difference a Year Makes

🕔Jun 7, 2018We finished the 2017 season with approximately 2,700 cases under investigation by the various state Departments of Agriculture, and approximately 3.6 million acres of dicamba-injured soybean acres as reported by […]

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, […]

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