Pennsylvania Soybeans: Testing Your Fields for SCN Oct 22, 2022

    🕔Oct 22, 2022
    Soybean cyst nematode is a microscopic roundworm that feeds on roots. Since it was first discovered in the US in 1954, the nematode is now present in every state where […]

    Pennsylvania: Tips for Your Fall Soil Fertility Check-Up Oct 7, 2022

    🕔Oct 7, 2022
    As another growing season wraps up, and fertilizer prices continue to be high, there are several things worth considering as you begin to manage soil fertility levels for next year’s […]

    Pennsylvania: Herbicide Recommendations for Winter Small Grains Oct 7, 2022

    🕔Oct 7, 2022
    Dense populations of winter annual weeds can compete with fall-seeded wheat, barley, and other small grains in late fall and early spring and slow the rate of crop development potentially […]

    Pennsylvania Soybeans: Minimize Harvesting Loss and Maximize Cost Per Bushel Sep 30, 2022

    🕔Sep 30, 2022
    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. This week […]

    Pennsylvania Corn: Caterpillar Damage in Your Ears Sep 23, 2022

    🕔Sep 23, 2022
    When silage harvest is underway, folks scout their fields to assess crop progress. This effort, of course, includes inspecting plants and opening husks, and some people find insects and damage […]

    Pennsylvania: Scout Fields for Palmer Amaranth, Waterhemp to Prevent Harvest Spread Sep 23, 2022

    🕔Sep 23, 2022
    Palmer amaranth and waterhemp, which are resistant to multiple herbicide groups, continue to spread within regions of Pennsylvania. Scouting for new introductions or weed escapes in soybean and corn prior […]

    Pennsylvania Corn: Scouting for Stalk Rots Sep 21, 2022

    🕔Sep 21, 2022
    Factors that impact the development of stalk rots include carbohydrate stress due to things like pests and diseases, fertility, water, and hybrid genetics. When different abiotic or biotic factors stress […]

    Pennsylvania: Winter Wheat Planting Recommendations Sep 21, 2022

    🕔Sep 21, 2022
    The time for planting winter wheat is approaching. Here are some basic planting considerations based on The Penn State Agronomy Guide. Planting time Ideal planting dates are (see map in […]

    Pennsylvania: Cover Crop Seeding Rates Sep 21, 2022

    🕔Sep 21, 2022
    With corn silage harvest under way, we are moving into cover crop seeding season across the Commonwealth. Cereal rye remains an important dual-purpose cover crop in the region due to […]

    Pennsylvania: Weed Seeds This Fall Means More Weeds Next Spring Aug 27, 2022

    🕔Aug 27, 2022
    Now is the time to think about controlling summer annual weeds prior to seed set in cropping situations where possible. Preventing seed production is important for driving down the weed seed bank […]


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