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PA Agronomic Education Society Conference is Next Week - News News
There is still time to register for the PA Agronomic Education Conference! Dates are Thursday, January 16th (8AM to 5PM) and Friday, January 17th (7:30AM to 2PM). More
Price paid for grain will vary depending on how a buyer handles moisture and contaminants. Photo credit: Heidi Reed
Understanding Grain Discount Schedules - Articles Articles

Understanding Grain Discount Schedules

乐动体育注册 Heidi Reed

Discount schedules vary from mill to mill and can be hard to understand; this article will give you confidence in interpreting this year’s weigh tickets and marketing next year’s grain. More
Registration is Open for the PA Agronomic Education Conference
Registration is Open for the PA Agronomic Education Conference - News News
2020 is quickly approaching and so is a great opportunity to earn continuing education credits at the annual PA Agronomic Education Society Conference! More
A closeup image of an industrial hemp fiber variety planted at the Southeast Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Landisville, PA (Credit: Brittany Clark)
Industrial Hemp Budgets Available to Guide Decision-Making - News News
New industrial hemp budgeting tools are available to help producers outline operational expenses and determine profitability. More
Local grains could supply a growing craft beverage industry in Pennsylvania. Photo Credit ImageRelay
Craft Beverage Meeting - Workshops Workshops
Make connections between maltsters, brewers, distillers, and related stakeholders More
Heavy Use Area funded in part by Small Business Advantage Grant
Pennsylvania Small Business Advantage Grant for BMPs - News News
Best Management Practices (BMPs) for water and agriculture management may be eligible for funding through Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). More
Planting cover crops in corn silage stubble. (Penn State: Sjoerd Duiker)
Cover Crops after Corn Silage - News News

Cover Crops after Corn Silage

08/28/2019

Corn silage harvest has started; and this opens a great opportunity to establish cover crops. During this short window, your cover crop options are wide open. More
Harvesting Soybeans. Photo by Andrew Frankenfield
Market Facilitation Program Sign-up Now Open - News News
Are you a farmer whose commodities have been directly impacted by unjustified foreign retaliatory tariffs, resulting in the loss of traditional export markets? The Market Facilitation Program was created for producers just like you. More
Organic Grain Crop Enterprise Budgets
Organic Grain Crop Enterprise Budgets - Tools and Apps Tools and Apps

Organic Grain Crop Enterprise Budgets

Sarah Cornelisse, Kristy Borrelli, Ph.D., Mary Barbercheck, Ph.D., Barbara Baraibar Padro

Customizable spreadsheets will assist organic grain farmers to estimate profitability and document management of a 3-year crop rotation. More
Extension Educators, millers, and grain brokers evaluate wheat in Adams County on June 7. Photo credit: Heidi Reed, Penn State Extension
Wheat Tour Shows Promising 2019 Crop - News News
Winter wheat quality and yield look better than 2018. More
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Crop Insurance Prevented Planting Coverage for Field Crops - News News
A wet spring has lots of farmers wondering about their prevented planting coverage. More
Grain bins store grain on the farm.
Grain Marketing Outlook in May 2019 - News News
Grain markets operate on a seasonal trend. Take advantage of this knowledge and secure some pricing for your 2019 acres. More
In many years, planting into good conditions may trump planting at the ideal time. Photo: Zach Larson, Penn State Extension
Delayed Planting – Putting the Pieces Together - News News
While we’re moving beyond the ‘ideal’ planning dates for many portions of the state, there are still many factors to consider when making planting decisions. More
Soybean acreage continues its upward trajectory, with 25% more acres than in 2012. Photo credit: Heidi Reed, Penn State Extension.
2017 Ag Census Shows Shifting PA Ag Landscape - Articles Articles
2017 showed increased soybean acres, no-till and cover crop adoption, Certified Organic and broiler farms, and beef cattle. More
Sprayer in a field. Credit: D. Voight.
Wheat Stand Assessment - Articles Articles

Wheat Stand Assessment

乐动体育注册 Delbert G. Voight, Jr

Early spring is the time to start thinking about whether to keep that wheat stand moving into this cropping year. There are three methods to do the assessment. More
Hemp Field Day at the Penn State Southeast Research and Extension Center. August 7, 2018 (Penn State: Alyssa Collins)
Interested in Growing Hemp in Pennsylvania in 2019? - News News
The recent passage of the 2018 Farm Bill has made the cultivation of Hemp in Pennsylvania and across the country legal once again. Here you will find what interested farmers and investors need to know before they jump in with both feet! More
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Are You Pricing Your Custom Services Correctly? - Articles Articles
The prices you set for your services should move you toward achieving your long-term business goals. At the same time, consider how you are looking to position yourself in the business landscape. More
2018 USDA, FSA Tariff Aid Program Details Begin to Emerge
2018 USDA, FSA Tariff Aid Program Details Begin to Emerge - News News
Specifics of assistance for farmers announced by the Department of Agriculture. More
Photo by Steve Williams, Penn State
USDA Will Spend up to $12B on Farm Trade Disruption - News News
What is known about the government’s farm-related response to retaliatory tariffs. More
Heidi Myer, PSU Extension
Heidi Myer Joins Field and Forage Crops Team in York County - News News
Penn State Extension welcomed a new Field and Forage Crops Educator to York County in early July. More
Casey Guindon, PSU
Introducing a New Field and Forage Crops Educator in Bradford County - News News
Casey Guindon recently joined Penn State Extension’s Field and Forage Crop Team and is based in Bradford County, Pennsylvania. More
Frequent heavy rains delay planting. Photo credit: Andrew Frankenfield
Crop Insurance: Prevented Planting Details - Articles Articles

Crop Insurance: Prevented Planting Details

乐动体育注册 Andrew Frankenfield

More widespread heavy rain has delayed the already delayed corn and soybean planting. Farmers are now considering their options if they still have corn and soybeans to plant. More
Farming for Success
Farming for Success - Workshops Workshops
Join us for an agronomic field day for farmers, industry representatives, and other agricultural professionals. More
Large hay reserves in barn. Photo credit: Dwane Miller.
Are You Selling Hay Instead of Marketing Hay? - News News
In order to obtain a higher price for your hay, you may need to think “marketing” instead of “selling”. More
Dicamba Recordkeeping Forms Photo Credit: Dave Wilson
Recordkeeping for Dicamba Products - Articles Articles
Are you planning on using a Dicamba product this year? Be prepared to get training and keep the required records! More
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