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Recommendations for managing weeds, insects, and disease pests in agronomic crops such as corn, grain, soybean, small grains, and forages. Tips on dealing with bacteria, molds, fungal diseases and rot.
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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
A broken corn stalk resulting from feeding of European corn borer, a pest well controlled by Bt traits. Photo Credit: Eric Bohnenblust, Penn State Department of Entomology
Useful Resource for Navigating Corn Insect-resistance Traits - News News
As farmers consider their corn seed purchases, the Handy Bt Trait Table can help sort out the transgenic, insect-resistance traits available. More
Mid-Atlantic Field Crop Weed Management Guide
Mid-Atlantic Field Crop Weed Management Guide - Guides and Publications Guides and Publications

Mid-Atlantic Field Crop Weed Management Guide

John Wallace, Ph.D., Dwight Lingenfelter, William S. Curran, Ph.D.

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Get strategies and peruse herbicide tables for managing weeds in corn, sorghum, soybeans, small grains, and forages. 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
Crops Conference
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Crops Conference

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These one-day seminars offer opportunities to earn pesticide, nutrient management and certified crop adviser credits, and to learn about key current crop management issues. More
Poison Hemlock Identification
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Poison Hemlock Identification

乐动体育注册 Liz Bosak, PhD

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Learn how to identify poison hemlock, a toxic weed, growing in Pennsylvania. More
Figure 1. Lemon-shaped SCN females on soybean roots. Photo Credit: Penn State Department of Plant Pathology & Environmental Microbiology Archives, Penn State University, Bugwood.org
Fall is a Perfect Time to Sample for Plant Parasitic Nematodes in Field Crops - News News
This is the time of the year when potentially damaging nematodes have reached the highest population levels. Get your fields tested! More
Nozzles on a boom sprayer (Penn State Weed Science, D. Lingenfelter)
Gramoxone/paraquat Training Required Before Use - News News
Certified applicators must successfully complete an EPA-approved training program before mixing, loading, and/or applying paraquat. More
Weeds germinating in seedling wheat (D. Lingenfelter, Penn State Extension)
Fall Herbicide Options in Wheat and Barley - Articles Articles

Fall Herbicide Options in Wheat and Barley

Dwight Lingenfelter, William S. Curran, Ph.D.

As fall weeds compete with wheat and barley establishment, below are some herbicide options to consider. More
Figure 1. A broken corn stalk resulting from feeding of European corn borer (Eric Bohnenblust, Penn State Department of Entomology).
Take a Moment to Consider the Value of Bt Corn for Your Operation - News News
If the pest species targeted by Bt corn are absent, you gain little by using Bt varieties. More
Nymphs of brown marmorated stink bugs feeding on soybean pods in Centre County (Photo by Adriana Murillo-Williams, Penn State Extension).
Soybean Sentinel Plot Report – September 17, 2019 - News News
As soybeans begin to senesce, late season insect and disease populations remain low. More
Burcucumber infested corn. Image credit: Penn State Weed Science
Harvest Aid Options in Corn and Soybeans - Articles Articles

Harvest Aid Options in Corn and Soybeans

乐动体育注册 Dwight Lingenfelter

Late season weeds can cause issues with corn and soybean harvest. Consider some of these harvest aid recommendations to manage problem weeds. More
Problem weeds in a pasture setting. (Source: Penn State Extension)
Biennial and Perennial Weed Control is Best in the Fall - Articles Articles

Biennial and Perennial Weed Control is Best in the Fall

Dwight Lingenfelter, William S. Curran, Ph.D.

Fall is an excellent time to control biennial and perennial weeds before they overwinter and become more difficult to manage next growing season. More
Photo: Emelie Swackhamer, Penn State
Spotted Lanternfly Management and Pesticide Safety - Articles Articles
Lycorma delicatula, commonly known as the spotted lanternfly (SLF), is an invasive insect pest present in Pennsylvania and some other eastern states. SLF threatens grape production, tree health and it is a nuisance in landscapes. More
Start Clean and Stack the Deck Against Cereal Killers
Start Clean and Stack the Deck Against Cereal Killers - Articles Articles
Take actions now that will enhance your winter small grains health this fall and into the next year. More
Figure 1: A happy late season soybean field in Pennsylvania (Photo by Adriana Murillo-Williams, Penn State Extension)
Soybean Sentinel Plot Report - September 10, 2019 - News News
As soybeans begin to senesce, late season insect and disease populations remain low More
Soybean seed (Source: Howard Schwartz, Budwood.org)
Publication Shows Negligible Benefits for Using Neonicotinoid Seed Treatments in Soybean - News News
Analysis of 194 randomized and replicated field trials showed that the use of neonicotinoid seed treatments provided little benefit in terms of production and economics. More
Figure 1. Harvesting corn silage (Photo credit: Penn State Extension)
Monitor and Control Weeds After Silage Harvest - News News
Control annual and perennial weeds after silage harvest or in fallow areas. Also, monitor Palmer amaranth that can still set seed yet this fall even after crop harvest. More
Figure 1: A silver-spotted skipper caterpillar. These colorful animals can be easy to find in soybean fields this time of year, but rarely cause economic damage (Photo by Anna Busch, Penn State Extension).
Soybean Sentinel Plot Report - August 27, 2019 - News News
Our soybean sentinel plots are revealing that beetles and grasshoppers are most active in fields, but likelihood of economic damage mostly remains low. More
Malting barley at Rock Springs (Photo Credit: Adriana Murillo Williams)
USDA NASS to Survey Pennsylvania Small Grain Producers - News News
United States Department of Agriculture National Agricultural Statistics Service to survey small grain producers about production practices and costs in two surveys. More
Figure 1: This time of year, predator populations can be common in soybean fields. Predators, like this predaceous stink bug killing a caterpillar, help control pest populations. (Photo by Adriana Murillo-Williams, Penn State Extension)
Soybean Sentinel Plot Report for August 20, 2019 - News News
Our soybean sentinel plots are revealing that beetles and grasshoppers are most active in fields, but likelihood of economic damage mostly remains low. More
Figure 1. In late August, many fields like this one in Centre County are nearing maturity and insects are less likely to cause economic damage (Photo by Adriana Murillo-Williams, Penn State Extension).
Maturing Soybean Defoliation and Insect Feeding: How Much Matters? - News News
Late-season insect pest population are unlikely to cause economic damage, but the details matter! More
Free Meetings to Get Spotted Lanternfly Permits
Free Meetings to Get Spotted Lanternfly Permits - News News
For anyone who wishes to attend a face-to-face meeting to obtain a spotted lanternfly permit, 31 sessions have been scheduled by PDA across the quarantined area. More
Figure 1: Defoliation from bean leaf beetle in Lancaster County. Photo by Jeff Graybill, Penn State Extension
Bean Leaf Beetle Populations are Quite Variable Across the State - News News
Bean leaf beetles are abundant in some fields but not others; scout your fields to learn if their damage is economically meaningful. More
Figure 1: Typical damage from bean leaf beetle feeding on soybean pods. (Photo by John Rowehl, Penn State Extension)
Soybean Sentinel Plot Report: 6 August 2019 - News News
Our soybean sentinel plots are revealing that beetles and grasshoppers are most active in fields, but likelihood of economic damage mostly remains low. More
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