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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
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
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
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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
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
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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
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
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
Justin Brackenrich, PSU
New Agronomy Educator Begins Work in Butler County - News News
Welcome Justin Brackenrich to Butler County. Justin is serving as the new Agronomy Educator with PSU Extension helping provide coverage to Western Pennsylvania. More
Learning from Your Own Farm: Farmer/Grower Grant Success Stories
Learning from Your Own Farm: Farmer/Grower Grant Success Stories - Articles Articles
The Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (NE-SARE) program provides modest funding to farmers who would like to initiate their own on-farm research. More
Aerial image of Penn State’s research hopyard at Rock Springs. Photo by T. Delvalle, Penn State
Are You Using a sUAS as a Tool? - Articles Articles

Are You Using a sUAS as a Tool?

乐动体育注册 Tanner Delvalle

You probably have heard of (or observed) the use of small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) throughout the country. More
Gerald Holmes, California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo, Bugwood.org
Forage Seeding - Articles Articles
Crop insurance for forage seeding in Pennsylvania (and other Northeastern states). More
Forage Production
Forage Production - Articles Articles
Crop insurance for forage production (alfalfa and mixed alfalfa haystands) in Pennsylvania. More
2016 Crop Insurance for Pennsylvania Field Crops
2016 Crop Insurance for Pennsylvania Field Crops - Articles Articles
Multi-peril crop insurance allows you to insure against losses on your farm due to adverse weather conditions, price fluctuations, and unavoidable pests and diseases. More
Crop Cents Mobile App
Crop Cents Mobile App - Tools and Apps Tools and Apps

Crop Cents Mobile App

Timothy Beck, Virginia A. Ishler, Robert C. Goodling, Jr.

CropCents is a mobile app that calculates actual costs to produce home raised feeds for crop, dairy, and beef producers. More
Designing Forage Production and Purchase Contracts
Designing Forage Production and Purchase Contracts - Articles Articles
This article is built around an analysis of typical issues that livestock and forage producers face. More
Growing Corn and Corn Silage on a Budget
Growing Corn and Corn Silage on a Budget - Articles Articles
Whether you grow corn for grain or silage, learn about some management factors you can control. More
Finding and Keeping Good Employees
Finding and Keeping Good Employees - Articles Articles

Finding and Keeping Good Employees

乐动体育注册 Tianna DuPont

As a new farmer, managing employees can be a huge challenge. More
Spreadsheet to Price Standing Hay-crop Forage
Spreadsheet to Price Standing Hay-crop Forage - Tools and Apps Tools and Apps

Spreadsheet to Price Standing Hay-crop Forage

乐动体育注册 Virginia A. Ishler, Timothy Beck

This Excel spreadsheet estimates prices for standing hay-crop forage for both a buyer and grower perspectives. More
The Crop Costs Conversation: Get the Most out of Your Cropping Plan
The Crop Costs Conversation: Get the Most out of Your Cropping Plan - Articles Articles
Actual production costs for forage and grains can vary greatly from market prices. It pays to know your true costs. More
Gerald Holmes, California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo, Bugwood.org
Short Rotations for Alfalfa Profitability - Articles Articles
Rotating alfalfa to corn has many economical advantages. More
Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee Flooding
Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee Flooding - Articles Articles

Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee Flooding

乐动体育注册 Gregory W. Roth, Ph.D.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for Agribusinesses and Agricultural Producers. Prepared by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture. More
Managing Flood Damaged Crops
Managing Flood Damaged Crops - Articles Articles

Managing Flood Damaged Crops

乐动体育注册 Gregory W. Roth, Ph.D.

How to manage crops in lowland fields and when damaged by floods. More