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Information on forage and grazing management of crops such as wheat, alfalfa, fescue, sorghum, corn, rye, canola, clover and birdsfoot trefoil. Tips on determining pasture yield, no-till crop management, crop rotation, silage, haylage and baleage.
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Weather Outlook for the Week of January 7, 2020 - News News
While snow fell across parts of the state earlier in the week, some exceptionally mild air will arrive by the weekend. More
2020 Pennsylvania Forage Conference
2020 Pennsylvania Forage Conference - News News
The 2020 Pennsylvania Forage Conference will be held on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at the Dauphin County Extension Office. 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
Forage Management Workshop
Forage Management Workshop - Workshops Workshops

Forage Management Workshop

02/18/2020

Butler, PA

$5.00
Join us for this short course on basic forage management! More
No-till Planters: Design Features, Adjustment and Maintenance
No-till Planters: Design Features, Adjustment and Maintenance - Videos Video Series
This video series covers components of a corn planter that are critical for successful no-till planting, beginning at the hitch point and continuing through to the closing wheels. 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

乐动体育注册 Dwight Lingenfelter, William S. Curran, Ph.D.

As fall weeds compete with wheat and barley establishment, below are some herbicide options to consider. More
Partially chopped field of corn for silage. Credit: Casey Guindon, Penn State Extension
Pricing Corn Silage in the Field - News News
The value of standing corn is reliant on several factors. Here are some key considerations when buying or selling standing corn. More
Photo credit: Jessica Williamson
Reducing the Risk of Nitrate and Prussic Acid Poisoning in Livestock - Articles Articles
Nitrate and Prussic Acid poisoning can be dangers to ruminant livestock when feeding warm season annual forages during certain times of the year. More
Burcucumber infested corn. Image credit: Penn State Weed Science
Harvest Aid Options in Corn and Soybeans - Articles Articles
Late season weeds can cause issues with corn and soybean harvest. Consider some of these harvest aid recommendations to manage problem weeds. More
Seed fills the warehouse of Local Seed Company in Jersey Shore, PA. Each inventory item adds complexity to Local’s inventory system and represents another item where they can make or lose money depending on market shifts. Image credit: Zach Larson
Where Does My Cover Crop Come From? Part 2. - Articles Articles
A bag of cover crop seed is more than just seed. It’s the product of a worldwide production system. More
Corn Silage Harvest. Image Credit: Zach Larson
Corn Silage Dry Down Update: Week of September 17 - News News
Penn State Extension educators continue monitoring corn silage dry down across Pennsylvania. 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
Figure 1. Corn Silage Harvest (Photo credit: Zachary Larson, Penn State Extension).
Corn Silage Dry Down Update: Week of September 10 - News News
Penn State Extension educators continue monitoring corn silage dry down across Pennsylvania. More
Figure 1. Planting date study at Landisville Research Station (Photo credit: Del Voight, Penn State Extension)
Minimize Soybean Harvesting Loss and Maximize Cost per Bushel - News News
Avoid delaying soybean harvest and minimize harvest losses. More
Harvesting swathed and field-dried cover crop seeds, as seen in this picture from Oregon, is a common practice in the industry (Photo credit: Oregon State University)
Where Does My Cover Crop Come From? Part 1. - Articles Articles
A bag of cover crop seed is more than just seed. It’s the product of a worldwide production system. 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
Determining whether a forage stand should be restored or renovated is the first step in successful forage management. Photo Credit: Jessica Williamson
Seeding Perennial Forages: Restoration / Renovation of Pastures and Hay Fields - Articles Articles
The decision of whether a pasture or hay field should be destroyed and renovated or simply restored depends on management goals and the current condition of the area. More
Corn Silage Harvest. Image Credit: Zachary Larson
Corn Silage Dry Down Update: Week of September 2 - News News
Penn State Extension educators continue monitoring corn silage dry down across Pennsylvania. More
Corn Silage Harvest. Image Credit: Zachary Larson
Corn Silage Dry Down Update: Week of August 27 - News News
Penn State Extension educators continue monitoring corn silage dry down across Pennsylvania. More
Warm Season Grasses Field Day and Tour
Warm Season Grasses Field Day and Tour - Workshops Workshops
Rockview Farm Switchgrass and Warm Season Grasses Field Day More
Corn Forage in Action. Photo credit: Patrick Mansell, Penn State
Ruminations from Ag Progress Days - News News
At Ag Progress Days, Penn State’s Agronomy Team members were involved with demonstrations, activities, and met stakeholders from around the state. More
Corn Silage, Photo Credit: Zachary Larson, Penn State
Monitoring Corn Silage for Dry Down - News News
Penn State Extension educators continue monitoring corn silage dry down across Pennsylvania. More
Soil, Water, and Tissue Testing for CBD Industrial Hemp Production
Soil, Water, and Tissue Testing for CBD Industrial Hemp Production - Articles Articles
Resources to help you begin your search for the testing laboratory that may be best for you. More
Weeds in small grain stubble. Photo: Dwight Lingenfelter, Penn State
Weed Control Issues in August - News News

Weed Control Issues in August

08/07/2019

Control annual weeds now in fallow areas to prevent seed set. Also, now is the time to start considering ways to manage perennials in small grain stubble. And don’t forget about herbicide issues and cover crop establishment. More
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