Forage Crops Information And Resources Penn State Extension

Forage Crops: Information and Resources | Penn State Extension.

Forage crops are crops on which animals graze independently - they are grown specifically to be grazed by livestock or conserved as hay or silage. Use Penn State Extension's comprehensive range of resources to increase your knowledge of forage crops and pasture management. Increase your expertise in various forage crops such as alfalfa, wheat, ....

https://extension.psu.edu/forage-and-food-crops/forages.

Home Gardening Resources | Penn State Extension.

Do you dream of having a beautiful, healthy, and productive home garden? Grow the garden you always wanted with Penn State Extension's home garden resources. Explore the best ways to plant and grow flowers, fruits, and vegetables; and manage garden pests, plant diseases, and weeds. Learn about gardening for pollinators, how to attract wildlife to your backyard, garden ....

https://extension.psu.edu/trees-lawns-and-landscaping/home-gardening.

Spotted Lanternfly Permit Training for ... - Penn State Extension.

Penn State Extension and the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture have developed this self-paced, online course to train designated employees how to comply with the quarantine. This course will teach the designated employees what they need to know about the spotted lanternfly through short, informative videos..

https://extension.psu.edu/spotted-lanternfly-permit-training.

Dairy Cattle Nutrition and Feeding | Penn State Extension.

Access resources on dairy cattle nutrition and feeding, including nutrition requirements, cattle feed management, water supply, and supplements. Find useful information and webinars on feeding and weaning calves, such as using calf milk replacer and colostrum. Dairy Cattle Nutrition Management Three types of nutritional management systems are typically used in dairy ....

https://extension.psu.edu/animals-and-livestock/dairy/nutrition-and-feeding.

Pond Ecology - Penn State Extension.

Jan 07, 2013 . Forage and Food Crops Back; Agronomic Crops. Agronomic Crops Back; ... detailed information on all aspects of pond management can be found at your local county extension office or on the Penn State Extension website. Prepared by Thomas McCarty, extension educator in Cumberland County. ... Former Senior Extension Associate; Water ....

https://extension.psu.edu/pond-ecology.

Why Doesn't My Hydrangea Bloom? - Penn State Extension.

Mar 26, 2019 . "Why doesn't my hydrangea bloom?" It wasn't until I became a Master Gardener that I ever thought about this question. I have always been familiar with the four main types of hydrangeas: the peegee (Hydrangea paniculata 'Grandiflora') tree that came with my parents' house in 1946; the 'Hills of Snow' variety (Hydrangea arborescens) between my parents' and ....

https://extension.psu.edu/why-doesnt-my-hydrangea-bloom.

Using Biodiesel Fuel in Your Engine - Penn State Extension.

Jun 09, 2016 . In this way, farmers are able to "grow"their own fuel (see the Penn State Extension publication Biodiesel Safety and Best Management Practices for Small-Scale Noncommercial Production). There are many possible reasons to grow or use biodiesel, including economics, support of local industry, and environmental considerations..

https://extension.psu.edu/using-biodiesel-fuel-in-your-engine.

Pond Management | Penn State Extension.

While owning a pond can be a very enjoyable experience, careful planning and maintenance are essential for having a healthy pond. Access Penn State Extension's educational content to learn more about pond management best practices. Explore resources on pond construction, aquatic plants, invasive species, and pond ecology. Pond Construction and Maintenance When ....

https://extension.psu.edu/water/pond-management.

Potting Media and Plant Propagation - Penn State Extension.

Aug 28, 2012 . Reviewed by Elsa Sanchez, Penn State Horticultural Systems Management, and Debra Brubaker, Pennsylvania Certified Organic. This publication was supported in part by funding from the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, USDA, Grant #2009-49400-05869..

https://extension.psu.edu/potting-media-and-plant-propagation.

Marketing Lamb and Goat for Holidays - Penn State Extension.

Jul 02, 2012 . Forage and Food Crops . Forage and Food Crops Back; Agronomic Crops. Agronomic Crops Back; ... Resources. Information for this fact sheet was taken from the following resources: ... you consent to receive communications from Penn State Extension. View our privacy policy. Thank you for your submission! Related Products..

https://extension.psu.edu/marketing-lamb-and-goat-for-holidays.

What is sewage sludge and what can be done with it?.

Sep 15, 2010 . If local, county, and state agencies work together to ensure that all aspects of the regulations are followed carefully, risks from land application of biosolids can be managed at very low levels. 3A detailed description of those aspects of Pennsylvania's regulations that are more stringent than the Federal regulations is given in Pennsylvania ....

https://extension.psu.edu/what-is-sewage-sludge-and-what-can-be-done-with-it.

Timber Market Report | Penn State Extension.

While selling timber may appear to be complex, adequate market knowledge and preparation can make it a very rewarding experience. Access Penn State Extension's report on timber stumpage and mill prices, based on information from loggers, sawmills, pulp and paper companies, foresters, and public agencies. The quarterly report is intended to describe general trends in ....

https://extension.psu.edu/forests-and-wildlife/forestry-business-and-economics/timber-market-report.

Hosta Diseases - Penn State Extension.

Aug 08, 2016 . Notice: The user of this information assumes all risks for personal injury or property damage. warning! pesticides are poisonous. Read and follow all directions and safety precautions on labels. Handle carefully and store in original labeled containers out of the reach of children, pets, and livestock..

https://extension.psu.edu/hosta-diseases.

Developing a Business Plan - Penn State Extension.

Mar 02, 2016 . This publication was developed by the Small-scale and Part-time Farming Project at Penn State with support from the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Extension Service. Additional financial support for this publication was provided by the Risk Management Agency of the United States Department of Agriculture and the Pennsylvania Department of ....

https://extension.psu.edu/developing-a-business-plan.

Sheep Farming | Penn State Extension.

Whether you are raising sheep for profit on a farm, or as a hobby in your backyard, Penn State Extension has compiled useful resources on sheep farming and breeding. In this section, you will find a wide range of information on sheep husbandry, including sheep health, nutrition, breeding, shearing, marketing, business management, and more. The principal aim of a ....

https://extension.psu.edu/animals-and-livestock/sheep.

List of Alternative Crops and Enterprises for Small Farm ....

eXtension is a searchable Web site for research-based information on a wide range of Extension or Outreach-oriented subjects. Search for specialty crops or alternative crops; Colorado State Univ. Cooperative Extension Publications by title; Specialty Crops Program; Cornell, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Cornell Small Farms Program ....

https://www.nal.usda.gov/legacy/afsic/list-alternative-crops-and-enterprises-small-farm-diversification.

Mile-a-minute - Penn State Extension.

Jul 16, 2020 . Mile-a-minute is listed as a "Class B" noxious weed by the State of Pennsylvania, a designation that restricts sale and acknowledges a widespread infestation that cannot feasibly be eradicated. The dense foliage of this invasive weed blankets and slowly suffocates native vegetation, making it extremely destructive and persistent despite being ....

https://extension.psu.edu/mile-a-minute.

Causes of Yellowing in Corn Plants - Penn State Extension.

Jul 22, 2020 . Nitrogen deficiency in young corn, Charlie White, Penn State. Nitrogen deficiency in mature corn, Charlie White, Penn State. Nitrogen Deficiency. Nitrogen, on the other hand is mobile in the corn plant and will take from the lower leaves to feed the growing leaves, therefore yellowing will occur on the lower leaves first..

https://extension.psu.edu/causes-of-yellowing-in-corn-plants.

The Importance of Record Keeping - Penn State Extension.

Feb 26, 2016 . If you keep good records of production, expenses, income, and weather, you should have all of the required information for any purpose, from crop insurance to lenders to your own needs. You should be able to make informed conclusions regarding the ....

https://extension.psu.edu/the-importance-of-record-keeping.

Carpenter Ants - Penn State Extension.

Mar 02, 2017 . Forage and Food Crops Back; Agronomic Crops. Agronomic Crops Back; Production and Harvesting; ... Figure 1. Black carpenter ant worker (Steve Jacobs, Penn State) Figure 2. Black carpenter ant queen (J.Kalisch, U of Nebraska) Figure 3. Eastern subterranean termite workers (J.Kalisch, U of Nebraska) ... you consent to receive communications from ....

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Ration Formulations for Growing Cattle - Penn State Extension.

Mar 02, 2021 . As always, it is recommended that you use the following information as guidelines only and consult with a beef cattle nutritionist to determine the best diet for your operation. In many diets for growing cattle, CP ranges between 11 and 16%, NE m ranges between 78 and 91 Mcal/cwt (where cwt is equal to 100 lbs.), and NE g ranges between 50 ....

https://extension.psu.edu/ration-formulations-for-growing-cattle.