Ag Progress Days 2018
Ag Progress Days at Penn State, held annually during three days in August, is Pennsylvania’s largest outdoor agricultural exposition.
When: August 14, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
August 15, 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
August 16, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Where: Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research Center
Pennsylvania Furnace, PA
Visit us in the Ag Choice Building!
Soybean Production Field Days
Learn about the Soybean On-Farm Network and the research conducted across the state from Extension educators and Field Crop and plant pathologist specialists from Penn State. Field days will highlight various research projects, results from past years, and farmer-farmer discussions. Lunch is provided. Credits are available.
2018 research projects across the state include:
- Slug monitoring
- Determining yield limiting factors
- Soybean planting populations
- Fungicide seed treatments
- Herbicide trials
- Other pest scouting
WHEN: August 30, 2018, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
WHERE: Maple Front Farms
7021 Sheshequin Road
Ulster, Pennsylvania 18850
WHEN: August 31, 2018, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
WHERE: Fields next to Ulysses Cemetery
600 North Main Street
Ulysses, Pennsylvania 16948
WHEN:September 6, 2018, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
WHERE: Fabian Farm Field
Clymer, Pennsylvania 15728
Soybean Production Workshops
The Penn State Extension Crop Management Team has scheduled four Soybean Production Workshops in December. These day-long workshops teach soybean producers new integrated pest and cultural management practices covering the entire growing season, from planting to harvest. Support for the workshops is provided in part by the Pennsylvania Soybean Board through the soybean checkoff.
Each workshop will feature Penn State researchers, experienced soybean growers, and county Extension personnel presenting information covering all aspects of soybean production from planting to harvest. Topics include information on optimizing variety selection and planting rates, fertility management, weed, insect and disease scouting and harvest management.
The workshops will be held at the following locations:
December 11, 2018 Delaware Valley College – Andrew Frankenfield
December 13,2018 Clinton County Extension Office – Dr. Adriana Murillo Williams
December 18, 2018 Lawrence County Extension Office – Claire Coombs
December 20, 2018 Dauphin County Extension Office – Dr. Liz Bosak
2018 PSB Board Meetings
When: February 1, 2018 (Penn State, University Park, PA)
August 2, 2018 (DelVal College)
December 13, 2018 (Grantville Holiday Inn, Grantville, PA)
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