You are invited to attend the fall crop walk to be held at the Southeast Experi-mental Center. Many of you might have never realized the vast amount of research con-ducted right in the back yard of Lebanon County. The farm has over 180 acres of re-search in numerous production practices. This site serves as a location for the testing of 28 hybrids of corn for silage, 23 wheat, barley, rye and triticale varieties in addition to alfalfa varieties. It serves as a site for the research in the efficacy of herbicides in all field crops. Please plan to join us on October 17th for this informative in the field walk of the farm Friday, October 17 , 2014.
10 am – Noon (light lunch served)
Welcome and Introduction: Dr. Alyssa Collins and discuss the farm and re-view her projects on the impact of fungicides on wheat, alfalfa, soybeans and corn.
Small Grain Assessment –Discussion on Dr. Roth’s current impact of winter annuals and forage quality.
Soil Testing Fundamentals – Del Voight
Interseeder Research – Dr Roth will detail his current work in interseeding cover crops into standing corn and the result fall growth and forag
Southeast Research &
Extension Center in
1446 Auction Road
October 17, 2014
(light lunch served)
Registration: You can register for the walk at http://extension.psu.edu/plants/crops/events/crop-walk-via-the-lebanon-grazing-group or by contacting Penn State Extension - Lebanon County at 717-270-4391.
Directions to the Southeast
Research and Extension
Center in Landisville
From Rt. 72:
From the North or South –
travel to Auction Road, located at the Manheim auto auction.
Turn west on Auction Road and fol-low to stop sign.
Make a right and immediate left, continuing on Auction Road for about 1 mile.
Farm is on right.
From Rt 283:
( From the west )
Exit at Esbenshade Rd.
Turn left at the end of the ramp.
Turn right on Auction Rd immediate-ly after you cross the overpass.
Follow this to the stop sign (Erisman Rd)
turn right, and then left back onto Auction Road.
The farm is on the left.
(From the east )
Exit at Salunga.
Turn right on Spooky Nook Rd.
Turn left on Shenk Rd. (opposite the Armstrong building).
Follow Shenk Rd to the covered bridge.
After crossing the bridge, turn right