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  1. 100% Agricultural Alternatives: Off-Season and Holiday Lamb Production [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "Of the approximately 160,000 Pennsylvania lambs marketedeach year, 30 percent are sold as off-season and holidaylambs. These lambs are marketed using both conventional(auctions, slaughterhouses, and brokers) and nonconventional(niche markets, specialty stores, and direct marketing)methods. The ideal market weight is 110 pounds for offseasonlambs and 40 to 45 pounds for holiday lambs."

  2. 98% Blueprint for Success for Feeding Cattle in Pennsylvania [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    " <p>A joint initiative of:</p> Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences The Pennsylvania Beef Council This manual provides a summary of the management and animal factors that can increase the competitiveness, predictability, quality, and value to consumers of fed cattle in Pennsylvania. Recognizing that quality beef cattle may come in many forms and that market forces may not allow even the "best" animal to be profitable, the practices outlined here are intended to help reduce the cost of production, increase the value of the product to consumers, and reduce carcass discounts affecting meat quality."

  3. 96% Pennsylvania Soybean Performance Report [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Department of Crop and Soil Sciences Publications

    "Penn State's Department of Crop and Soil Sciences conducts soybean tests annually to provide farmers and other interested persons with information about the performance of soybeans grown in Pennsylvania. This eight-page publication summarizes soybean performance test results."

  4. 96% Milk Components and Quality: New Methods for Paying Pennsylvania Dairy Farmers [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "Important new regulations in Pennsylvania have resulted in drastic changes to farmers' milk checks. Federal order reform has implemented Multiple Component Pricing (MCP), which eliminates flat milk prices and instead pays farmers for the actual amounts of various components in their milk. This 12-page publication explains MCP, illustrates the new milk check, and instructs farmers on performing simple calculations to compare their new milk prices to order averages. A final section describes steps farmers can take to obtain higher component levels from their herds."

  5. 86% Agricultural Alternatives: Feeder Lamb Production [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "Feeder lamb production is a livestock enterprise adaptableto small-scale and part-time farms in Pennsylvania. Feederlambs are purchased as premarket-weight lambs, fed to adesirable market weight, and then sold. When purchased,lambs can weigh as little as 35 pounds or less and as muchas 60 pounds. These lambs are usually marketed at 110pounds through local auctions, slaughterhouses, brokers,and individuals. In recent years, direct markets, nichemarkets, tel-a-auctions, and marketing cooperatives havebecome popular for selling lambs. The wool is sold throughlocal and national markets, brokers, and wool cooperatives."

  6. 84% Center for Turfgrass Science 2004 Annual Research Report [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Department of Crop and Soil Sciences Publications

    "The Annual Research Report published by the Penn State Center for Turfgrass Science in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Turfgrass Council."

  7. 84% Center for Turfgrass Science 1999 Annual Research Report [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Department of Crop and Soil Sciences Publications

    "The Annual Research Report published by the Penn State Center for Turfgrass Science in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Turfgrass Council."

  8. 84% Center for Turfgrass Science 2000 Annual Research Report [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Department of Crop and Soil Sciences Publications

    "The Annual Research Report published by the Penn State Center for Turfgrass Science in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Turfgrass Council."

  9. 84% Center for Turfgrass Science 2001 Annual Research Report [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Department of Crop and Soil Sciences Publications

    "The Annual Research Report published by the Penn State Center for Turfgrass Science in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Turfgrass Council."

  10. 84% Center for Turfgrass Science 2002 Annual Research Report
    Source: Department of Crop and Soil Sciences Publications

    "The Annual Research Report published by the Penn State Center for Turfgrass Science in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Turfgrass Council."

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