Creating Healthy Environments in the Latino Community
June 18, 2013
A meeting to discuss environmental health issues and their effects on the Latino community will be held on July 11 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Concilio in Philadelphia. The meeting is sponsored by Penn State’s PA IPM Program, Min. Carlos I. Giralt-Cabrales, the Consul of Mexico, and John Butler, EPA Region III’s pesticide and asbestos program.
Orchardists Warned to Look Out for Diseases
June 13, 2013
Eager to learn what their tree-growing colleagues find successful, about 80 folks boarded wagons pulled by tractors late last month and headed up the rolling hills at Scholl Orchards in Albany Township, Berks County.
Final Agenda Announced for Penn State International Conference on Pollinator Health
June 11, 2013
Early registration continues for the International Conference on Pollinator Biology, Health and Policy as conference organizers announce the final agenda.
Farmers Ponder Prospect of Spraying
June 6, 2013
To spray or not to spray? That was the big question among growers at a recent tour of wheat and cover-crop plots at a farm owned by Steve Groff, a partner in Cover Crop Solutions LLC, one of the organizers.
Landlord Ordered to Pay Tenant $800K Over Bedbug Infestation
June 4, 2013
Faika Shaaban started itching the same day she moved into her new apartment in Annapolis, Maryland, in September 2011. Later that day, she noticed a rash. Soon, her body was covered with hundreds of painful bites, scabs, and welts, all from the bedbugs she didn't even know were all over her home.