Availability of corn distillers grains plus solubles has increased substantially and, consequently, the interest in using these feeds in dairy cattle diets has also increased.

A Layton family has lost its second daughter since toxic pesticide fumes apparently wafted into their home last weekend. Rachel Toone, 15 months, died Tuesday at Primary Children's Medical Center. Three days earlier her 4-year-old sister, Rebecca, died at Davis Hospital after she had begun struggling to breathe in the family's home.

Stan Lembeck was very happy recently when he learned that a newly certified Master Planner had been appointed to a township planning commission in Berks County.

Water quality and water conservation will be the focus of five Web-based seminars produced by Penn State Cooperative Extension this spring. Topics will include water testing, septic systems, managing ponds and lakes, and safe drinking water.

Wildlife biologists often speak about "balancing" the deer herd. What does this mean? Webinars and the Deer Density and Carrying Capacity Workshops are two types of programs to enlighten participants about white-tailed deer habitat management.

The U. S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers not to use Merrick Beef Filet Squares for dogs distributed by Merrick Pet Care with a package date of “Best By 111911” because the product may be contaminated with Salmonella.

Years ago, Ross Perot made famous the saying, “A giant sucking sound.” Well, that “giant sucking sound” you heard in September was landmen with their leases and money leaving PA! Land leasing for natural gas exploration in the Marcellus Shale areas has apparently ended.