The Department of Environmental Protection Wednesday urged Pennsylvania students, ages nine to 14, to enter a national radon poster contest designed to help raise awareness about the dangers of radon. The deadline to enter is October 31.
In today's world of instant access to many types and variations of information, we need to carefully consider its use, relevancy and application.
Got mice? Fall is fast approaching and winter is close behind. It's the time of year when furry little creatures, such as mice, are looking for a warm place to eat and sleep. Don't let them get cozy in your facility! Use integrated pest management (IPM) practices to address mice problems in less risky, more effective ways.
This webinar will discuss practical efforts that sellers and buyers do to protect their interests in an effort to avoid disputes (and lawsuits) when buying or selling horses.
According to studies conducted by Dr. Jeffrey Perlman, when a premature baby hears a lullaby, its heart rate slows and breathing steadies.
The PA Environmental Council Friday urged members of the Pennsylvania Senate to pass House Bill 343 (Miller-R-York) designed to help protect rural water supplies by requiring the adoption of construction and decommissioning standards for private water wells.
In 2014 the Penn State Master Gardener Program of Allegheny County partnered with the Rivers of Steel Heritage Corporation to develop a comprehensive plant survey of the lands in and around the Carrie Furnaces in Rankin, PA. Eight Master Gardeners set out to learn more about the succession of native, aggressive and/or invasive plant species that are surviving, and even thriving, in these disturbed soils.
A return to more fall-like weather will be here this weekend
Hybrid rye shows promise in Pennsylvania and New York trials
There may be a benefit from a little extra nitrogen this fall
The "up side" of dry soil
Develop a plan, get the kits and get it done
Take a look at your alternative herbicide options for this weed.
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Cucurbit scab can cause a dramatic decrease in fruit quality of various cucurbit crops, including summer and winter squash, pumpkin, melon, and watermelon.
The 2014 gardening season is winding down, but there are still a few chores that need to be done.
Experimenting with "risk behaviors" is as much a normal part of adolescence as asking questions.