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Good communication between farmers and neighbors can keep relations positive.
Finding the Common Ground: Good Neighbor Relations: Advice and Tips from Farmers - Articles Articles
Land development is bringing residential development into agricultural areas. New residents may have misconceptions about farms, and conflicts can arise between farm and nonfarm neighbors. More
Many people choose to live in the country because they cherish the peace and quiet, the wide open spaces, and the beauty of nature.
Country Living: A Guide for Homeowners - Articles Articles

Country Living: A Guide for Homeowners

Charles Abdalla, Ph.D., Timothy Kelsey, Ph.D.

This article will help people living in or considering a move to the country understand the basics about how government and community services and utilities work in rural areas in Pennsylvania. More
Asma, Plagas y Pesticidas
Asma, Plagas y Pesticidas - Articles Articles

Asma, Plagas y Pesticidas

Kristie Auman-Bauer

Podemos ayudar a prevenir los ataques de asma prestando atención a las condiciones ambientales que irritan los pulmones y desencadenan el asma. More
¿Tiene Hormigas? Elimine las Hormigas con MIP
¿Tiene Hormigas? Elimine las Hormigas con MIP - Articles Articles
El manejo integrado de plagas (IPM) utiliza la información sobre plagas para elegir los métodos de control más seguros y efectivos. More
Finding the Common Ground: Understanding Your Community's Agriculture
Finding the Common Ground: Understanding Your Community's Agriculture - Articles Articles

Finding the Common Ground: Understanding Your Community's Agriculture

Charles Abdalla, Ph.D., Timothy Kelsey, Ph.D.

When you live in the country, a basic understanding of agriculture's contribution to the community is useful. More
¿Tiene Chinches de Cama? Elimine las Chinches de Cama con MIP
¿Tiene Chinches de Cama? Elimine las Chinches de Cama con MIP - Articles Articles
Siga los siguientes pasos para aprender como identificar, prevenir y controlar las chinches de cama de forma segura y efectiva. More
¿Tiene Piojos? Elimine los Piojos con MIP
¿Tiene Piojos? Elimine los Piojos con MIP - Articles Articles
¿Qué haría usted si la escuela de su niño lo envía de vuelta a su casa porque tiene piojos? More
Marcellus shale drilling in progress, Beaver Run Reservoir, Westmoreland County. Credit: Robert Donnan.
Water’s Journey Through the Shale Gas Processes - Articles Articles
Using publicly available information, we attempt to track and quantify current water use through the stages of the gas well development process. More
Common Urban Pests: Identification, Prevention, and Control
Common Urban Pests: Identification, Prevention, and Control - Articles Articles

Common Urban Pests: Identification, Prevention, and Control

Steve Jacobs, Kristie Auman-Bauer, Lyn Garling

This article provides brief descriptions of common urban pests, including cockroaches, bed bugs, ants, moths, and more. More
River Basin Approaches to Water Management in the Mid-Atlantic States
River Basin Approaches to Water Management in the Mid-Atlantic States - Articles Articles
Interstate conflict over water resources is growing in the Mid-Atlantic region. As population increases and industries and energy sources shift, water becomes in greater demand. More
Water Withdrawals for Development of Marcellus Shale Gas in Pennsylvania
Water Withdrawals for Development of Marcellus Shale Gas in Pennsylvania - Articles Articles
This article is an introduction to Pennsylvania's water resources and the impact of deep well drilling on those resources. More
Spring Creek running through downtown Bellefonte, PA
Access and Allocation of Water in Pennsylvania - Articles Articles

Access and Allocation of Water in Pennsylvania

Charles Abdalla, Ph.D., Kristen Saacke Blunk

This article provides an overview of water rights for citizens, farmers, rural business owners, and elected and appointed officials. (This is not a substitute for advice from a qualified lawyer.) More
A Primer on Water Quality Credit Trading in the Mid-Atlantic Region
A Primer on Water Quality Credit Trading in the Mid-Atlantic Region - Articles Articles
Water quality credit trading is a tool for reducing the cost of controlling nutrients and sediments that severely impact streams, rivers, lakes, and estuaries. More