Wednesday, August 31, 2016

In just the past decade, the number of young women in that age bracket who have been diagnosed with melanoma has increased eightfold.
ladybug on leaf

There are many more beneficial bugs in your garden than you realize.

State Rep. Jack Cera, D-Bellaire, has introduced a gas and oil severance tax plan that would partially fund local governments and statewide infrastructure projects.

As of May 11, there were 143 detections of avian influenza reported nationwide, affecting 29.9 million birds, including the latest confirmation of H5N8 in a backyard poultry flock in Indiana.
soil in hands

Even people with small lawns and gardens contribute to algae problems if they over-fertilize or if they leave fertilizer granules on sidewalks or driveways where they can easily wash into waterways.
hole in tree

Tree experts explain what happens when a tree's hollow is filled, and whether or not it's necessary for holes to be filled.

Amy Kraus, an animal science major from Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, received the Outstanding Senior Award from Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences.
Week in Review 5/9

This week’s top stories include a primer on essential oils, information about migratory pests, a recap of the recent Ohio FFA convention and gardening tasks to complete during the month of May.
tractor rollover

Tractors are leading cause of deaths on the farm, and the most frequent cause of tractor-related deaths is side and rear overturns.
Types of mulch

When you think of mulch, wood chips are probably the first thing that comes to mind. But mulch is anything that provides cover for your soil.
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