Tuesday, January 25, 2022
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The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture added Japanese Barberry, or Berberis thunbergii, to a list of noxious weeds.

A western Pennsylvania farmer and his employee were charged in federal court for allegedly poisoning migratory birds with pesticide-laced corn.

Julie Geiss and her family visit Winslow Hill elk viewing area to watch Pennsylvania's elk herd roam near Benezette, Pennsylvania.

Christine Yankel inherited her green thumb from her mother, and cultivates it by growing and selling heirloom varieties of vegetables and other plants from her home, in Washington County, Pennsylvania.

The Pennsylvania DEP fined Sunoco Pipeline’s Mariner East 2 pipeline $85,666 for violations in four counties. According to the DEP, Sunoco spilled more than 400 gallons of drilling fluids into wetlands in Blair, Cumberland and Juniata counties and a creek in Lebanon County.

A subsidiary of Energy Transfer Partners was fined $140,000 by the Pennsylvania DEP for a landslide and other violations that happened during the construction of a pipeline in Beaver County. ETP is the same company that owns and operates the Revolution pipeline that exploded in September 2018 in Beaver County due to a landslide.

A panel including representatives from the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture and Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources will discuss how utility-scale solar can and should be integrated into farmland.

Pennsylvania's agriculture secretary toured farms in four cities across the state last week in celebration of Pennsylvania's Urban Ag Week.

Small farms support billions of dollars worth of economic activity, help preserve farmland and add to the diversity of Pennsylvania's agriculture.

A spotted lanternfly detection dog named Lucky, the first of her kind in the country, is working for the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture to find egg masses in hard to reach areas. She's one arm of the state's multi-pronged approach to tackling the spotted lanternfly problem.