Now’s the time to watch out for invasive field ‘pigs’

Growers cautioned to catch and kill Palmer amaranth and waterhemp pigweeds early before they root much of your fields.

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USDA Announces $6 Million in Available Funding for Antimicrobial Resistance Research

WASHINGTON, May 2, 2016 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced the availability of $6 million to fund research to address antimicrobial resistance (AMR). This funding is available through the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI), authorized by the 2014 Farm Bill, and administered by USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA).

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Transient Ischemic Attack – Causes, Symptoms and Remedies

A transient ischemic attacks are temporary cardiovascular episodes with dangerous repercussions, so it is important to understand the causes, symptoms and remedies. Transient Ischemic Attack Causes Commonly known as a mini-stroke, a transient ischemic attack (TIA) causes neurological dysfunction due to a temporary loss of blood flow to the focal brain, spinal cord, or retina. Whereas […]

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5 steps to determine if your corn crop is growing at the proper rate

Use this Information to plan field work, including sidedressing ammonia.

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Pa. expands air monitoring in Marcellus natural gas areas

Air monitoring in 10 Pennsylvania counties to study human health risks arising from Marcellus natural gas compressors.

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