agriculture

Goats at the Philly Goat Project in Germantown
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John McDevitt
June 24, 2020 - 7:01 pm
Germantown nonprofit Philly Goat Project brings all sorts of educational and wellness programs to the Philadelphia region. And despite obstacles the pandemic is causing, fundraising efforts have continued in creative ways. Read more here.
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Concept of first plant growing from Martian soil
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Mark Abrams
May 30, 2020 - 11:39 am
Two Villanova astrophysics professors suggest future generations wanting to avoid pandemics like the one we’re experiencing right now might look to an out of this world place to escape. Read more here.
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farmers market
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Kim Glovas
May 04, 2020 - 5:30 pm
Food shortages at grocery stores may be a boon for community-supported agriculture, or CSAs, though the way they’re distributing goods is changing. Read more here.
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Governor Tom Wolf speaking to reporters.
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AP News
April 29, 2020 - 6:16 pm
COVID-19 has killed hundreds more Pennsylvania nursing home residents than was previously known, state health officials reported Wednesday, underscoring the threat at long-term care facilities that have struggled for weeks to contain the coronavirus.
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Sheep at W.B. Saul School.
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Mike DeNardo
April 05, 2020 - 4:00 am
While schools are closed for the coronavirus, who's feeding the livestock at Philadelphia's agricultural high school in Roxborough? Read more here.
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CAMBRIDGE, WI - APRIL 25: Cows eat before being milked on Hinchley's Dairy Farm on April 25, 2017 near Cambridge, Wisconsin.
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Mark Abrams
April 02, 2020 - 4:45 pm
Dairy farmers in some parts of Southeastern Pennsylvania were forced to dump tens of thousands of gallons of milk this week because the dairies they feed were full. Read more here.
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Glick's Greenhouse in Oley.
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Mark Abrams
March 21, 2020 - 4:00 am
A popular greenhouse near the southeastern Berks County border that draws people from Montgomery and Chester counties will remain open to sell vegetable plants for those ready to plant home gardens. Read more here.
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Spotted lanternfly nymphs resting on a tree branch.
Courtesy Penn State Extension
Mark Abrams
March 15, 2020 - 8:38 pm
The mild winter and early spring-like temperatures could mean an early appearance of the spotted lanternfly in the region. Read more here.
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Spotted lanternfly
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AP News
March 04, 2020 - 2:39 pm
The invasive spotted lanternfly is continuing its westward march across Pennsylvania. Read more here.
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A spotted lanternfly.
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Mark Abrams
January 25, 2020 - 4:00 am
A new Pennsylvania State University study warns the invasive spotted lanternfly is costing Pennsylvania's economy some $50 million a year and threatening hundreds of jobs. Read more here.
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