Harrisburg -- Every year, the Pennsylvania Farm Show butter sculpture is highly anticipated. This year's sculpture was unveiled on Thursday, Jan. 6, by Pennsylvania Secretary of Agriculture Russell Redding and the Pennsylvania Dairy Princesses. The Farm Show begins this Saturday, Jan. 8.
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Harrisburg -- The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture has added the Callery pear, also known as Bradford Pear or its scientific name Pyrus calleryana, to the state's noxious weed list. Noxious weeds cannot legally be sold or cultivated within the state.
Ed Sheeran is buying up land and planting trees to help reduce carbon emissions.
Improving local water quality is the focus of a $17 million statewide grant, the Wolf Administration announced last week. Counties in northcentral Pa. will receive $4.6 million, and Lycoming County received $527,391, which was one of the largest single-county awards given.
Fewer daylight hours and crispness in the air mean it's deer season in Pennsylvania.
Harrisburg, PA – In Centre County, Suzie Birchfield joined the Butcher Apprenticeship Program when she realized she wanted a new career. Raised on a poultry farm in Juniata County, Suzie pursued post-secondary education and taught elementary school, but a career in meat processing was always on her mind.
(The Center Square) – President Joe Biden's plan to release 50 million barrels of oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve is no solution to rising gas prices and lower supplies, those in the industry and Republican critics argue.
Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara are asking Americans to consider not serving up turkey this Thanksgiving to save the animals and help cut carbon emissions.
Harrisburg, Pa. -- They've been a popular ornamental shrub for ages, and they spread like wildfire. The Japanese Barberry (Berberis thunbergii) has known to be invasive for at least a decade, with Massachusetts banning them in 2009.