Harrisburg Patriot-News (via PennLive.com): Farmers see major improvements in new clean water proposal

March 4, 2019

This Pennsylvania Farm Bureau op-ed piece, which appeared in several newspapers across the state, cites college survey research that measured the voluntary implementation of best management practices by Pennsylvania farmers in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.

KDKA-TV, Pittsburgh: The swarm is coming -- Massive brood of cicadas expected in southwestern Pennsylvania this spring

March 4, 2019

This story quotes Lee Stivers, former horticulture extension educator.

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Cicadas will swarm Southwestern Pa. this spring

March 4, 2019

In this story, which also appeared on WPXI-TV, Pittsburgh, Sandy Feather, horticulture extension educator, says periodical cicadas are noisy and numerous, but not harmful to people or crops.

Altoona Mirror: Ebensburg’s Tusing ‘living my bucket list’

March 4, 2019

This profile of Penn State Extension Master Gardener Gina Tusing quotes Joyce Long, extension educator and Master Gardener coordinator for Cambria County.

CIDERCRAFT magazine: Celebrating women in cider for International Women’s Day

March 4, 2019

This article names Carla Snyder, agricultural entrepreneurship and marketing extension educator, as one of several "power cider women."

Wilkes-Barre Citizens' Voice: Winter chill won’t affect mosquitoes, ticks

March 3, 2019

Sandy Feather, horticulture extension educator, and Erika Machtinger, assistant professor of entomology, provide expertise for this story.

PhillyVoice.com: Pennsylvania will have 150 researchers trying to eradicate the spotted lanternfly in 2019

March 1, 2019

This story talks about the joint Penn State, PDA and USDA effort to study and contain the invasive spotted lanternfly.

Atlas Obscura: The Italian farmer returning chickens to the wild

March 1, 2019

Phillip J. Clauer, assistant teaching professor of poultry science, talks about the genetic origins of today's domestic chickens.

Lancaster Farming: Bins are for beans, not bugs

March 1, 2019

This coverage of a recent crops and livestock meeting quotes Liz Bosak, field crops and entomology extension educator.

WITF.org, Harrisburg: Gov. Wolf wants Pa. to lead the country in organic. What would that take?

March 1, 2019

Transitioning to organic production is difficult because of its increased management and labor demands, says Mary Barbercheck, professor of entomology.

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