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2014-08-19 12:30:21

Collect Samples of Suspected Asian Longhorned Beetles to Aid Experts in Fight HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Agriculture Secretary George Greig today encouraged Pennsylvanians to protect the commonwealth tree population by spotting, collecting and submitting suspected Asian longhorned beetles to experts. "Many Pennsylvanians are aware of the threat that invasive species pose to our state's timber, maple syrup and tourism industries, but awareness isn't...

2014-01-03 16:22:58

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With extreme cold temperatures across the state, Agriculture Secretary George Greig today cautioned livestock and pet owners to take measures to protect animals from low temperatures that can cause them to suffer from cold-related stress. "Owners must monitor their animals during these extreme temperatures, because livestock and pets can quickly become distressed," said Greig. "If your animals exhibit unusual behaviors that could be...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'