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Plant Industry

September 20, 2018
By: Dominique Lockett

What can you expect after reporting a Spotted Lanternfly? Just what is our partnership doing? Here's a guide to what's happening.


September 12, 2018
By: Dr. David Wolfgang

It's been a rainy year. By making the most of the situation, farms can avoid decreased production and increased health costs.


August 31, 2018
By: Dominique Lockett

The Spotted Lanternfly is here, and here's what you need to know.


January 23, 2018
By: Emily Demsey

Invasive species have the potential to ruin the livelihoods of those who call Pennsylvania home and destroy sectors of our leading industry.


October 20, 2017

Eradicating the Spotted Lanternfly remains our goal. Doing so is an economic imperative.


May 18, 2017
By: Emily Demsey

A shrub that transforms into a thorny thicket, multiflora rose tends to grow almost anywhere because birds move and drop the seeds.


May 09, 2017

Mile-a-minute, a noxious weed that stays true to its name, grows rapidly and kills any vegetation in its path by smothering it.


April 25, 2017

Noxious weeds pose as deceptively attractive plants, but they can do immense harm.


March 03, 2017

They're all summertime joys threatened by non-native species in Pennsylvania.


December 02, 2016

Pennsylvania's Industrial Hemp Pilot Research Program holds tremendous potential for leading PA to a promising future with a promising crop.