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Buying a real Christmas tree is a good thing: expert

The question of whether it is environmentally correct to buy a real Christmas tree has been asked repeatedly in recent years, and an expert in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences wants to lay it to rest permanently.

dateDec 03, 2010 in Ecology
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Old logging practices linked to high erosion rates

( -- University of Oregon researchers say the landscape of the Rogue-Siskiyou National Forest is threatened by old logging and road-building practices; recent fires and rains have produced erosion rates four times ...

dateOct 19, 2010 in Environment
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Forage sorghum shows promise as energy crop

( -- In their continuing effort to evaluate crops that can serve as biofuel feedstocks as well as cover crops (and that can fit into crop rotations in Pennsylvania and the Northeast) researchers in Penn State's ...

dateMar 30, 2010 in Biotechnology
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