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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

A spotted lanternfly.

Editorial | Kill them all: Spotted lanternflies are invasive

By The Pitt News Editorial Board September 11, 2022
Local agriculture agencies across the Northeast and Midwest have started “If you see it, kill it” campaigns against the invasive spotted lanternfly, and now it’s time for The Pitt News to run our own. 
(Illustration by Maria Heines | Staff Illustrator)

Reduce use of antibiotics in agriculture

By Delilah Bourque, Staff Columnist August 30, 2018
It’s unnecessary and harmful to consumers to treat unafflicted creatures with antibiotics, and it’s cruel to inflate the growth of animals on industrial farms.
(From left) Daniel Garcia, Brandon Contino and Rahul Ramakrishnan of Four Growers accept first place at the Randall Family Big Idea Competition Celebration event Thursday afternoon. (Photo by Divyanka Bhatia | Staff Photographer)

Breaking grounds with big ideas: four growers for the win

By Anandhini Narayanan | Staff Writer March 30, 2018

In the future, the tomatoes in your salad, on your sandwich and in your pasta may be gathered by harvesters who can not only tell whether a tomato is ripe or unripe in just a few seconds, but also provide...

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