Pennsylvania dairy farmers will have to wait until next to renew the legislative fight to change the state’s milk pricing system and end the issue of stranded premiums.
By DARRIN YOUKER Contributing Writer SALEM, Ohio — In response to the nation’s largest recall of eggs, two New York lawmakers have introduced a bill that would require any eggs sold in the state to come from chickens that have been vaccinated against salmonella. The requirement would include eggs produced by New York farmers, and [...]
By DARRIN YOUKER Contributing Writer LANCASTER, Pa. — Pennsylvania is looking into new ways to deal with the old problem of manure. This year, Pennsylvania is using a $225,000 federal grant to study the benefits of injecting manure into farm fields. Study purpose The purpose is twofold: To see if farmers receive better fertilization from [...]
The author started out to clear the name of dairy farmers in online comments to a Farm and Dairy article, but instead started an open dialogue between farmers and consumers.
Interstate 80 is one of the main trucking thoroughfares in the state and is used by many agricultural businesses.
Officials fear politics are behind the lack of funding for county fairs in Pennsylvania.
HARRISBURG, Pa. — Like the fibers that float through the air from their just-spun wardrobe, shawl-draped Butler County Pedalers members anxiously floated from spinning wheel to weaver, talking about their love of wool. One wears a pure cashmere shawl, hand-made. Another sports a very soft, durable shawl made of silk and mohair — all hand-knit [...]
Two changes in federal regulations will affect medicated feeds, including milk replacer, beginning early next year.
Honorable mention: Sharon Sweda, Huron, Ohio Jacob slumped as Katherine cleared the table around him. Sensing he’d skip choir rehearsal, she chose to pray, rather than argue. The foreclosure notice had changed everything at the farm and Jacob became more withdrawn as the deadline approached. “Where’s Jacob?” Pastor Thomas inquired. Rumors circulated that Jacob was [...]
Winner: Alejandro Villalva, Sergeant First Class, U.S. Army Reserve, 42, San Antonio, TX Richard sat silently, transfixed, his entire attention riveted to the photo that he found in the illustrated book of the Vietnam War which his grandson had just given him as a Christmas gift. The photo was a hauntingly brutal depiction of young [...]