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Pennsylvania farms join preservation program

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Pennsylvania’s Agricultural Land Preservation Board accepted 2,509 acres on 32 farms in 16 counties recently through the state’s nation-leading farmland preservation program.

DEP study: Lyme disease risk in all 67 Pennsylvania counties

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

The blacklegged tick is the primary carrier of Lyme disease, an infectious disease caused by the bite of an infected tick that can cause fever, fatigue, headache, muscle aches and joint pain.

Bringing fruit back to life

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Researchers are giving new life to apple varieties once thought to be extinct.

Quarter Horse Association unveils anniversary models

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The American Quarter Horse Association has joined with Breyer Animal Creations to celebrate the association’s historic 75th anniversary.

Vote for America’s Farmers Mom of the Year

Friday, April 24, 2015

America can now begin voting online for “National Farm Mom of the Year.”

A roundup of FFA news for the week of April 23, 2015:

Thursday, April 23, 2015

MINERVA, Ohio — The Minerva FFA had a wildlife team go to the wildlife state competition March 28 at the Ohio State Fairgrounds in Columbus.   The students who participated are Adam Dietrich, Sean Swinehart, and Jarret Yacabucci. Also, Kaitelyn Wayts participated in general livestock judging.

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of April 23, 2015:

Thursday, April 23, 2015

SALEM, Ohio — On April 25, the Rock Solid Riders 4-H group will host a bake sale, from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. They will be raising money to help fund their 4-H group’s activities.   The baked goods are all hand-made by the members of the Rock Solid Riders and their families, and will be sold […]

Sheep shearing schools offered

Thursday, April 23, 2015

These workshops are being held throughout Pennsylvania and are co-sponsored by the Pennsylvania Sheep and Wool Growers Association.

Kahrigs Red Barn pitchers report horseshoe results

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

The indoor tournament season concluded at Kahrig’s Red Barn with the completion of April’s tournament.

Earth Day arrives, but green is not always good

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

You don’t want to see this type of green on Earth Day: harmful algae blooms that look like blue-green paint or scum floating on the water. Lake Erie isn’t the only body of water fighting the problem.

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