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See more Pennsylvania elk, live or online

Thursday, October 1, 2015

More opportunities to see Pennsylvania elk.

Better days for Lake Erie perch and walleye

Thursday, October 1, 2015

The future of Lake Erie fishing is looking good.

Picture this: Life is fleeting

Thursday, October 1, 2015

I easily snap 3,000 photos every month. It’s probably closer to 10,000, but I edged the number down so as not to appear entirely crazy.

Don’t let mastitis rob you: Fight it with better herd management

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Economic losses related to mastitis is estimated to be around $2 billion each year in the U.S.

Ask FSA Andy about the extended dairy program deadline

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Signup for the 2016 program year has been extended to Nov. 20, 2015.

Keep your farm covered with cover crops

Thursday, October 1, 2015

As corn and soybeans are coming off of fields, many farmers are making plans to get cover crops onto these fields in the coming weeks.

Cover crops can also offer your livestock another grazing option

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Not only do cover crops improve soil quality and protect against leaching and nutrient runoff, but also they can make a great second crop.

First school bus ride marks the beginning of new experiences

Thursday, October 1, 2015

First school bus ride to school is a memory in the making.

Return of an American favorite: How to grow and enjoy chestnuts at home

Friday, September 25, 2015

Crossing Chinese and American chestnut trees is an effort to breed the American chestnut back with disease resistance.

Can you find a new farm owner who is not a family member?

Friday, September 25, 2015

For many, it’s ‘out of the box’ thinking to consider having someone outside the family assume the ownership and management of a farm, but it may be a viable option to consider.


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