Monday, December 5, 2016
Moore's Tree Farm

It is that time of year when families head to the local tree farm, walk up and down the rows to find the perfect tree.With a short selling season many Christmas tree farms may find it hard to stay in business.

Researchers have found that black tarps and cover crops successfully suppressed weeds in an organic vegetable system, allowing scientists to forgo tilling.

The good news is that while November cheese prices have had some rather big price increases as well as decreases, overall cheese prices have shown surprising strength.

Catch up on local FFA news for the week of Dec. 1, 2016.

Land O'Lakes has signed a letter of intent to acquire Southern States Cooperative's animal feed business.

The Susquehanna County Farm Bureau won five awards during Pennsylvania Farm Bureau's 66th Annual Meeting in Hershey.

Catch up on local 4-H news for the week of Dec. 1, 2016.
canker hoof

If your horse is sensitive to having its feet touched, has discharge, or has strange-looking tissue, call your vet immediately. Canker hoof infection home remedies promoted on the internet don’t work.
Ethanol sign

The total renewable fuel volume will grow 1.2 billion gallons from 2016 to 2017, a 6 percent increase.
sshale oil and gas drilling rig

Multiple pipeline projects are under review that could help get the Utica shale gas to new markets.
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