Sunday, February 14, 2016

Pennsylvania has reached a major agricultural milestone by preserving more than 2002 Pennsylvania farms, continuing Pennsylvania's legacy as a national leader in farmland preservation.

Winter is an ideal time to take steps to make a farm a safer place, including checking safety devices when storing equipment away for the season.

From icicle lights hanging down from the roof to elaborate lawn decorations, more families are decorating with holiday lights.

Officials from The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Weather Service will present the prestigious Thomas Jefferson and John Campanius Holm awards to some of the 11,000 volunteer cooperative weather observers.

Grass buffer strips may be a useful tool to prevent organisms from washing into surface water from farmland runoff.

Plans were forwarded to the USDA for final approval.

Forty-one remaining counties will receive their personalized bronze bells.

The course is designed to teach and reinforce herd performance medicine to benefit all animals and cut back on unscheduled visits.

The president of Mahoning County Farm Bureau writes that it is getting more difficult to keep the farm in the family.

Eleven percent of Americans can't find the United States on a map. In this week's commentary, editor Susan Crowell shares this and more startling survey data.
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