Friday, February 5, 2016
OFU leaders

Linda Borton, long-standing OFU leader, is stepping down.
2016 Pa. Farm Show butter sculpture

This year’s Pennsylvania Farm Show butter sculpture pays tribute to the 100th Pennsylvania Farm Show and the state’s agriculture industry.
produce in basket

Ever since the Food Safety Modernization Act was signed into law in January 2011 and the act’s Produce Safety Rule was proposed two years later, fruit and vegetable growers have waited for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to finalize the regulations they will be expected to follow on the farm.
Livestock market

Understanding the terms in a livestock market report can be confusing. Here is a quick run down of what the terms being used on livestock during a sale means.
FFA logo

This week's round-up includes news from the Northwestern FFA chapter.
4-H logo

The Medina County Junior Fair market beef identification and weigh-in is Jan. 16.

The Pennsylvania Farm Show 100th anniversary book, which was unveiled in August during Penn State’s Ag Progress Days, will be available during the 2016 Pennsylvania Farm Show.
Holstein dairy cows

An extension veterinarian will discuss the role of nutrition in fighting mastitis.
corn planter

The new year will bring challenges to both crop and livestock farmers.
Harmful algal bloom

Researchers want to identify farming or water management practices that reduce nutrient runoff without adversely affecting agricultural production.
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