Sunday, February 19, 2017
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The U.S. Department of Agriculture is seeking public comments on a proposal to create an organic checkoff program.
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President-elect Donald Trump is likely to nominate former Georgia governor Sonny Perdue as his secretary of agriculture.

Records shattered when 420 animals grossed $369,360 at the junior livestock sale Jan. 10, at the 2017 Pennsylvania Farm Show.

This year, Joe Hietter and his daughter, Cindy, will share their experience with growing and selling nuts in Ohio.
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has expanded the geography for application of Enlist Duo herbicide from 15 to 34 states.

The Earned Income Tax Credit might put money in the pockets of the working class.

A newly discovered virus infecting the fungus that causes white-nose syndrome in bats could help scientists and wildlife agencies track the spread of the disease.

Colton Zundel of New Alexandria, Westmoreland County, took home grand champion market steer honors with his 1,315-pound middleweight crossbred steer.

This year, four members of the Southeast FFA chapter are applying for their State Degrees and one member for an American degree.

Dale and Tracie Brockhoff and daughter, Sarah, of Brockwood Belgians in Armstrong County, earned grand champion honors at the draft horse hitch competition.
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