Tuesday, May 24, 2016
laptop and newspapers

From Easter traditions and Peep dioramas to the Pennsylvania state budget and ag careers, here are 10 stories from around the web to read this week.
bats in shavers creek

The variation in infection intensity observed within some North American species, such as the little brown bat, may be a hopeful sign.
5 stories collage - March 26, 2016

Our most popular posts this week include the Ashtabula County Dairy Banquet, how to use trench composting on your farm and a Mercersburg, Pennsylvania, girl who returned home after spending almost two years in the hospital after a house fire.
Mark Thomas

Mark Thomas and his wife, Chris, of Thomas Farms in Louisville, Ohio, received one of seven national Member of Distinction awards from Dairy Farmers of America.
Easter lily

Easter lilies are a symbol of hope and peace of the Resurrection, and they are also a symbol of spring. Here are tips for care during the Easter season and year-round.
Egyptian walking onion

Perennial food plants are unique because they produce several seasons of crops over many years. Learn why you should grow perennial foods, and get 8 recommendations for perennials to include in your food garden.
Algal bloom

Water quality study finds two ways to reduce phosphorus into Lake Erie, and one is by converting cropland to grassland.
Eastern Tent Caterpillar

Mare Reproductive Loss Syndrome can cause late-term foal losses, early- and late-term fetal losses and weak foals.

It’s a commitment to agriculture, to the farming community, that drives Connie Finton to volunteer off the farm in a big way.
Reese Burdette goes home

After 662 days in Johns Hopkins Hospital, recovering from a house fire, Reese Burdette was able to go home with her family to Windy-Knoll View Farm in Mercersburg, Pa., March 18.
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