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Pa. dairy industry teams with food bank to get milk to those who need it most

Thursday, January 22, 2015

An innovative food bank milk distribution program, spearheaded by the Mid-Atlantic Dairy Association, the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture and the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank, got an assist during this year’s Pennsylvania Farm Show.

Pa. sheep, goat sale totals $55,000

Thursday, August 21, 2014

At Pa. performance sale, top-selling buck sells for $1,700.

Parlor games and summer chores

Thursday, August 21, 2014

As summer winds toward fall, this has been a year constantly ahead of itself, it seems.

Canfield Fair Pumpkin Show: Growing a giant

Saturday, August 16, 2014

The Canfield Fair Pumpkin Show celebrates its 53rd year.

Folk agriculture makes a comeback

Friday, July 25, 2014

Mountain Xpress tells of a “folk system” of agriculture is being promoted in Appalachia, drawing on food systems of days gone by.

Ohio ranchers adding to cattle numbers

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Even amid growing prices, the demand for beef remains, so Ohio cattle ranchers are adding to their herds.

Breeders can delve into genomics at annual meeting

Friday, June 20, 2014

Five experts in genomic testing and evaluation will share their perspectives and prognosis for the future of Jersey genomics in a moderated panel discussion June 27 during the American Jersey Cattle Association-National All Jersey annual meetings in Alexandria, Va.

Top Farmer Conference helps farmers improve operations

Friday, June 13, 2014

Corn Belt farmers and agribusiness managers can learn strategies to adapt to a changing business environment at Purdue University’s annual Top Farmer Conference July 15-16.

Penn State Extension develops new water quality app

Friday, June 13, 2014

Penn State Extension is offering an innovative new mobile device application — or app — called “H2OSolutions,” to help private water system owners and professionals evaluate wells, springs and cisterns.

Ten things you should know about ticks

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

WASHINGTON — To find out how to steer clear of Lyme disease during “picnic season” — a time when people are more likely to pick up ticks — the National Science Foundation spoke with NSF-funded disease ecologist Rick Ostfeld of the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, in Millbrook, N.Y., and program director Sam Scheiner of NSF’s Division of Environmental Biology. Below are their insights.

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