Thursday, August 6, 2020
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Judith Sutherland reminds us that farming continues to be one of the most dangerous occupations and details why farmers deserve respect.

The National Pork Board named Pennsylvania Farm Bureau Vice President Chris Hoffman as America's Pig Farmer of the Year for 2019-2020.

Following a Facebook policy update in April, 2019, that banned private livestock sales, farmers have struggled with bans, deleted posts and Facebook jail.

To succeed in farming, we all need to feel a little uncomfortable. To push ourselves to be better stewards of our land and livestock, and to be more efficient with our resources. To meet new people, and to get to know them. Don't settle for the single story. Let’s broaden our communities.

A Michigan State University study is the first to show an association between unusually high pesticide exposure and poor sense of smell among aging farmers.

Farmers are steeped in epistemology because they know that dogma won't raise a crop, wean a calf or repay the banker. That takes knowledge and hard work.

Marginal lands could become useful and potentially profitable if they are planted with perennial bioenergy crops such as shrub willow and switchgrass.

Ten million dollars in tax credits are available to help Pennsylvania farmers prevent water pollution or purchase conservation equipment.

The Pa. Department of Environmental Protection has grant funding available to farmers for pollution prevention and natural resource protection projects.

The ODA is offering produce growers free Food and Drug Administration-approved consultations to help farmers comply with the Food Safety Modernization Act.
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