• Christmas Tree Farmers Hopeful for Good Holiday Season

    Deborah Jeanne Sergeant, New York Correspondent

    The Christmas tree industry in the Northeast has stabilized in numbers and is shifting in focus, according to growers across the region.

    Mary Jeanne Packer, executive director of the Christmas Tree Farmers Association of New York, said in a recent news release that the Empire State boasts about 19,0 ...  Full Story

  • Live Nativity Scene Keeps Fry Farm Busy

    Tabitha Goodling, Central Pa. Correspondent

    MIFFLIN, Pa. — Rearranging life on the farm for the first weekend in December is business as usual for the Fry family.

    Dave and Linda Fry operate a beef farm in Mifflin, Juniata County, Pa. Once a year, their barn and property is open to the public for a live Nativity scene.

    The real-life look ...  Full Story

  • Pa.’s Statewide Firearms Deer Season Opens Monday

    Whether you’re young or old, expert or inexperienced, focused on filling a tag or on just having fun, the buck of a lifetime could be just moments away.

    This is the firearms deer season in Pennsylvania — a tradition that, once again this year, figures to see 750,000 hunters out in fields ...  Full Story

  • Everblossom Farm: A Daughter Finds Her Way Home

    Jeffrey B. Roth, South-central Pa. Correspondent

    It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.

    — William Shakespeare in “Julius Caesar”

    When Elaine Lemmon left her East Berlin, Pa., parents’ farm to attend college, she had no plans to ever resume a life on the farm, much less become a farmer.

    But as she learn ...  Full Story

  • Well-Fed Turkeys Ready to Take Center Stage

    Paul Post, New York Correspondent

    WILTON, N.Y. — This is one of the busiest times of year at the John Vincek farm, but it’s also about to get pretty quiet.

    “Another week or so, no more gobbling,” Vincek said.

    The 200 free-range turkeys he’s been raising since early summer will soon be the main attractio ...  Full Story

  • Darling’s Christmas Tree Farm Owner to Head National Organization

    Deborah Jeanne Sergeant, N.Y. Correspondent

    CLIFTON SPRINGS, N.Y. — Back in 1967, Dick Darling of Clifton Springs, N.Y., could hardly imagine that the simple act of planting an evergreen windbreak would change his life. But since then, the trees have kicked off a family business and even led the way for Darling to become national chair ...  Full Story

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