• Kaleidoscopic Calves

    This set of twin heifers born Aug. 11 at Pine View Dairy in Lancaster, Pa., one red and one black, resemble their parents more than they do each other. Their dam is a black and white Holstein while their sire is red and white. Herd manager Darren Charles said the odds of such a birth are about 1 in ...  Full Story

  • Flax Shows Promise for North East Farms

    Philip Gruber, Staff Writer

    A plant grown by ancient Egyptians and early American colonists could have a place on contemporary farms in the Northeast.

    Flax has been grown for millennia as a source of linen fiber and linseed oil. The oilseed is particularly interesting because it is high in healthy omega-3 fatty acids.

    Today, f ...  Full Story

  • An Investment Not Measured in Dollars: Red & White Breeder Gives for Youth

    Charlene M. Shupp Espenshade, Special Sections Editor

    MERCERSBURG, Pa. — Jake Skinner said he got the best birthday gift this summer, a text from Madisyn Wright’s father about the Milking Shorthorn she won two years ago at the opening ceremonies of the 10th anniversary Premier National Junior Show.

    The calf, NIXS Juke Box, scored Very Good- ...  Full Story

  • Fruit Farm Celebrates Century of Growing

    Philip Gruber, Staff Writer

    BIRD-IN-HAND, Pa. — When A.L. Kauffman converted his Lancaster County dairy farm to an apple orchard in 1915, he could scarcely have imagined high-density plantings, modern spray programs and Internet sales.

    Kauffman’s reasons for becoming an orchardist are more or less lost to history, ...  Full Story

  • Tobacco Harvest Rolling Along

    Philip Gruber, Staff Writer

    Lancaster County’s tobacco harvest is well under way.

    Wet weather earlier in the season has translated into good yields, but that moisture has also encouraged disease, said Jeff Graybill, a Penn State Extension educator.

    USDA estimated tobacco harvest to be 38 percent complete by Monday, which ...  Full Story

  • Laughin’ Leaf Preps for Farming Shark Tank’

    Charlene Shupp Espenshade, Special Sections Editor

    Building for the future is not a laughing matter at Laughin’ Leaf Farm. It could reap a financial windfall.

    Chelsey Berkstresser and Joshua Huston are competing for a chance to collect startup funding to expand their produce operation in Fulton County, Pa.

    The couple sent an application to the ...  Full Story

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