• National Soil Judging Competition Comes to Pa.

    Philip Gruber Staff Writer

    DOYLESTOWN, Pa. — College students from around the United States gathered at Delaware Valley College last week to scrutinize something most people take for granted: soil.

    In fields not far from the college’s livestock barns, undergraduate teams representing 19 universities from Californ ...  Full Story

  • Happy Medium Best for Winter Cover Crops

    Philip Gruber Staff Writer

    NARVON, Pa. — Too little snow will not protect a cover crop from the cold, but too much snow will overwhelm the plants.

    Plant too early, and the cover will be too lush to survive the winter. Plant too late, and the crop will not be strong enough to make it.

    Finding the balance between too mu ...  Full Story

  • EPA Chief: 'This Is Not a Land Grab'

    Charlene M. Shupp Espenshade Special Sections Editor

    WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency’s recently announced “waters of the U.S.” rule has raised the ire of a number of farm groups that say this is just another power play by the federal government’s environmental agency.

    Starting last week, groups such as th ...  Full Story

  • Sauder’s President: Egg Industry Strong, if Uncertain

    Philip Gruber Staff Writer

    EPHRATA, Pa. — Things are sunny side up in the egg business. Eggs have become a healthier food choice, consumers at home and abroad are buying more of them, and shoppers are hungry for creative and convenient twists.

    So says Paul Sauder, president of R.W. Sauder Inc., the company that produce ...  Full Story

  • Vilsack: Farm Bill on Track, Doing More With Less

    Charlene M. Shupp Espenshade Special Sections Editor

    WASHINGTON — The dust has settled on the Farm Bill fight, and now it’s time to take the proposals and turn them into programs.

    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke at the annual meeting of North American Agricultural Journalists on Monday about Farm Bill implementation and other key ...  Full Story

  • Tempering Chocolate and Beyond

    Michelle Kunjappu Reporter

    EPHRATA, Pa. — If you didn’t hit your chocolate quota at Valentine’s Day this year, never fear — Easter is right around the corner.

    Rather than skimming favorites out of the kids’ Easter baskets, why don’t you make your own?

    Try a few of these tips from a recent c ...  Full Story

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