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, ...
ROCK SPRINGS, Pa. — OK, milking cows isn’t your thing. Or maybe your kids are coming back to the farm and you’re searching for a second source of income. You already have the dairy facilities, but what options do you have?