Tabitha Goodling, Central Pennsylvania Correspondent
BLAIN, Pa. — Virgil E. Gutshall Sr. has allowed the family hog farm to be a guinea pig of sorts for hog farmers everywhere who want to use swine manure as injected fertilizer and do away with liquid nitrogen costs.
The Gutshall farm in Blain, Perry County, has been in the family for more than ...
Charlene M. Shupp Espenshade, Special Sections Editor
Raising ducks for meat production has become a popular option for some small-scale farmers.
Thanks to some changes in food safety laws in her state, small growers are now able to market directly to restaurants, said Dorothy Perkins, an Extension field specialist with the University of New Hampshire ...
EAST WILTON, Maine. — Field workers at Whitehill Farm are welcome to enjoy a pickled cucumber any time they wish, with one condition: they have to restock the larder before the end of the season. Maine farmer Amy LeBlanc uses this crafty way to get her workers to learn how to make pickles, and ...