• Pumpkin Harvest in Full Swing

    Philip Gruber, Staff Writer

    Pennsylvania’s pumpkin crop is looking good, if not quite as big as last year.

    “There’s plenty out here for people to pick,” said Bill Reynolds of Reynolds Farm in Waynesboro, Franklin County.

    Many pick-your-own pumpkin operations have been open since the end of September, an ...  Full Story

  • Local Community Cares for their Ag Museum

    Linda McNatt Va. Correspondent

    COURTLAND, Va. — The contraption that the elderly man was dragging across the threshold of the main building at the Southampton Country Agricultural and Forestry Museum in Courtland, Va., was unlike anything anybody had ever seen before.

    It was sturdy, built of lumber and screened wire, about ...  Full Story

  • Mum Farm a Fall Favorite

    Sue Bowman Southeastern Pa. Correspondent

    JONESTOWN, Pa. — Regardless of what the calendar might say, fall starts in mid-August for folks like Ben and Tonya Moyer. They’re the owners of a business in Jonestown, Lebanon County, Pa., known as Moyers Mum Farm.

    While a colorful mum or two displayed on a typical porch signals the cha ...  Full Story

  • Educator Turns Expertise to Edible Nuts

    Jeffrey B. Roth, Southcentral Pa. Correspondent

    Coble’s Edible Nuts Researches, Harvests Tasty Variety of Nuts

    GETTYSBURG, Pa. — They call him “the Nutty Professor.”

    Parker Coble, of Gettysburg, Pa., at one time worked at Shippensburg University, but was never a professor. However, he is an expert when it comes to cultiv ...  Full Story

  • Pa. Farmer a New Holland Prize Winner

    NEW HOLLAND, Pa. — Les Hershey of Kirkwood, Pa., was selected as one of the seven grand prize winners in New Holland Agriculture’s First Cut Competition, winning one year’s use of a New Holland Roll-BeltTM 450 Silage Special Round Baler.

    Hershey submitted his photo, titled “F ...  Full Story

  • Changes Coming to NY Master Forest Owner Program

    Kathleen Kellogg, New York Correspondent

    VAN ETTEN, N.Y. — Cornell Extension’s Master Forest Owner Program is getting reorganized with a newly drawn system of partnerships and coordinators throughout the state.

    Pete Smallidge, Extension forestor and director of Cornell University’s Arnot Forest near Van Etten and Ithaca, ...  Full Story

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2015 All-American Dairy Show Supreme Champions

The All-American Dairy Show ended with the crowing of its three champions on Sept. 17. 
The junior supreme champion was Golden-Oaks Sid Charlise, a Holstein fall calf owned by Frank and Diane Borba, Chris and Jen Hill, Frank Connelly, an ... 2015 All-American Dairy Show Supreme Champions &n ...

PNJS Supreme Champions 2015 
The supreme champion cow and heifer were chosen Sept. 14 during the
Premier National Junior Shows at the All-American Dairy Show in
Harrisburg, Pa. PNJS Supreme Champions 2015  The supreme c ...

Poultry Producers Prep for Fall Avian Flu Season
Poultry producers hear about the importance of developing flock plans to protect against avian flu. 
Poultry Producers Prep for Fall Avian Flu Season ...

Youth Showmanship & Fitting at the 2015 All-American Dairy Show
Several hundred youth ages 8 to 21 participated in the showmanship
contest at the 2015 All-American Dairy Show. The top 10 seniors also
competed in a fitting contest. Youth Showmanship & Fitting at the 2015 All-Am ...

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