• NJ Romney Breeder Enjoys National Show Success

    Philip Gruber Staff Writer

    Charlene Carlisle, a Romney sheep breeder from Moorestown, N.J., is having quite the showing season.

    Fresh off championships this fall at the New York State Sheep and Wool Festival in Rhinebeck, N.Y., and the Eastern States Exposition in Massachusetts, Carlisle is competing this month at the North ...  Full Story

  • Swine Industry Arming With More PED Weapons

    Philip Gruber Staff Writer

    LANCASTER, Pa. — The most dangerous time of year is approaching for a new and baleful swine disease, but researchers say the industry is better prepared to handle the virus’ second winter in the United States.

    Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus, or PED, has killed 4 to 10 percent of the na ...  Full Story

  • Vegetation Can Act as Buffer for Poultry Houses, Neighbors

    Philip Gruber Staff Writer

    LANCASTER, Pa. — If good fences make good neighbors, as the poet Robert Frost suggested, vegetative buffers around chicken houses might have a similar effect.

    Planting trees and grasses can shield nearby residents and other chicken houses from dust, odor and diseases, Paul Patterson, a Penn S ...  Full Story

  • Pipeline Easements Anything But Easy

    Philip Gruber Staff Writer

    WASHINGTON BORO, Pa. — If a natural gas pipeline is planned for your farm, don’t count on keeping track of the process on a piece of scrap paper.

    You’ll want a whole tablet — and possibly an attorney, ag consultant, appraiser and accountant —to make sure you get the max ...  Full Story

  • Balsam Fir Tipping Can Bring Extra Income to Maine Families

    David Sargent Maine Correspondent

    AUBURNE, Maine — It’s not just a Christmas tree. The fragrant balsam fir tree yields a generous and sustainable supply of raw material for incense and gift items made by a unique Maine business and its loyal “tippers.”

    By pickup and utility trailer, loads of freshly clipped ...  Full Story

  • Organic Growers Seek Strength Through Diversity

    Tabitha Goodling Central Pa. Correspondent

    PORT ROYAL, Pa. — At the foot of the Tuscarora Mountains in Juniata County, Pa., sits a farm filled with organic vegetables and a farmer who is passionate about what he does.

    Jade Farm is owned by John and Dana Eisenstein in Port Royal, Pa. The farm’s name, Jade, is an acronymn for John ...  Full Story

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