Lancaster Farming: Blogs Blogs en-us In an Instant—Buried Alive in Corn and Surviving On April 4, ABC’s show “In an Instant” featured the survival story of Arik Baker, a young farmer from Iowa who was sucke ... [category] Mon, 13 Apr 2015 13:25:01 GMT Evervue Farm Video [category] Fri, 10 Apr 2015 09:57:52 GMT Civil War's End Should Reverberate With Farmers Bells are tolling across the United States today to remember the 150th anniversary of Gen. Robert E. Lee’s surrender at Appomattox ... [category] Thu, 09 Apr 2015 10:02:48 GMT Jaws of Destruction Daisy, an English shepherd puppy, arrived at our home about a month ago. She’s a wonderful dog, but have no doubt, she’s turned ou ... [category] Wed, 08 Apr 2015 19:18:36 GMT Chores for Success It’s official – chores have a greater impact on children’s success than education. It’s hard to believe that ... [category] Fri, 03 Apr 2015 06:47:33 GMT A ‘Mooooving’ Experience at Penn State A picture posted on March 21 to the Penn State Facebook page, Onward State, has caused quite a stir. The photo was of a group of heifers on the loose ... [category] Fri, 27 Mar 2015 07:20:59 GMT Dairy Diary: Road Travels in Snowy Maryland I have had a busy February as Maryland Dairy Princess. I attended the Taste of Maryland event and had a great time with other Maryland royalty and tal ... [category] Mon, 16 Mar 2015 07:11:26 GMT The Readathon Challenge My kids’ school opts for a readathon to raise funds for school educational upgrades. I love this option for fundraising. I have found it e ... [category] Mon, 16 Mar 2015 04:17:47 GMT Beep. Beep ... or Baa, Baa: Sheep study to figure out traffic jams A group of Spanish researchers are studying sheep to try to understand how to eliminate human traffic jams. Yep, the thought is these woolly animals m ... [category] Wed, 11 Mar 2015 06:20:30 GMT 'I'll Share' I, like everyone else on the East Coast, am fed up with winter. Storm after storm, sickness after sickness – enough is enough! Over the past ... [category] Mon, 09 Mar 2015 05:57:35 GMT Dairy Love February is going to be busy for me as dairy princess with library visits, agriculture week at the local mall and then the state dairy convention at t ... [category] Sat, 21 Feb 2015 07:59:22 GMT Surviving Class Valentines 2015 Class valentines – They are a great memory and a curse. I remember as a kid sitting at the dining room table working through the lists, pack ... [category] Wed, 11 Feb 2015 13:28:19 GMT Milk – the Next Food Fad? If Coke has its way, milk could become a cool food. Coca-Cola has partnered with Fair Oaks Farm in Indiana and milk cooperative Select Milk Producers ... [category] Wed, 04 Feb 2015 06:07:13 GMT Snow Day! The sheer mention of snow causes excitement. I've never quite understood why, when I walk down the aisles of the grocery store, all the bread, egg ... [category] Fri, 23 Jan 2015 05:20:29 GMT Md. Princess Dairy Diary: New Year, New You I hope everyone had a safe and happy New Year. People are making New Year’s resolutions, many of which have a focus on being healthier. My r ... [category] Thu, 22 Jan 2015 12:22:11 GMT A ‘Hopeful’ Start for the Farm Show With a food court bustling with people and thousands of milkshakes, potatoes, apple dumplings and other items flying across the counters, food insecur ... [category] Mon, 12 Jan 2015 19:20:48 GMT The Value of a ‘Collectable’ Game I love the game Monopoly. As a child, it was always the one game I begged to play when I visited Grandma Cook’s house. And, on the days my U ... [category] Mon, 12 Jan 2015 12:03:11 GMT Do You Have Your Farm Show To-Do List Ready? Farm Show weather has hit in full force this week – snow and cold has blitzed south-central Pennsylvania. But Farm Show preparations are in ... [category] Wed, 07 Jan 2015 12:26:35 GMT Make “Management Mondays” a Part of your 2015 Calendar I was doing my daily blog check and suddenly a headline comes flying across the feed: “Create Management Mondays” in 2015. Knowing ... [category] Fri, 26 Dec 2014 08:06:01 GMT The Gift of Life With the holiday season upon us, it’s only natural – for me anyway – to be thinking of the Christmas story and the birth ... [category] Fri, 19 Dec 2014 06:00:23 GMT Hot Chocolate for Christmas Normal 0 I have been very busy this time a year with different school promotions teaching children about the nine essential nutr ... [category] Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:54:11 GMT Holiday Survival Tips It’s the week of Thanksgiving, and my family is stressing on how to make the holiday work around chores. I have to admit, most of my friends ... [category] Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:15:02 GMT A Milk Comparison I’ve been very busy doing promotions around the state, and I hear many misconceptions about the dairy industry. As the state dairy princess, ... [category] Sun, 23 Nov 2014 11:51:17 GMT He Remembered! As a parent, you hope what you teach your children sinks in and they remember the information the next time a similar situation arises.   For th ... [category] Mon, 10 Nov 2014 06:06:34 GMT School promotions, agriculture days and balance Normal 0  The fair season is over, and I have wonderful memories of all the hard-working dairy farmers and the beautiful cattle they ... [category] Sat, 25 Oct 2014 10:54:22 GMT