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Each year thousands of snow geese use the Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area in Stevens, Pennsylvania, as a stopping off point on their northern migration to the Arctic to breed. Thousands of geese crowd the lake from sometime in February through March attracting locals, bird-watchers and… Read more

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This week on the Kneehigh Farm Chronicles, farmer Emma Cunniff talks about seeding alliums in the greenhouse, the importance of keeping good records, and why you should bring your planting medium inside a few days before planting. And good news, she got the heater fixed. Read more

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In most places, the day before Ash Wednesday, which begins the Christian season of Lent, might be referred to as Fat Tuesday, Shrove Tuesday, Carnival Day or just plain Tuesday. In Lancaster County, and other Pennsylvania communities with German heritage, however, it's best known as Fasnacht… Read more

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A ewe at a farmette in Narvon, Lancaster County, Pa., gave birth to quadruplets in mid-January. Quads are thought to happen in only about 1 in 400 births. The ewe, according to the farmer, had previously given birth to twins and triplets. The lambs, each with a different colored coat, are he… Read more

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Bryce Johnson is an 18-year old high school senior who didn't grow up on a farm but says he inherited farm genes. In the last months of a COVID-affected senior year at Lancaster County's Lampeter-Strasburg High school, Johnson is in the final stages of preparing for a career as a skilled wel… Read more

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Liquid epoxy resin was invented by Dr. Sylvan Greenlee in 1943 for use in dental applications but the liquid compound — extremely strong when cured and dried — was soon adapted for use in many manufacturing and coating applications and has a staple in the marine industry for boat repairs for… Read more

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For my 101st Industrial Hemp Podcast episode, I decided to hit the road in effort to reconnect with hemp farmers and hemp farms, hoping the trip would reinvigorate my spirit and inspire me to keep producing the hemp podcast. I visited four hemp farms on Friday, Sept. 11, and conducted video … Read more

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Vegetable harvest continues! In this video we harvest many different veggies and we also use a machine when harvesting vegetables! We farm over 400 acres here in north east Pennsylvania, but 80 of those acres are strictly vegetables. Come take a look and see how our family works together to … Read more

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Biogenic Methane – the kind of methane from cattle and wetlands – is unique among the main three greenhouse gases that influence climate change. The difference being, it has a short life-span and is part of the natural carbon cycle, but we haven’t always considered those facts when we consid… Read more

June is Dairy Month! To celebrate June Dairy Month, I baked some whoopie pies full of awesome dairy ingredients. The full recipe is below! Ingredients: 2 cups sugar, 1 cup butter, 2 eggs; 1 cup cocoa, 4 cups flour, 1 teaspoon salt; 1 cup sour cream, 2 teaspoons vanilla, 1 cup milk mixed with… Read more

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With many graduation ceremonies canceled or being held online, Lancaster Farming news editor Phil Gruber offers his own virtual commencement address. There's also an outdoor version with a nicer background but worse audio: https://www.lancasterfarming.com/community/videos/a-virtual-commencem… Read more

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With many graduation ceremonies canceled or moved online, Lancaster Farming news editor Phil Gruber offers his own commencement address for ag students. There's also an indoor version with better audio but a less interesting background. Read more

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Lancaster Farming news editor Phil Gruber talks about two recent bills under consideration in Harrisburg to help the ag industry get through the coronavirus pandemic. Read more

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We are your dairy farmers. Families, just like you. We work hard every day caring for our cows who produce fresh, nutritious, delicious milk and dairy foods that feed families in our communities. During these tough times, we're all in this together. We thank our farmers, processors, truck dr… Read more

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Fair season is approaching, and large gatherings are still disallowed. What will happen to this summer's fair season? Lancaster Farming news editor Phil Gruber explains the situation. Read more

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Phil Gruber, the news editor at Lancaster Farming, talks about how he is developing a story about farmers being told to wear masks because of the coronavirus pandemic. Read more

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Lancaster Farming news editor Phil Gruber leads a wide-ranging discussion with the members of the Pennsylvania Milk Marketing Board about their agency’s role and efforts to help dairy farmers. Recorded at the Pennsylvania Farm Show on Jan. 8, 2020. Read more

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Danville FFA tractor restoration entry for the 2020 Pennsylvania Farm Show. It is a 1950 Toro General Model B, which was . As of the date that this is posted (12/11/19), we just got the new block back from the machine shop after an unexpected discovery of several cracks in it 3 weeks ago. Al… Read more