How will farmers fare with the Biden administration?

January 23, 2021

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As a property owner in the small farming community of Lurgan Township, Doug Ketner admits that he has a lot to gain by leasing land to a proposed solar farm. But he just can’t overlook what could be lost. Read more

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Vince Phillips, one of the Pennsylvania’s top agriculture lobbyists, retired at the end of 2020, capping a 31-year career that helped advance rural broadband for the Pennsylvania State Grange and pushed for legislative changes that were sometimes small but nonetheless valuable to farmers. Read more

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HARRISBURG, Pa. — Traditionally held at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg, for health and safety reasons this year, the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture has planned a “virtual” Farm Show online, instead of in-person, since Pennsylvania residents continue to battle the CO… Read more

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Addison, Alyssa and Alexandria Neff would normally compete in roughly half a dozen contests at the Pennsylvania Farm Show, but all of their customary competitions have been canceled for 2021 with the show shifting to a virtual format. Read more

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The Pennsylvania Dairymen’s Association has been serving its famous milkshakes in the Farm Show food court since 1954, and in doing so funding agricultural scholarships, youth programs and dairy education across the state. Read more

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Whatever you think is wrong with the world, healthy soils could help fix it, according to a quartet of high-octane thinkers assembled for a discussion on the role soil science plays in peace and security on earth. Their discussion was part of a four-day virtual eco-ag conference sponsored by… Read more

Many consumers turned to farmers this spring when the supply of meat at grocery stores was tenuous. Pig farmers Alice and Chad Kamp found themselves perfectly positioned to meet the growing demand. Read more