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Monday, July 13th, 2020

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A Guide To Shopping and Storing Milk

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When shopping for milk, consumers will find a “sell by” date stamped on the bottle. This is not the day the milk should be poured down the … Read more

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Retro Looks

Why not change its look a tad by replacing the window curtains? And why not give this intentionally old-fashioned looking bedroom an even more retro look by hanging some of the vintage lace curtains my late mother had long ago stowed in a chest upstairs? Read more

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Ugly Farming

Since it is our initial experiment with this particular part of planting green — rolling down winter-cover grasses rather than a total chemical-kill of the foliage — it’s an ongoing learning experience this season. Read more

Exploring Claims of Milk’s Protection Against COVID-19

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While milk can be a part of a healthy, varied diet, the claims that it can prevent or cure coronavirus are unfounded and potentially dangerous. Read more

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Flavored Whole Milks Bring Reedsville Creamery Success

Reedsville Creamery, in Mifflin County, started its business on the heels of the coronavirus pandemic, prospering through a time that has been difficult for dairy farmers. Read more

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Agritourism Farms Get Creative

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in March, farms had to decide how to market their experiences in different way, and  farmers across the country have gotten more creative than they ever thought they’d have to. Read more

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It’s All About Time: Hurst Vintage Watches and Antique Grandfather Clocks

Samuel Hurst started repairing watches in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, in 1957. As a youth, Paul Hurst began to learn about opening and closing watch cases and working with springs and small movements even before he formally apprenticed in the business, at 16, in 1989. Read more

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National FFA Convention to Go Online

The National FFA Organization will hold its 93rd convention online because of the coronavirus pandemic. Read more