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The damage comes from herbicide drift, when a weedkiller is sprayed and the ultrafine droplets waft away before landing on the targeted plant. Grapes are particularly sensitive to plant growth regulator herbicides widely used by grain farmers.
Two dozen students received a Pennsylvania Farm Show Scholarship on at the Farm Show Complex. The recipients were selected for academic success and participation in the Farm Show.
Reducing the regulatory burden on agritourism will be a top lobbying priority for Pennsylvania’s agriculture organizations this year. Leaders from five ag groups spoke at a House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee hearing on Wednesday at the Pennsylvania Farm Show.
A pair of middle schoolers from the 4-H club at Fox Chase Farm in northeast Philadelphia tramped the tanbark at the Pennsylvania Farm Show’s most famous livestock event.