Agriculture

Harrisburg – Exhibitors and visitors from all corners of the Mid-Atlantic arrived to Pennsylvania’s capital city to experience the largest indoor agricultural event in the United States, the Pennsylvania Farm Show, for its centennial year. More than 10,000 competitive exhibits and nearly 300...
  Students awarded nearly $100,000 in Scholarship Funds at the 100th Pennsylvania Farm Show   Harrisburg – The Pennsylvania Farm Show Scholarship Foundation presented 28 college students with $3,500 scholarships on Tuesday, January 12, at the 100th Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. “This is...
The 4H  has announced that they are open for enrollment.   Attached flyers (below): 1.  How to enroll,     2.  Advertisement of Enrollment Open House (primarily for families who need computer assistance for the online enrollment, but we’ll also have people on hand to answer general 4-H questions) 3...
HARRISBURG - Additional acres of Bradford and Lycoming farmland will be preserved following this week’s approval of the purchase of conservation easements by the state Agricultural Land Preservation Board, according to state Sen. Gene Yaw (R-Lycoming). Yaw said that nearly 260 acres of farmland in...
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Eleven youth from Lycoming County were among more than 650 4-H members from across Pennsylvania who took part in the annual 4-H State Achievement Days at Penn State’s University Park campus in July. The theme this year was from Disney: If you can dream it, you can do it!...
Lycoming County 4-H Awards Scholarships Eight members were chosen by committee this year to be recipients of the 4-H program's multiple scholarships. Thanks to the generosity of endowments and donations, over $10,000 was awarded in 2015.  The awards were distributed prior to the start of the...
It's time for the Lycoming County Fair. From Thursday, July 16 to July 25, 2015 in Hughesville, Pa. From Entertainment and food stands to Competitve Exhibits and rides for the youngsters, the Lycoming County Fair is sure to please all members of the family.  Kids love seeing the horses, cows, goats...
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-05) announced that starting July 1, 2015, dairy farmers can enroll in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Margin Protection Program for coverage in 2016.  Established by the 2014 Farm Bill, the program provides voluntary financial...
Let’s preserve! On Saturday, July 11, 2015, the Williamsport Growers Market will have a special guest from the Penn State Cooperative Extension. Kelsey Cantor will be at the market all day (8AM-1PM) with informational handouts, recipes, and an equipment display. There will also be FREE accuracy...
WINFIELD – A family can continue to provide a legacy, grow their own business and invest in their community thanks to a $200,000 loan approved by the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority this month. SEDA-Council of Governments Small Business Finance Department administers the loan. Kevin...

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