Agriculture

Roll On Roller-Coaster!

September 3, 2013

“Roll on, there’s mountains to climb. Roll on, were on borrowed time. Roll on roller-coaster, roll on tonight”- from the song “Roll On”, by Kid Rock  Hey Everybody!
My name is Nathan Repetz, and I am honored to be serving as your 2013/2014 Pennsylvania 4-H State Council President! more»

Dairy Dash Results!

September 3, 2013

Thanks to all registrants, sponsors and volunteers who made our Dairy Dash 5K Fun Run & 1-Mile Memory Walk a huge success! more»

Foods Systems Tour is traveling through Pennsylvania

1 year 5 days ago
(Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)

The Appalachian Regional Commission’s (ARC) Jobs and Local Foods Systems Tour is traveling through Pennsylvania, visiting farms, produce markets, and food-related business enterprises. more»

Inside the PDA: June 21, 2013

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Inside the PDA: June 14, 2013

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Inside PDA: June 7, 2013

1 year 11 weeks ago

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Inside the PDA: April 19, 2013

1 year 18 weeks ago
 

April 5th Issue of Inside PDA

1 year 20 weeks ago
 
 
 
 

Inside PDA, March 29, 2013

1 year 22 weeks ago
 

Inside PDA March 15, 2013

1 year 24 weeks ago

Inside PDA, Feb. 15, 2013

1 year 27 weeks ago
Message from George Greig
Secretary of Agriculture

Inside PDA, Feb. 8, 2013

1 year 29 weeks ago

Message from George Greig
Secretary of Agriculture more»

Inside the PDA: Jan. 11, 2013

1 year 32 weeks ago

2013 PA Farm Show News

1 year 33 weeks ago
2013 PA Farm Show News

The 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show is the largest indoor agricultural event in the nation, featuring nearly 6,000 animals, 10,000 competitive exhibits and 300 commercial exhibitors. The show runs Jan. 5-12 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg. Admission is free and parking is $10. more»

2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show Approaching, Says Everett

1 year 36 weeks ago

The 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show will be held Jan. 5-12, 2013, at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg, and Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming) said today he would like Lycoming County residents who are participating in, or exhibiting at the Farm Show, to contact his district office so he can visit them at the show. more»

Raise Gun Controls Or The Spirit Within Us?

December 18, 2012

More gun controls may spur more illegal weapon ownership and still more violence until we attempt to fix core issues causing violence.

Inside PDA, Dec. 14, 2012

1 year 36 weeks ago
 

Finally, A Fiscal Cliff Solution!

December 12, 2012

Since political solutions often defy common sense, consider this common sense solution to our "Fiscal Cliff" that defies politics.

Help! Farmer Or Not, We Are Being Smartphone-ized!

December 9, 2012

Farmers and non-farmers, even me, are becoming smartphone-ized. But adopting ever-changing tablet and smartphone technologies is tough.

Inside PDA, Nov. 16, 2012

1 year 40 weeks ago

Give Thanks For What You Didn't Get

November 18, 2012

Sometimes our gratitude stops short of being thankful for things that don't happen.

Inside PDA, Nov. 9, 2012

1 year 42 weeks ago
 
 
 
 

Phew, The National Election Is Almost Over! Then What?

November 1, 2012

The soothsayers were right on: No money or mud-throwing was spared in the race for U.S. president. Our next-generation is America’s greatest hope.

Inside PDA, Oct. 19, 2012

1 year 44 weeks ago
 

The Good And Ugly Of Farm Biomass And Green Energy

October 16, 2012

USDA's $10 million grant for biomass energy here beats many millions lost on green energy give-aways there

PA Livestrock Show Results

1 year 46 weeks ago


Shorthorn Sweeps Supreme Spot at Breeding Beef Pageant  more»

Inside PDA, Sept. 28, 2012

1 year 47 weeks ago

Send President Obama 'Back To The Farm'

September 29, 2012

Your choice for President of the United States, Barack Obama or Mitt Romney, will greatly impact America's future and your farm.

Germany's Farm Potentials For The Northeast

September 19, 2012

After visiting my ancestral homeland, some thoughts on southern Germany and its farm potentials for the Northeast.

Farm Show: All-American Dairy Show

1 year 49 weeks ago
(Photo courtesy of PA Department of Agriculture)

ALL-AMERICAN DAIRY SHOW RELEASES more»

What For The Farm When The U.S. Dollar Collapses

September 7, 2012

Young farmer seeks current advice about the future ofhis farm if and when the U.S. dollar were to collapse

Inside PDA: Aug. 24, 2012

2 years 5 days ago
 

Thank Ag Technology And Farms Using It

August 23, 2012

Without current ag technologies, this year’s drought would have had a monumentally greater impact on feed, food and fuel prices plus availability.

Inside PDA: Aug. 17, 2012

2 years 1 week ago
 
 

'Barnyard Discussion' During PSU Ag. Progress Days

2 years 2 weeks ago
(Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5), Chairman of the U.S. House Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy & Forestry, and Carl T. Shaffer, President of the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau, this week hosted a “Barnyard Discussion” on agriculture policy during Penn State University’s (PSU) Ag Progress Days, which took place at the Red Barn within PSU’s Russell E. more»

I Think I Can. I Think I Can. I Think I Can Farm

August 8, 2012

You can learn a lot abou success in farm life from a children's story

Inside PDA, Aug. 3, 2012

2 years 3 weeks ago
 

Amercan Agriculture: Drought Edges Toward A Food Panic

July 20, 2012

U.S. food situ may be headed for a panic – worse than the 1988 drought. Farmers already panicking.

PA 4-H State Council

The 2012 PA 4-H State Council Clover Clipboard is here to keep you up-to-date with all that the 2011 Council is doing across the State!

Is Farming Just A Business?

July 12, 2012

Web dialogue over whether farming is just a business shows many don't have a clue; too many conjure up ag boogie-men

Inside PDA: July 6, 2012

2 years 7 weeks ago

Rural America, Truly Beautiful!

July 4, 2012

We must pause once in a while to revel in the awesome creation of our nation's rural America and today's farm

Rural America, Truly Beautiful!

July 3, 2012

We must pause to revel in the awesome creation of rural America and today's farm

Inside PDA: July 2, 2012

2 years 8 weeks ago

PASA Newsletter, June 28, 2012

2 years 9 weeks ago

Inside PDA: June 22, 2012

2 years 9 weeks ago

Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture

In existence since 1992, the Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture (PASA) continues working to bring farmers together to learn from each other, and to build relationships between those farmers and consumers looking for fresh, wholesome, locally and sustainably produced food.

Inside PDA: June 15, 2012

2 years 10 weeks ago
Message from George Greig
Secretary of Agriculture

Time For Daddy Redux In America

June 17, 2012

Reclaiming the importance of the father’s role is hugely important to your children’s future and America’s future.

Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture

News from PASA, whose mission is "Promoting Profitable Farms that Produce Healthy Food for All People while Respecting the Natural Environment."

Anti-obesity, Soda Regs May Be Fattening; Won't Help Agriculture

June 10, 2012

‘Soda size’ regulations and USDA's nutritional education rules won't cut America’s flab or help agriculture.

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