Agriculture

How Zealots Play The 'Media Game'

July 15, 2011

Environmentalists, food safety advocates, and animal rights groups are "pros" at playing emotion for pay

How Zealots Play The 'Media Game'

July 15, 2011

Environmentalists, food safety advocates, and animal rights groups are "pros" at playing emotion for pay

Got The 'Right Stuff'

July 13, 2011

Unlocking your potential and ethusiasm is the real success driver

Got The 'Right Stuff'

July 13, 2011

Unlocking your potential and ethusiasm is the real success driver

DEP Announces $2.6 million in Conservation District Grants for Increased Outreach to Agricultural Community

3 years 6 weeks ago
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Site Visits with Farmers Beginning this Month

HARRISBURG -- The Department of Environmental Protection today announced the award of more than $2.6 million in grant awards to 36 conservation districts within the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. more»

Lycoming County 4-H July newsletter

3 years 8 weeks ago

Lycoming County 4-H July newsletter (see attached)

Farmers Are First-line Environmental Defenders

June 25, 2011

Environmental zealots' contributions pale compared to farmers' investgments

Farmers Are First-line Environmental Defenders

June 25, 2011

Environmental zealots' contributions pale compared to farmers' investments

Farmers Are First-line Environmental Defenders

June 25, 2011

Environmental zealots' contributions pale compared to farmers' investments

When Things Pile Up . . .

June 22, 2011

Consider these tips for making life a little less harried

When Things Pile Up . . .

June 22, 2011

Consider these tips for making life a little less harried

Now Comes 'Prayer Time' For Your Crops

June 16, 2011

Will the weather extremes continue to batter Eastern crops?

Now Comes 'Prayer Time' For Your Crops

June 16, 2011

Will the weather extremes continue to batter Eastern crops?

Alfalfa Management Tips

June 8, 2011

Alfalfa harvesting is well underway and many producers are filling silos, bunkers, and ag bags. Here are some tips to get the most out of your alfalfa. 1. Alfalfa requires adequate amounts of phosphorus(P), potassium(K), and boron(B) to be productive. B is essential for plant growth and disease prevention. more»

New Job!

June 8, 2011

On June 1, I started a new job with the Bedford Farm Bureau Co-op Association. I am working as the Agronomy Marketing and Sales Specialist. I am very excited about this job. So far everyone has been wonderful and I am learning a lot. more»

The Perfect 'Bug' Storm

June 7, 2011

Black cutworms, it seems, don't read corn product labels

The Perfect 'Bug' Storm

June 7, 2011

Black cutworms, it seems, don't read corn product labels

The Perfect 'Bug' Storm

June 7, 2011

Black cutworms, it seems, don't read corn product labels

Taking This Farm Death Personally

May 28, 2011

Sooner or later, a farm-related tragedy will become personal to you

Taking This Farm Death Personally

May 28, 2011

Sooner or later, a farm-related tragedy will become personal to you

Taking This Farm Death Personally

May 28, 2011

Sooner or later, a farm-related tragedy will become personal to you

Taking This Farm Death Personally

May 28, 2011

Sooner or later, a farm-related tragedy will become personal to you

Muncy Farm Produces Star

3 years 13 weeks ago

A local family dairy farm has produced a nationally recognized star—bovine star, that is.

Scarlet-Summer RB Gwendelyn, bred and owned by Scarlet Summer Holsteins of Muncy, is the newest Holstein Association USA’s Star of the Breed. more»

It's Been A Heckuva Spring!

May 20, 2011

Being over-equipped will pay handsomely this year

It's Been A Heckuva Spring!

May 20, 2011

Being over-equipped will pay handsomely this year

It's Been A Heckuva Spring!

May 20, 2011

Being over-equipped will pay handsomely this year

Prices Make Burn-down Cover Crops Passé

May 12, 2011

Take a hard look at harvestable cover crop alternatives befor this fall

Prices Make Burn-down Cover Crops Passé

May 12, 2011

Take a hard look at harvestable cover crop alternatives befor this fall

Changes…

May 11, 2011

Things have changed a lot in the past month. About three months ago I decided it was time to quit my job and move back home. Now I want to clear one thing up, I LOVED LOVED LOVED my job with Penn State Cooperative Extension, but I absolutely hated living two hours from home. more»

Inside PDA

3 years 15 weeks ago

Message from George Greig
Secretary of Agriculture more»

'Hello, I'm From The Inquirer, And Have Questions

May 6, 2011

What I learned when a big city news reporter asked about Master Farmers

'Hello, I'm From The Inquirer, And Have Questions

May 6, 2011

What I learned when a big city news reporter asked about Master Farmers

These Times Try Farmers' Souls

April 29, 2011

Spring sprang with a roar . . . roaring water, that is

These Times Try Farmers' Souls

April 29, 2011

Spring sprang with a roar . . . roaring water, that is

“Hay, What is Right for Your Horse?”

April 26, 2011

Choosing the right hay for any animal can be a challenge. Most importantly, you need to understand the nutritional needs of your animal and choose a hay that will meet those needs. If your horse is a barren mare, retired work horse, or a pleasure type riding horse, it has low nutrient requirements. more»

Why 4-H Kids Are Smarter, Healthier

April 19, 2011

Parentally-guided tasks and clean mud build stronger kids

Why 4-H Kids Are Smarter, Healthier

April 19, 2011

Parentally-guided tasks and clean mud build stronger kids

Spring Plow Day at Sones Museum in Muncy

3 years 18 weeks ago

Cool temperatures in the 50s and a 40 percent chance of precipitation will greet visitors this Saturday at the annual Spring Plow Day in Muncy Creek Township. more»

Budgetary Shut-downs Cost Agriculture, Too

April 9, 2011

How even state budget wrangling delays hurt agriculture, add unnecessary costs

Budgetary Shut-downs Cost Agriculture, Too

April 9, 2011

How even state budget wrangling delays hurt agriculture, add unnecessary costs

Give His Budget A D-

April 4, 2011

Governor Corbett's logic for Penn State's budget cuts defies reason and sense

Give His Budget A D-

April 4, 2011

Governor Corbett's logic for Penn State's budget cuts defies reason and sense

Understanding Corn Traits

March 24, 2011

One year ago I wrote a blog post titled “Understanding ‘Stacked’ Corn”. Since then the corn trait market has expanded and is now even more confusing. In the beginning, 1996, there was only Bt corn. The bacteria Bacillus thuringiensis, is inserted into corn plant tissue. more»

When I grow up

March 21, 2011

I have always been envious of my older sister. As long as I can remember she wanted to be a teacher. She went to college for elementary education. When she graduated she got a job as a fourth grade teacher, that was five years ago. more»

Corbett's Cuts In Ag And Education Totally Unnecessary

March 21, 2011

Natural gas severance tax would largely absolve Pennsylvania's budget pains

Corbett's Cuts In Ag And Education Totally Unnecessary

March 21, 2011

Natural gas severance tax would largely absolve Pennsylvania's budget pains

Where's The Beef, And Why

March 10, 2011

One huge reason for no beef herd growth is cow-calfers are 'long in the tooth'

Where's The Beef, And Why

March 10, 2011

One huge reason for no beef herd growth is cow-calfers are 'long in the tooth'

Ag Is On State Chopping Blocks

February 28, 2011

Since when is union power more important than education and agriculture?

Ag Is On State Chopping Blocks

February 28, 2011

Since when is union power more important than education and agriculture?

Budget Whackers, Except Obama, Are At Work

February 18, 2011

Screams and gnashing of teeth are coming from all quarters, even agriculture

Budget Whackers, Except Obama, Are At Work

February 18, 2011

Screams and gnashing of teeth are coming from all quarters, even agriculture

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