Agriculture

Message from Russell C. Redding Agriculture Secretary More than six years ago, a new symbol - a blue keystone with a gold checkmark - began to appear on PA products and packages across the state. Representing the PA Preferred program, the new logo helps consumers easily identify products grown,...
The  Bradford County 4-H and FFA Livestock Show was held on Monday, July 26 at the Troy Fair. 125 4-H/FFA youth completed swine, beef, market goat and lamb projects this year and showed their animals before hundreds of spectators. Swine In the Swine Show, 88 youth exhibited. The grand champion pig...
Stream bank fencing is a hot topic these days. Many are against it because the stream is the only water source for pastured animals. While others are for it because fencing a stream allows for the stream bank and stream to return to its original habitat. Here’s a little background on stream bank...
TROY -- The 4-H/FFA Goat Roundup was held on Friday, July 31 at 9:00 A.M at the Troy Fairgrounds in Troy, PA. Thirteen 4-Hers exhibited 51 goats at this year’s Bradford County 4-H Goat  Roundup. The Best of Show and  Best Senior Doe  was exhibited by Ashley McNeal of Troy FFA. The Best Uddered Doe...
July 30, 2010 Message from Russell C. Redding Agriculture Secretary Gov. Rendell is proclaiming August as Agritourism Month in PA to celebrate the state's two leading industries – our $61 billion ag industry and $28 billion tourism industry. As the fourth most visited state in the nation, PA...
July 23, 2010 Message from Russell C. Redding Agriculture Secretary I often say to folks that if they like to eat, they are part of ag. At its essence, ag and its related industries in PA provide food and fiber to millions of people here and around the globe. Part of the mission of providing...
SEWING SHOWCASE On Tuesday June 15, thirteen sewers from around the county gathered at the Williamsport Home to model their creations. Taking part in the activity were Morgan Baker, Jamie Biblehimer, Sarah Bobst, Haley Decker, Madalyn Decker, Emma Frazier, Samantha Gstalder, Colleen Haas, Kristin...
July 16, 2010 Message from Russell C. Redding Agriculture Secretary Every day we talk about transitions in agriculture and how to ensure our farms and agribusinesses successfully move from one generation to the next. This week I was reminded that the industry as a whole also needs a...
We’ve had quite a stretch of hot weather recently. How long will it last? Are we in a drought? How will this weather affect the local crops – the tomatoes, the melons, the sweet corn? Well, it all depends! While last month was a relatively comfortable month with temperatures averaging around 82...
Manure Happens was a field day held on June 25, 2010 at Mains Dairy in Cumberland County, PA. This event was all about using nature’s free fertilizer responsibly. Approximately 100 people were in attendance including the speakers and industry sponsors. 13 different Agricultural Business’s...

Pages

Subscribe to Agriculture

NorthCentralPa.com

Submit your info: Do you have news, an opinion or an event that you would like to share?  Send it to us and we'll review it for inclusion in our site!  You can reach our office at (570) 326-7529 during office hours - or leave us a message. Email Us Your NEWS at News@NorthcentralPa.com

 

Comment Here