Farm Bureau administrators, ag producers, and elected officials (top) listen to a presentation about beef production at Shamrock Farms north of Lawton on Aug. 24. Above, Sen. Lisa Baker (left) and Rep. Tina Pickett (right) talked with ag producer Ben LaRue about ways to slow traffic down on Route 706,Continue Reading

SCFB environmental coordinator John Benscoter (top, far right) fields questions from tourgoers about the “paint-tray” manure storage facility he helped design. Above, Renee LaRue (above, left) and daughter Peyton were among those working behind the counter at LaRue’s Farm Market on Aug. 24. Story and photos by Rick Hiduk (Originally published inContinue Reading

Submitted Article The latter half of August is upon us. This growing season brought its own unique challenges. During the early part of May temperatures reached the upper 80s with plenty of dry days. It was noted across the region that exceptional first cutting dry hay was made. Soil temperaturesContinue Reading

Submitted Article Conference to cover wide array of topics in agricultural production and farm business management. Potential farmers as well as small and part-time producers are encouraged to attend the virtual Starting and Improving Farms Conference, which will detail various aspects of agricultural production and help individuals in their farmContinue Reading

Penn State Extension continues to offer pesticide recertification credits. What was old is new again, and in March of 2020, Nicole Santangelo and Liz Bosak of Penn State Extension in Potter/McKean and Dauphin/Perry Counties worked quickly to meet the needs of applicators without internet access. They were able to launchContinue Reading

The Bradford County Agricultural Land Preservation Board is excited to announce that we will be accepting new or updated farmland preservation applications between Jan. 1 and 31, 2021. The goal of the Farmland Preservation Program is to protect viable agricultural land and preserve farming opportunities for the future through theContinue Reading

Congressman Keller, who visited Brown Hill Farms in Tunkhannock (above) in August 2019, has been recognized for outstanding work in supporting America’s agricultural community. On Thursday, Congressman Fred Keller received the Friend of Farm Bureau Award presented by the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) to members of Congress who haveContinue Reading

More than 70 vendors representing businesses and agencies who support and partner with farmers fill the Elk Lake High School gymnasium floor. Lunch in the high school cafeteria is a much-anticipated social activity that has also become a hallmark of Ag Day. The meal is sponsored by Cabot Oil & GasContinue Reading