Submitted Article Rep. Tina Pickett (Bradford/Susquehanna/Sullivan) announced today that several small businesses within the 110th Legislative District will receive funding to help cut costs, energy consumption and waste. “This funding will help ease the burden for our local small businesses by cutting expenses,” said Pickett. “It will also allow our smallContinue Reading

Submitted Article The growing season is returning, and Bradford County residents and farmers are happy to see green again. April finds farmers looking forward to seeing the fruits of their fall planting efforts. Bradford and Tioga County Conservation Districts will be hosting cover crop field walks at three locations onContinue Reading

Submitted Article This Saturday, April 6, farmers and neighbors won’t want to miss this power packed conservation field day at Dewy Meadows Farm (grass-fed beef and maple syrup) in Warren Center, Bradford County. Four field walks will include Wood chip winter cattle confinement area showcase; Rotational grazing methods, management andContinue Reading

Submitted Article The Penn State Extension Livestock Team and the Pennsylvania Beef Producer Working Group are planning a series of three beef producer meetings across the northern tier counties of Tioga, Bradford, and Susquehanna in April. The meetings will be Tuesday, April 9 at the Tokishi Center, 124 Nypum Drive,Continue Reading

Submitted article Agronomic crop producers are invited to the 2019 Crop Conference being held on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at the Wysox Firehall, 110 Lake Road, Towanda, PA 18848 (Wysox for GPS).  A variety of sessions offering progressive information on a number of key agronomic questions will be provided. SessionsContinue Reading

Submitted Article To help farmers put together a winning grain-marketing game plan, Penn State Extension is offering a workshop designed to enhance farmers’ grain-marketing confidence and skills. The course offers practical, easy-to-execute advice to help farmers secure a good average price for their crop. Developed by the University of Minnesota,Continue Reading

Submitted Article Old barns and open fields, rolling hills and river flats, picturesque small towns and winding country roads, cattle grazing and corn stalks standing tall, the smell of fresh cut hay and the sun setting over the mountain – this is Bradford County. These pastoral scenes are entrusted toContinue Reading

Ag Day Committee members include (seated, from left) Cathy Bewley, Evie Goff, Dana Empet, (standing) Brenda Voll and Sarah Welch and (not pictured) Linda Falcone, Mark Madden, Barb Roszel, Kim Clark, and Michelle Kowalewski. Submitted Article The Susquehanna County Ag Day planning committee is busy preparing for the 30th Annual event that willContinue Reading

By Rick Hiduk (Also published in the Susquehanna County Independent) Though the amount of actively-farmed land in Susquehanna County has been slowly shrinking, agriculture continues to be a driving force in the county’s economy. Niche farming has picked up in recent years also, but the information available to small-scale growersContinue Reading