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

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

Submitted Article Calling all farms! Get help with your Manure Management Plan on Friday, Dec. 14 from the Bradford County Conservation District in Wysox. Manure Management plans are required in Pennsylvania for anyone who mechanically applies manure or pastures animals. The Bradford County Conservation District will hold an informal “openContinue Reading

Submitted Article The summer of 2018 has been one for the record books. Since about mid-July, the deluge has not let up, and that has left many in a bind this harvest season. In an effort to harvest quality corn silage, many fields have become rutted and compacted. With belowContinue Reading