Submitted Article The Conservation District’s interseeder has been hard at work this fall.  We have done just shy of 3,000 acres and now we would like to show everyone the results that we have gotten.  We will be visiting two farms in Tioga County on Friday, Nov. 9, and twoContinue Reading

Submitted Article Like gardening, but don’t like all the hard work associated with it? This may be just for you.  If you are like me, I like to put a garden in every year. However, as my mind wrestles with tilling the soil; all the weeding, and watering, and tendingContinue Reading

Submitted Article Throughout Pennsylvania, soybean growers are participating in research projects funded by the Pennsylvania Soybean Promotion Board and executed by Penn State researchers and Extension personnel. These studies aim at making soybean production more profitable in areas they have not been grown historically. Study topics include reducing planting populations,Continue Reading

Submitted Article Farm Women United (FWU), a grass-roots association organized by farm women to “Take back our food supply, one policy project at a time,” is holding a “Dairy Farm Family Crisis Hearing” on July 24, 2018, from 9 am to 5 pm, at the Lairdsville Fire Hall, 143 School Lane, Lairdsville, to addressContinue Reading

Bill and Amanda Banta (above) own and operate Rowlands Pennsylvania Produce in Exeter Township and hope to encourage other couples and families to take up niche farming to keep produce as local as possible.  Photos and story by Rick Hiduk (Also published in Living Susquehanna/Wyoming County magazine) Bill and AmandaContinue Reading

Photos & Story By Rick Hiduk (Also published in Living Susquehanna Wyoming County magazine)  Gerald and Tina Carlin (top) have the pleasure of working a fourth generation farm in southwest Susquehanna County that is frequented by faithful customers throughout the year. Gerald’s great grandparents, Ernest and Mamie Carlin, started theContinue Reading

Submitted Article “I want something growing in my soil 365 days of the year.”  This is what more and more farmers say as they look into how soil functions, and maximizing days with living roots is foundational.  This is why the Bradford County Conservation District (BCCD) is bringing a newContinue Reading

Submitted Article The Penn State Extension livestock team and the Pennsylvania Beef Producer Working Group have planned three beef producer meetings for April in the northern tier counties of Tioga, Bradford, and Susquehanna. The meetings are for persons interested in cow/calf production. All meetings are free and open to theContinue Reading

Submitted Article The Bradford County Conservation District’s annual tree seedling sale is underway. Available in this year’s sale are five evergreen species, ten hardwoods/shrubs, Strawberries, Blue Ray Blueberry, wildflower seed mix, two food plot mixes, Bluebird houses and Wood Duck nesting boxes.  Orders are due by March 23 and mustContinue Reading