More than 75 vendors are slated to participate in this years Susquehanna County Ag Day on March 3. The annual event features food, seminars, children’s activities, and a pie contest and draws hundreds of people of all ages to Elk Lake High School in Springville. Photos by Rick Hiduk/Submitted ArticleContinue Reading

Submitted Article Busy bee Master Gardeners of the Penn State Cooperative Extension will host a free public class at the Towanda Demonstration Garden on Fourth Street and College Avenue at 6:15 pm on Tuesday, June 21. Topics will include “Pollinator Monitoring” and “Non-Honey Products” Did you know pollinators are responsible for oneContinue Reading

Photos and Story by Rick Hiduk The flow of people viewing exhibits and participating in classes at Susquehanna County Ag Day (top) on Friday was steady throughout the six-hour event. Ag Day royalty included (above, from left) Susquehanna County Dairy Princess Taylor Sebring, Alternate Dairy Princess Brooke Marvin, and PA MapleContinue Reading

  Submitted article Calling all commercial vegetable growers! Come to this year’s day-long meeting! Gain more profit from your farm! Get great information and ideas to improve your management by attending. Featured speakers at this year’s Endless Mountains Commercial Vegetable meeting will be Bill Lamont, Ph.D., Penn State Extension VegetableContinue Reading

The 2014 growing season is in full swing, and local agricultural producers are bringing a bounty of fresh vegetables, fruits and handmade crafts to a farmers market near you. Members of Northern Tier Buy Fresh Buy Local (NTBFBL) are anxious to get the word out about the many locations whereContinue Reading

Strawberries, sweet corn, tomatoes, apples, squash, plums, melons, green beans, peppers, pumpkins and fresh herbs will soon fill gardens, fields, and orchards across Pennsylvania’s Northern Tier. Add local beef, poultry, maple syrup and honey, and locally-produced dairy products and you’re working toward complete meals comprised of the agricultural bounty ofContinue Reading

Photos and Story by Rick Hiduk Susquehanna County Dairy Princess and Elk Lake High School junior Merecedes Spickerman (left) and PA State Dairy Princess Lu-Anne Antisdel from West Warren, Bradford County, were among the dairy royalty who offered milk, cheese, and ice cream to guests at the newly combined AgContinue Reading

Photo by Rick Hiduk The Susquehanna River winds between the borough of Meshoppen and farmlands in Mehoopany and Meshoppen Townships. Watershed quality in the Endless Mountains region is being improved via partnerships with farm owners and agencies like the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. In a report issued by The Chesapeake BayContinue Reading

By Rick Hiduk Board members of the Endless Mountains Heritage Region (EMHR) voted unanimously on Wednesday to take the Northern Tier Pennsylvania Buy Fresh Buy Local program under their wing. The primary goal of those who coordinate similar programs across the state is to promote local agriculture, farm stands, wineriesContinue Reading