Sally and Andy Dewing stand next to the Endless Mountains Maple Syrup Producers Association display, which was developed by the Athens FFA. The Association represents maple producers in Bradford, Sullivan, and Susquehanna counties. Story and photo by Rick Hiduk (originally published in The Farmer’s Friend) The Endless Mountains Maple SyrupContinue Reading

4H potato judges at the 106th Pennsylvania Farm Show included (top, from left) Averie Cook, Madelaine Alderfer, Ariana Cook, Danica Vargason, Monroe Bellows, Gwynn Bellows, Landon Shanks, Lydia Shanks, Ellie Cook, Nadia Alderfer, Rachel Fritsch, and Eleyana Bellows. Rachel Fritsch’s Penn State-themed potato (below) collection garnered a first-place win inContinue Reading

Canton FFA members (above, from left) Tyler Engel, Samantha Morgan, Oliver Kelley, and Camille McRoberts sport Spotted Lanternfly hats after their informative presentation on how to capture the pests. From there, they followed fellow FFA members to the New Holland Arena for the annual Pennsylvania State FFA Association Mid-Winter Convention.Continue Reading

Corbin Bruce (above) of Athens points to one of his winning photos in the PA Farm Show. His sister, Shelby (not pictured), also did well with her photo entries. Corbin picked up a win in the youth photo contest with this simple shot (top) of livestock on the family farm.Continue Reading

Hannah Merkh holds the lemon curd angel food cake that she entered in this year’s PA Farm Show. Story and photo by Rick Hiduk (Exclusive to readers) Though former Tunkhannock resident Hannah Merkh didn’t place in the top five with her angel food cake at the Pennsylvania Farm Show,Continue Reading

Canton students Lyle Vermilya (above, left) and Tyler Engel with a confection rendition of Lyle’s barn. Story and photos by Rick Hiduk (originally published in the Daily Review) Two Canton teachers took 18 students to the Pennsylvania Farm Show several times over the past week, with yet another trip plannedContinue Reading

Troy Elementary School student Landon Cole gives a playful pig named Zack a good brushing after his second-place win in the market swine 4-H division at the Pennsylvania Farm Show. Zack’s win made him eligible for the 4-H livestock auction scheduled for Tuesday morning. Story and photo by Rick HidukContinue Reading

Susquehanna County 4-H members (above, from left) Aiden Empet, Claire Getz, Chelsea Empet, Christopher Kowalewski, Jack Kowalewski, Andrew Kowalewski, Amanda Voll, Celeste Clark, Jillian Gustin, and Alex Empet gather after showing their lambs at the Pennsylvania Farm Show this past weekend. Story and photos below by Rick Hiduk / TopContinue Reading

Andrew Kowalewski (top, center) is congratulated by Bill desRosiers of Cabot (left), who provided both Andrew and his brother Christopher caps and other goodies after the purchase of Andrew’s lamb at the Pennsylvania Farm Show. Above, Chelsea Empet of New Milford braces her lamb, Peaches, for bidding during the JuniorContinue Reading

Representing the Harriman family of Sullivan County at the 2020 Pennsylvania Farm Show last week were (above, from left) Emma Byler; Rowdy, Payton and Casey Harriman; and Lucas Yarish. Belgian Draft horses Buzz and Rock finished fifth among eight teams entered in the Heavyweight pulling division. In top photo, EmmaContinue Reading