Jack Kowalewski (left) and Alex Empet took a turn on Jan. 8 at monitoring two expectant cows at the 108th Pennsylvania Farm Show that gave birth that afternoon. The two are seasoned members of Susquehanna County 4-H. Story and photos by Rick Hiduk (originally published in the Susquehanna County Indpendent)Continue Reading

Bradford County Dairy Princess Meredith Cole of Troy (top, back, left) staffs a dairy puzzle table at the Pennsylvania Farm Show with Somerset County Dairy Princess Carlie Knott. Meredith (above) worked at the Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg on Jan. 8, sharing her knowledge of farming and the importance ofContinue Reading

Among those who worked on the restoration of a 1941 Farmall tractor with Northeast Bradford FFA member Adam Keir (above, left) were (continuing from left) Gavin Neville, Wyatt Campbell, James Merritt, and Quentin Johnson. Story and Photo by Rick Hiduk (originally published in the Rocket-Courier) A showpiece in Giant ExpoContinue Reading

Lillian Broschart (top, left) listens to instructions from the judge of the Youth Poultry Division at the PA Farm Show in Harrisburg. Lillian (above) holds her favorite rooster, Smoke, and the second-place ribbon she won telling the judge everything about the peculiar mixed-breed bird. Story by Rick Hiduk / PhotosContinue Reading

The top three finishers in the Intermediate 2 Showmanship contest for dairy goats at the PA Farm Show were (above, from left), Scarlett Zeigler of York County, and sisters Sarah and Emily Gorham from New Milford, Susquehanna County. Below, Caitlin Demarest (foreground) gets some pointers on pre-show grooming from (back, center)Continue Reading

Laura Pert stands front and center among the other winning bakers, holding her cake and third-place ribbon. Below, Laura and her winning cake as it was displayed in the Family Living section of the PA Farm Show Complex. Story by Rick Hiduk /Submitted Photos (Originally published in the Susquehanna County Independent)Continue Reading