By Rick Hiduk (Originally published in the Rocket-Courier) Celeste Clark and her crossbred lamb, Bridge, performed well at the 2023 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. Celeste is the daughter of Charlie and Kim Clark of Springville, attends Elk Lake High School as a freshman, and is a member of theContinue Reading

Pennsylvania Auctioneers Association’s bid-calling contest winner Brian Burke II (center) stands on the Banquet Room stage of the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex with proud parents Brian Burke, Sr. and Pam Burke. Story by Rick Hiduk / Submitted photo (Originally published in the Rocket-Courier) A third generation auctioneer from Auburn CenterContinue Reading

Sawyer Herbert and Rose (above) and Jack Kowalewski (below) with Jane Story and photos by Rick Hiduk (Originally published in the Susquehanna County Independent) The Youth Livestock Show, held on the Tuesday of each year’s Pennsylvania Farm Show is the culmination of year’s of experience and a year specifically withContinue Reading

On Jan. 12, Bradford County Dairy Princess Rachel Jelliff (third from right) was joined at the Pennsylvania Farm Show by (from left) Delaware County Princess Victoria DiAndrea, State Alternate Dairy Princess Natalie Grumbine from Butler County, State Dairy Princes Selina Horst of Franklin County, State Alternate Dairy Princess Darcy Heltzel,Continue Reading

Susquehanna County 4H member Ryan Wright and Bolt did very well in Monday’s Market Goat Showmanship division at the PA Farm Show, allowing them to advance to the Youth Livestock Auction the next day. Story and photo by Rick Hiduk (Originally published in the Susquehanna County Independent) Ryan Wright hasContinue Reading

Pennsylvania Fair Queen Anna Haldeman (above, left) congratulates Eloise Caseman of Shunk on her fifth place win in the 2023 Blue Ribbon Apple Pie Contest at the Pennsylvania Farm Show on Jan. 7.  Story by Rick Hiduk / Photo courtesy PA Farm Show (Originally published in the Sullivan Review) AlthoughContinue Reading

Among the large group of students representing Northeast Bradford FFA in Harrisburg last week were (front, from left) Gavin Neville, Carson Vrable, John Calkins, Sydney Howland, Logan Shaddock, Donald Bolt, and Kristin Davis, each of whom received their jackets at the Farm Show on behalf of the Pennsylvania FFA AlumniContinue Reading

Edited from submitted materials Penn State Extension educators Amber Denmon (above, left) and Sam Zlotorzynski presented at the 2023 PA Preferred Culinary Connection stage at the 107th Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg on Saturday, Jan. 14. They demonstrated how to prepare Pumpkin Chowder and Roasted Tomato Flatbread. As part of theContinue Reading

4-H member Ariana Cook of Powell picked up a second-place ribbon at the Pennsylvania Farm Show with a collection of insects. Story and photo by Rick Hiduk (Original published in the Weekend Review) A lot of patience and determination resulted in a second-place finish for a 4-H member from PowellContinue Reading