Bradford County 4-H sent one of the largest groups yet of potato judges for an annual youth contest at the Pennsylvania Farm Show. Participants this year included (front, from left) Monroe Bellows, Gweneth Bellows, Danica Vargason, Noelle Rogers, (back) Rachel Fritsche, Averie Cook, Ellie Cook, Eva Cook, Ariana Cook, MadelaineContinue Reading

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

Kicking off the annual Fill a Glass with Hope campaign at the Pennsylvania Farm Show with Farm Show milkshakes from the Pennsylvania Dairymen’s Association were above, from left) Lolly Lescher, Owner-Operator at Way-Har Farms; Julie Bancroft, CEO of Feeding Pennsylvania; Dave Smith, Executive Director of the PA Dairymen’s Association; CharlieContinue 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