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Turkey Hill Dairy, 3 national corporations focus on Lancaster County farmers over water pollution

Turkey Hill Dairy, 3 national corporations focus on Lancaster County farmers over water pollution

Looking over a conservation practice on the Graywood Farms dairy operation in Fulton Township are, from left: Bob Cooksey, Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers; John Cox, president of Turkey Hill Dairy; Jenna Mitchell, Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay; Lisa Graybeal, Graywood Farms co-owner; Chris Thompson, Lancaster County Conservation District; and Byron Graybeal, Graywood Farms co-owner.BLAINE […]

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“Choose PA Dairy” Campaign

“Choose PA Dairy” Campaign

  Pennsylvania dairy: it’s goodness that matters for good nutrition, better health, stronger farm families, and a strong economy. The commonwealth’s dairy industry fuels all of this by providing an abundant supply of fresh, wholesome milk that’s rich in the nine essential nutrients for good health and by supporting our state’s economy to the tune […]

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State’s lanternfly outbreak has all of US growers worried

State’s lanternfly outbreak has all of US growers worried

AGRICULTURE State’s lanternfly outbreak has all of US growers worried ZACH MONTAGUE NEW YORK TIMES To most people, the buds and sprouts of April are welcome heralds of spring. But to some farmers and scientists in the southeastern corner of Pennsylvania, these signs mark the beginning of a long season of dread. Their worry is […]

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Ag Dept. pushes Pa.-made milk, dairy

Ag Dept. pushes Pa.-made milk, dairy

Ag Dept. pushes Pa.-made milk, dairy AGRICULTURE Marketing campaign tries to bolster ailing industry AD CRABLE ACRABLE@LNPNEWS.COM Pennsylvania’s latest campaign to help struggling dairy farmers urges residents to seek out milk made only in Pennsylvania. The “Choose PA Dairy: Goodness That Matters” campaign has been launched by the state Department of Agriculture along with dairy industry […]

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Agri[CULTURE] – Building on Diversity

Agri[CULTURE] – Building on Diversity

Many of us are creatures of habit when it comes to what we do and how we get it done. The “ruts of repetition” can get deep quickly! We do well to stop and ask ourselves, “Why do we do what we do?” To explore potential diversity and build on it in a farm operation […]

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Agri[CULTURE] – Cultivating Inspiration

Agri[CULTURE] – Cultivating Inspiration

We live among a society which is unprecedented in its demands for that which is quick, easy and sure to garner peer approval. In contemplation of stories in scripture, one is soon impressed with the reality that strong character is never developed in the mold of the quick and easy. Rather, faith-evident character is only […]

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Agri[CULTURE] – Creating A Vision

Agri[CULTURE] – Creating A Vision

In the Biblical book of Proverbs it is written, “Without a vision the people perish.” When a sense of purpose or direction is discerned, it is very wise to script a simple statement of vision which gives clear indication of WHY an initiative or company exists. This Vision Statement serves as a reference point or […]

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Agri[CULTURE] – Finding Balance

Agri[CULTURE] – Finding Balance

Balance: “Having the capacity to remain upright and steady.” On this sometimes-daunting journey of life, we are constantly afforded opportunities to choose our next steps. These are typically based along two primary streams of thought. One: What are those elements of culture, which must be tenaciously guarded and practiced? Two: To what changes in our […]

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