(NEW YORK) -- As prices continue to climb on an array of goods due to inflation and increased production costs -- like fuel for transportation -- farm owners have warned that pumpkins could have a higher price tag this season. With Halloween fast approaching, pumpkins... Read More.
DuBois – Downtown DuBois Inc. is hosting a Farmer's Market today from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.. in the Pershing Parking Lot.
Clearfield – According to the Clearfield County Area Agency on Aging, more than 1,600 local senior residents have received vouchers to use at area Farmers Markets. The local agency works in partnership with the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture in providing the vouchers to assist seniors... Read More.
(KANKAKEE, Ill.) -- President Joe Biden hit the road Wednesday to talk about the role American farmers can play in alleviating global food shortages caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. At O’Connor Farms, a family-run farm in Kankakee, Illinois, Biden outlined steps his administration is... Read More.
Clearfield - In partnership with the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, the Clearfield County Area Agency on Aging will distribute vouchers for the Seniors Farmers Market Nutrition Program. Eligible Seniors can receive $24 in checks to buy fresh produce at certified Farmers Markets and Roadside stands. Residents of... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The holiday season is in full swing and tree farmers across the country are preparing for the Christmas crowds. At Boyd Mountain Christmas Tree Farm in Waynesville, North Carolina, customers can cut down their own Christmas tree. Darren Nicholson, who works at... Read More.
(PAUMA VALLEY, Calif.) -- The key to helping curb greenhouse gas emissions from the agriculture industry may be hidden just beneath the surface. While in the past century farming has transformed to be faster and on a larger scale, the newfound efficiency came at a cost... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- John Boyd Jr., a fourth-generation farmer, grew up close to his 1,000-acre farm in southern Virginia where he now grows soybeans, wheat and livestock. Boyd, of Baskerville, Virginia, is also the founder of the non-profit National Black Farmers Association, which educates and... Read More.
Pennsylvania – With all of Pennsylvania's essential agriculture industry now eligible for COVID-19 vaccination, agricultural officials are thanking farmers for their hard work during the pandemic and encouraging farmers to trust the science and take the vaccine. *** Gettysburg, PA - With all of... Read More.
Harrisburg, PA - Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding announced that the CARES Act-funded Dairy Indemnity Program has distributed $7.6 million in direct relief payments to 1,550 dairy farmers in the commonwealth. Any dairy farmer who experienced losses due to discarded or displaced milk during the... Read More.