The Seed Farm Accepting Applications
September 25, 2014
The Seed Farm’s New Farmer Training Program is now accepting applications for its 2015 season.
Optimizing Cattle and Forage: Dairy Genetics and Pasture Management Field Day held at Hameau Farm
September 24, 2014
An information packed field day was held at Hameau Farm in Mifflin County. Participants learned about how to assess your pastures for quality forage and how to use genetics and genomics in building the herd.
USDA Developing 3 New Local Food Directories
September 15, 2014
USDA’s National Farmers Market Directory is a valuable tool for consumers, farmers, and ranchers. Therefore, they are expanding the program to three new food directories.
PA-WAgN One-Day Networking Symposium
August 12, 2014
The Pennsylvania Women’s Agricultural Network is working diligently to deliver another successful One-Day Networking Symposium – Women Farmers: Heroes of Our Communities, slated for December 8, 2014, at the Penn Stater Conference Center, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
2014 Women Farmer Day a Success
August 12, 2014
Women farmers across the state celebrate the importance of women in agriculture with networking, singing, speakers, sales and promoting local farmers.
PA-WAgN Launches Specialty Mentor Program
April 17, 2013
The Pennsylvania Women’s Agricultural Network (PA-WAgN) is launching a women farmer mentoring program to connect established farmers with new and beginning farmers, aspiring farmers, and seasoned farmers. The mentor program will encourage women farmers to support each other through shared learning and exchange of experiences in workshops and online forums focused on five topic areas: fruit and vegetable cultivation, dairy and cheese production, urban agriculture and nutrition, on-farm education and value-added products, and livestock production.
Got a 6-Pack?
April 8, 2013
As printed in Lancaster Farming, April 6, 2013
By Jessica Rose Spangler, Reporter