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Well, here we are in 2012, and if we are honest, it will take us another month before we stop writing 2011. As I heard folks lamenting about 2011 and how many were glad to see it go, I was bemused. For some reason, when things get a little uncomfortable...
Jan. 31 and Feb. 7 — Poultry 101 — The staff will discuss rearing, feeding, management and housing, as well as hatching eggs and biosecurity. Space is limited. Registration is required. A $5 fee will be collected at the door; 7 to 9:30 p.m....
Last week, I started down the road talking about the Land Grant Act, which established colleges of agriculture and mechanics. As you might remember, the Land Grant Act gave 30,000 acres of public land to each state for each of its senators and...
I was recently asked what I like most about my job. My answer was that every day is different, and the wide variety of people with whom I get to work. I used the example that in the previous week, I had consultations with a dairy farmer, a family...
firstname.lastname@example.orgMaryland health officials say laboratory tests have confirmed the presence of the illness-causing bacteria, Campylobacter jejuni, in two unopened samples purchased from the Family Cow farm in Chambersburg The number of people in Pennsylvania, Maryland,...
email@example.comThe state on Monday cleared a Chambersburg-area farm for milk production, while the number of people sickened in the past several weeks by raw milk produced at the farm continued to rise. The number of confirmed cases reached 43 as of 4 p.m. Monday,...
I have been watching with a lot of interest lately the news reports about both “Made in America” and “Making a Difference” features. It is fascinating to me how novel these ideas seem to be to the folks doing the reporting. I...
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Special to The Herald-MailAt almost 1,300 pounds, Red, a hefty 19-month-old, is a sight to see. A Limousin heifer, this muscular dark golden-red beauty belongs to local farmer Adam Griffith, 20, of Boonsboro. Griffith has participated in and won many local stock show awards. Red...
The aquarium in the living room of Meir and Leah Lazar's Baltimore County home isn't just for decoration. The tilapia and bluegills packed into the 50-gallon glass tank are waiting their turn to wind up on dinner plates. Out back, Meir Lazar is putting...
Only 20% of the antibiotics sold in the U.S. are given to people who are sick with bacterial infections, such as ear and urinary tract infections and pneumonia. Most of the penicillin, tetracycline and other antibiotic drugs used in this country are given...
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. farmers are more optimistic about their current and future economic situation than they were in September after profitable harvests, according to a survey-based index produced by DTN/The Progressive Farmer. Farmers rated...
One of the nation's most widely planted crops - a genetically engineered corn plant that makes its own insecticide - may be losing its effectiveness because a major pest appears to be developing resistance more quickly than scientists expected. The U.S....
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