Just because your horse has gotten older and is no longer show worthy doesn’t mean that it can’t continue to serve an important purpose. All across the country horses are getting a second wind serving as instruments of healing through a service known as equine assisted therapy. [Read more…]
Crowds were taken back in time to 1717, the days of jousting, sword fighting and the drinking of mead as a familiar drink at the Annual Mutton and Mead Medieval Festival.
Organizer David Agro, resident of Brattleboro, VT, has been with the event for seven years. Now a tradition, the festival occurred at the Millers Falls Rod and Gun Club in Montague, MA on June 24-25. [Read more…]
White’s Farm Supply, Inc. in Canastota, NY has been named to New Holland’s exclusive President’s Club, the highest honor New Holland bestows on a dealership. The award recognizes superior service to customers as well as excellence and continuous improvement in business performance. [Read more…]
“If you prune early and often it will take a lot less time and make harvesting more efficient later on,” says CCE ENY Commercial Horticulture Program Vegetable and High Tunnel Specialist Amy Ivy.
Folks traveled for hours to attend the hands-on, high tunnel tomato pruning workshop instructed by Ivy and CCE ENYCHP Horticulture Specialist Crystal Stewart, hosted by Ray Zimmerman’s High Tunnels near Fort Plain, NY, earlier this year. [Read more…]
ALFRED, NY — Some folks have been pondering whether grass-based farmer, Russ Wilson, enjoys being categorized as a livestock producer more or being labeled as a soil microbe savant more. One thing’s for sure, you can’t deny his optimism for the future and his passion for improving land by creating a resilient base of grazing forages as the centerpiece of profitability. [Read more…]
More than 100 farmers and Ag Industry professionals attended the West Virginia Southern Conservation District’s (SCD) Farm Field Day on June 16 at the John Farrell Farm located near Hinton, WV. The field day featured exhibitors from governmental agencies including the West Virginia Extension Service, West Virginia Conservation District, West Virginia Division of Forestry, the USDA Farm Service Agency and the USDA NRCS. Additional exhibits included farm businesses that serve or benefit from SCD resources. [Read more…]
On June 16, 2017, Kristy Shafer, Agriculture PTECH Principal, Hamilton- Fulton- Montgomery (HFM) BOCES, welcomed attendees to the inaugural HFM Ag PTECH FFA Awards Banquet and ceremony.
The new FFA Chapter was implemented under the leadership of NY Association of Agricultural Educators 2017 Outstanding Teacher, PTECH FFA Advisor Julia Hudyncia. [Read more…]
When Haley-Ann, 10, and Riley Lynch, 7, get out from school they don’t go home to watch TV. Most days they go directly to their grandparent’s beef cattle farm in Southwick, MA where they help with various chores. When the weekend comes, they get up at the crack of dawn to do more. [Read more…]