Slick sheep shine at Keystone

2018-10-29T19:08:35+00:00October 29th, 2018|Western Edition|

by Sally Colby
While many sheep exhibitors were washing, carding and trimming sheep prior to classes at the Keystone International Livestock Expo (KILE), held recently in Harrisburg, PA, one breed required almost no preparation at the venue. Shropshire sheep are slick-sheared prior to the show, arrive with almost no wool and need only some last-minute touch-ups prior to exhibition. (more…)

Farm Aid 2018

2018-10-29T15:53:16+00:00October 29th, 2018|Eastern Edition, Mid Atlantic, New England Farm Weekly, Western Edition|

by Michael Wren 
HARTFORD, CT – In 1985 Willie Nelson, Neil Young and John Mellencamp hosted a concert to help raise awareness of the loss of family farms across America and raise funds to help keep farmers on their land. Thirty-three years later they are still playing, with many more artists joining them to support family farms.