A few simple steps preparing for weaning can minimize the stress to both ewes and lambs in your flock.
4-H Teens attend State Leadership Conference in State College
Twenty one members from Bedford County participated in the 53rd Annual State 4-H Horse Show
The snow is falling and the best place to be is snuggled on the couch, covered with a blanket, and drinking a cup of hot cocoa. Can't you just smell the chocolate? But, while you are inside a warm house, the farm animals are living outside. Don't they need to be inside during the cold weather?
One of the greatest challenges for sheep and goat producers is preventing and controlling internal parasites in their animals. This workshop will start with the basics of understanding parasite life cycles and then give tips on how to better manage sheep and goats to prevent internal parasite infections.
One of the greatest opportunities for livestock producers in PA is producing high quality pasture to minimize feed costs for a livestock enterprise.
The days are getting longer, there’s a hint of freshness in the air and a quiet hum all around. The long-awaited spring is here.
I have noticed many of the cooking show chefs often use kosher salt or sea salt in place of “regular” salt when it comes to seasoning foods, promoting these as being better tasting and healthier. I thought it would be interesting to take a look at these salts to see if one is really better than the other.
Just like people, plants have certain areas where they prefer to live.
March is National Nutrition Month
If hunting dyed eggs is a special part of your holiday observance, you do need to think seriously about food safety when you begin to hide those eggs.
The 4-H idea is simple: help young people and their families gain the skills they need to become leaders in their communities.
What’s your dream for retirement? Are you planning on retiring at the same time as your spouse?
Raw meat products all have the potential to carry bacteria such as Salmonella or E. coli, so there are two things in particular to keep in mind when handling raw meats.
In light of the abundant commercials that you see on television, it probably will not shock you to learn that advertisers spend big bucks to get their message across to the public.
Because of Valentine’s Day, February is associated with the heart!
Winters can be challenging for farmers as they head out to the barn morning and evening to tend to their livestock.
Child care trainings are being offered in Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Huntingdon, and Somerset Counties
It is hard to believe another year has passed and we are half way through January 2013! For many people, the start of the year means making resolutions to improve health, lose weight or exercise more.