Beef, sheep, meat-goat and swine producers looking for information on how to make their livestock enterprises more profitable can take advantage of four home-study courses offered by Penn State Extension this winter.
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?
Schellsburg youth selected to serve as 4-H State Council Officer.
This is National 4-H Week, October 6th – 12th. In honor of this occasion, Everett Cash Mutual Insurance Company of Everett has donated $5,000 to the Bedford County 4-H program.
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