Are trees not top-of-mind during the winter? Maybe they should be. Winter is an ideal time to inspect tree branches for defects, decay, or structural issues without the camouflage of leaves. Wounds, decay cavities, crooked growth, and weak branch unions are problems in the making that can be more easily spotted when the trees are bare.
The North American Manure Expo is returning to Pennsylvania and promises to provide “Manure than you can Handle.”
This one-day short course will be held in four locations across Pennsylvania. Equine gastrointestinal parasites, and their increasing resistance to available dewormers, are a major concern in the equine industry. Taking a whole-farm approach to control can cut down on deworming, save money on products that are no longer effective on your farm, help you learn which horses have natural resistance and which ones are “shedders”, and help reduce parasite resistance.
The Pennsylvania Association of 4-H Extension Agents has recognized Lebanon County 4-H Volunteers Maureen Light and Linda Siegel as the recipients of the 2012 Clover Award.
Have you had your pressure canner dial gauge tested this year? Below is information and a list of locations to have your pressure canner dial gauge tested.
The process is free and links farm fresh businesses to interested customers searching for fresh, locally grown food.