Information on business management, including the Start Farming project, models for the future, land aquisition, value-added agriculture and food for profit. Resources also available for new women farmers, young next generation producers and next generation Hispanic producers.
Los productores pueden retener las becerras para la expansión del rebaño o venderlas, junto con los novillos, a los operadores de lotes de engorde.
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Huntsinger Farm Inc. in Hegins, Pennsylvania specializes in potato production, packing, and wholesale marketing.
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Horse fence can be one of the most attractive features of a horse facility. But not all fence is suitable for horses.
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There are several important factors that must be considered before growing hops commercially.
The most important way that Tobacco Mosaic Virus (TMV) can be spread from plant to plant is on workers' hands, clothing or on tools.
Most vegetable crops start their life as seeds.
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In this online course, learn about producing dairy products, such as yogurt and cheese. Apply marketing and financial tools to make profitable decisions.
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In this online course, small-scale food business entrepreneurs learn how to create a business using marketing, pricing, financing, and risk management tools.
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This online course teaches the basics of handling, preparing, and selling produce. Learn hands-on strategies to apply at markets and roadside stands.
On a recent trip to a wholesale marketing cooperative, the manager explained how she is always looking for more fruit from her growers.
Find dates and locations for pesticide applicator certification exams on the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture's PaPlants website.
This Penn State Extension publication, in Spanish and English, is designed for use by orchard employees - often the first individuals to detect a new occurrence of a fruit disease or insect pest.
The Lehigh Valley Study Circle Network began its 2017 season with a meeting hosted by Scholl Orchards, located in Bethlehem and Kempton PA.
Have you considered ways to diversify your farm operation? Many families explore options for farm activities that invite the public onto their farm.
This article provides an overview of the many different ways tomatoes can be staked or trellised- either in the field, high tunnel or greenhouse system.