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Portable Rollermill Mixers for the Beef Industry - Achieve supreme feed quality for your beef production with two new high...

4/24/2014 - Portable Rollermill Mixers for the Beef Industry

Achieve supreme feed quality for your beef production with two new high-performance portable Cattle Maxx Rollermill Mixers from Art's Way Mfg., the 105-bushel model 6105 and 165-bushel model 6530. "Rollermills and grinder mixers are core products for us," said Brian Crouch, director of sales and marketing for Art's Way. "We have worked hard to ensure the two new Cattle Maxx models...


Free NozzleCalc App from Greenleaf Technologies - Greenleaf Technologies is proud to announce the availability of the free...

4/23/2014 - Free NozzleCalc App from Greenleaf Technologies

Greenleaf Technologies is proud to announce the availability of the free NozzleCalc app. Chemical labels are recommending specific droplet sizes, making it imperative to select nozzles for droplet size and not simply GPA. Greenleaf developed this app with the people who spray in mind. It provides the most convenient resource for ensuring accurate Greenleaf spray nozzle selection so you get the right...


Make Easy Work of Gathering Firewood - The Pinch-A-Log from Northwind Tools, LLC is a firewood handler that eliminates dee...

4/22/2014 - Make Easy Work of Gathering Firewood

The Pinch-A-Log from Northwind Tools, LLC is a firewood handler that eliminates deep bending and picks up firewood from 6 to 26 inches, whether split, whole or standing on end. Additionally, firewood can usually be picked up or thrown using just one hand. The weight of the wood is evenly distributed between the pinch points, which can make it feel lighter. The Pinch-A-Log is manufactured in...


4/21/2014 - Winter Damage Not Stopping BRR Resistance Research

As northern New York farmers begin checking their fields for signs of brown root rot (BRR) this spring, Cornell University researchers are preparing to overcome a weather-related setback to developing regionally adapted alfalfa varieties resistant to the soilborne fungus Phoma sclerotioides. Ice sheeting in 2012 killed both older and younger generations of alfalfa plants and caused the loss of...


CrustBuster/SpeedKing Unveils New Canola Special Drill - Meeting the challenge of successfully planting canola crops in a ...

4/20/2014 - CrustBuster/SpeedKing Unveils New Canola Special Drill

Meeting the challenge of successfully planting canola crops in a variety of soil conditions with a wide range of soil moisture levels and in fields ranging from tilled to no-till is what the new CrustBuster Canola Special Drill does best. CrustBuster has taken the proven All Plant Drill and created a Canola Special Drill that plants canola seed in heavy residue. Available in 30, 40 and...


4/19/2014 - Hundreds of Pennsylvania Farmers Discuss Priority Issues with State General Assembly

More than 350 farmers from across Pennsylvania met with members of the state General Assembly to discuss priority issues affecting farm families, including the pressing need for pension reform to address an enormous unfunded liability, during the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau's State Legislative Conference. "If there is no action on pension reform, Pennsylvania families can expect to bear the...


4/18/2014 - Customer Relations Seminar for Dairy Professionals

Dairy professionals who work within Pennsylvania's dairy industry are invited to attend a professional development conference on Thursday, May 15, titled "Essentials for Enhancing Your Career." The meeting will run from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and will include an opening discussion followed by two sets of breakout sessions. The one-day conference is being hosted by the Center for Dairy Excellence...


4/17/2014 - FarmTek to Host Workshop on Hydroponic Livestock Feed

FarmTek will host a Hydroponic Fodder Workshop on May 15, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. EST for farmers and growers. The workshop, which is to be held at the FarmTek Technology Center East in South Windsor, Conn., will help attendees learn about controlled environment agriculture (CEA) and how to integrate a hydroponically grown feed into their agriculture business or farm. During the workshop,...


4/16/2014 - Extension Offering Sheep Shearing Workshops

Penn State Extension will offer sheep shearing workshops across the state this year for those interested in learning about sheep shearing and basic sheep management. Co-sponsored by the Pennsylvania Sheep and Wool Growers Association, workshops are scheduled for the following dates and sites: April 24-25, Tyler Hill, northeast Pennsylvania, 5 to 9 p.m. (both evenings). May 2-3, Scenery...


4/15/2014 - Apply for Conservation Innovation Grants

The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Vermont, an agency under the United States Department of Agriculture, announced the availability of Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies. The NRCS anticipates that the amount available for support of the Vermont State CIG competition in fiscal year 2014...


4/14/2014 - 2014 Vermont Maple Festival

The 48th annual Vermont Maple Festival will be held April 25-27, 2014. Visitors will flock from throughout the U.S. (and from other countries as well) to downtown St. Albans for maple treats, maple learning and maple fun at the end of maple time in Vermont. The theme is Vermont Maple: Simply the Best. There's always something for everyone. Much of the event is without cost and handicapped-accessible....


4/11/2014 - Last-Minute Planting Decision Resources Available from DuPont Pioneer

Corn and soybean growers can take advantage of online resources from DuPont Pioneer to make last-minute planting decisions. Growers can visit www.pioneer.com or download apps for Apple and Android mobile devices to tap into the resources and knowledge of seed industry experts and decades of research. The Pioneer Planter Checklist has nearly 50 color photos and tips to prevent common seeding...


Multitek Appointed as Vimek Distributor - Multitek North America, LLC has been appointed as the Vimek distributor for the ...

4/11/2014 - Multitek Appointed as Vimek Distributor

Multitek North America, LLC has been appointed as the Vimek distributor for the U.S. Vimek is a manufacturer of small-scale forestry equipment designed for contractors and woodlands owners looking to maximize value from their forests. In May, Multitek will be displaying two models of the machines at the Northeastern Forest Products Equipment Expo in Essex Junction, Vt., as well as the Expo Richmond...


4/10/2014 - Farm Credit East Reports Financial Results and Commitment to Invest in Future of Northeast Agriculture

Farm Credit East reported strong 2013 financial results, showing continued growth in loans coupled with strong earnings, which allowed for record combined patronage dividends of $44.5 million to customer owners. "Farm Credit East has a deep commitment to the future of Northeast agriculture," said Bill Lipinski, CEO of Farm Credit East. "With strong earnings and capital levels, we...


4/9/2014 - EPA and Army Corps of Engineers Clarify Protection for Nation's Streams and Wetlands

Agriculture's exemptions and exclusions from Clean Water Act expanded by proposal
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Army Corps) jointly released a proposed rule to clarify protection under the Clean Water Act for streams and wetlands that form the foundation of the nation's water resources. The proposed rule will benefit businesses by increasing efficiency in determining coverage of the Clean Water Act. The agencies are launching...


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