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How would you like to eat ice cream across Pennsylvania and get paid for it?

American Dairy Association North East looking for "Chief Ice Cream Officer"
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Updated: 2020-09-24 11:37:33

Farmers call for increased mental health resources amidst COVID-19 pandemic

As profit margins narrow and the coronavirus pandemic strains the food supply chain, Cliff Wallace from Lawrence County Farm Bureau said he and his colleagues need help coping with the psychological burden.

By Julia Agos/WITF

Coronavirus pandemic threatens Pa.’s already vulnerable dairy farms

The coronavirus pandemic hit just as many in the business felt their fortunes were finally beginning to turn.

By Charles Thompson/PennLive

Smart Talk Road Trip to Pa. Farm Show

Agriculture has been described as Pennsylvania’s number one industry because it has such an economic and cultural impact on the state. So, any change in policy, the economy, weather and climate or consumer tastes affects Pennsylvanians.

By Scott LaMar/WITF

Series of webinars aims to give Pa. dairy producers more tools for success

A new series of online courses aims to give dairy producers more tools for success.

By Rachel McDevitt/StateImpact Pennsylvania

Most U.S. dairy cows are descended from just 2 bulls. That’s not good

Farmers like to buy semen from top-ranked bulls, and the companies keep breeding even better bulls, mating their top performers with the most productive cows. “They keep selecting the same families over and over again,” Chad Dechow says.