PA Farm Show Coverage

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A ‘Hopeful’ Start for the Farm Show
With a food court bustling with people and thousands of milkshakes, potatoes, apple dumplings and other items flying across the counters, food insecurity is not a topic you expect to be discussed. But ...more
Monday, January 12, 2015
Do You Have Your Farm Show To-Do List Ready?
Farm Show weather has hit in full force this week – snow and cold has blitzed south-central Pennsylvania. But Farm Show preparations are in full swing for many. The first wave of livestock exhi ...more
Wednesday, January 07, 2015
It’s Cold Outside
Records were broken this morning, as in the coldest Jan. 7 on record. I can’t help but remember the last cold Farm Show in 1994. Why 1994? That was the year I was an alternate county dairy princ ...more
Tuesday, January 07, 2014
Farm Show Starting to Take Shape
It’s hard to believe, it will soon be time to head to the Pennsylvania Farm Show. It’s one of the earliest starts I have ever seen. Between Christmas and New Year holiday preparations, ou ...more
Wednesday, January 01, 2014
Farm Show Showcases Local Ag
In a time when “buying local” is becoming more than a catchphrase, the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture is spending Farm Show week reminding people that buying agricultural products ...more
Tuesday, January 08, 2013
Power of the ‘Social’ Vote
If you pay attention to the blogosphere, you know it is a very chatty place where bloggers discuss the latest trends in everything from cooking and crafting to opinions about issues that affect the wr ...more
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Today’s Agriculture: Tackling the Public Persona
In about a week, the public will get to see what many farmers live with day to day – the inside of a barn. I recognize that this is not going to be a typical barn because it’s highly unlik ...more
Thursday, December 29, 2011
‘Agvocating‘ for Agriculture – One Farm Show Visitor at a Time
    I love sitting on a showbox. One, you can just sit and take in the buzz happening all around you. Second, because you have declared yourself as a livestock exhibitor at th ...more
Thursday, January 13, 2011
Random Farm Show Observations
Being that I am a staff writer for Lancaster Farming, I get the privilege of getting a behind-the-scenes look at Farm Show events throughout the week. But it's nice to be able to just go and enjoy the ...more
Monday, January 10, 2011
Farming and Faith
At the Pennsylvania Farm Show, a non-denominational church service has been a part of the program for some time. This year, the Pennsylvania Nonbelievers, a group of atheists, agnostics, and humanists ...more
Monday, January 10, 2011
Lancaster Farming Freebies at Farm Show
The 2011 PA Farm Show has officially kicked off and is rolling along with the usual large crowd of families and friendly faces that is a trademark of this great show.  On Friday, all of the exhib ...more
Monday, January 10, 2011
Butter Sculpture Tribute to “Play 60”
E-A-G-L-E-S - EAGLES! In a unique twist, butter and football came together today. The 2011 sculpture pays tribute to the “Fuel Up to Play 60” program, a partnership between the dairy che ...more
Thursday, January 06, 2011
York County Family Preps for Farm Show
In the next couple of days, the first wave of entries will descend on the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex. One of the families that will have entries in the new produce displays is the Flinchbaughs of ...more
Monday, January 03, 2011
Farm Show Implements Changes to Accentuate the Showcase of Agriculture
Farm Show Implements Changes to Accentuate the Showcase of Agriculture     If you have not been to the Farm Show in recent years, this is the year to attend. I was fortunate enough ...more
Wednesday, December 29, 2010
Farm Show Prep Has Begun
New Years may almost be here, but Farm Show is quickly taking over my daily “to do” list. Getting livestock ready for the Farm Show is something of an art form. Everything you normally do ...more
Monday, December 27, 2010
The Farm Show: A Political Playground?
When most people think of the Pennsylvania Farm Show they think of baked potatoes, milkshakes, tractors and checking out the livestock exhibits. However, there is another crop on hand, public official ...more
Tuesday, December 21, 2010
Farm Show is Coming
It's a busy time at Lancaster Farming. And for good reason. We're getting set to cover this year's Farm Show, which starts on Jan. 8. Reporters and correspondents will be providing wall-to-wall cover ...more
Tuesday, December 21, 2010

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