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The Civil War, plays, musicals and pond fish

Living history, music, exhibits at Civil War encampment MILFORD, PA — The Columns Museum will host the 11th annual Civil War encampment from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 21. This year, …

Flamethrowers and thunder chickens

While spring is most certainly sprung and the most recent snowstorm officially melted away into the land of blissful ignorance, I can’t help but feel like I’m still playing a lot of …

Milk prices must not collapse

Prices paid to dairy farmers have finally reached nearly $25 per cwt. (hundred pounds of milk) and the Class I price in Federal Order One for April’s milk reached $27.63 per cwt., which is …

Farmworker advocates applaud new tax credit

Rural & Migrant Ministry, Inc. (RMM) commends the New York State government for taking steps to ensure that the labor rights of farmworkers are protected. The recently adopted state budget …

Raising pastured pigs on small acreage and more

Raising pastured pigs on small acreage MIDDLETOWN, NY — Pigs don’t sweat, and neither should you when you’ve decided to pasture-raise pigs. Join All Family Farm and Cornell …

Scout museum hosts photo show and more

Scout museum hosts photo show BEAR MOUNTAIN, NY — Before Narrowsburg’s famed Ten Mile River Scout camp opened, there were the Kanohwahke Scout camps. Nearly 75 people at the Bear …

The photography of Peter Kolesar and more

What's going on in arts, leisure and the community March 31 to April 6

Put this one on your fridge

Narrowsburg, NY is very community-minded. Civic pride abounds. There’s always something to do. Smart citizens plan ahead, so with that in mind get out your calendars and make sure to protect …

Supply drive for Ukraine and more

What's going on in your community, March 31 to April 6

Bees, please

LOCH SHELDRAKE, NY — “Oh, I was always interested in bees,” said Art Riegal. “I saw the beekeepers in their white hooded suits and gloves. To a nine-year-old they looked like …

Celebrating women's history and abstract art, and more

What's going on in arts, leisure and the community March 24 to 30

New podcast for Women's History Month and more

The history of the Hawley Silk Mill HAWLEY, PA — Tony Waldron, Pike County commissioner, will be the guest speaker at the Shohola Railroad and Historical Society (SRHS) meeting at 7 p.m. on …

Making maple memories

Steam filled the air, swirling and wafting away as it plumed upwards from the wide stainless pan in our grandfather’s driveway. Sap dripped steadily into the top of the pan, slowly filling it. …

Pro-Ag: Keep the premium for dairy farmers

PENNSYLVANIA — On March 2, representatives from dairy groups testified before the Pennsylvania Milk Marketing Board (PMMB) about the premium paid to dairy farmers in the state. That premium is …

Hope and family for Sullivan County’s dairy farmers

SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — Dairy farming in Sullivan County isn’t just a family business. It’s a way of life, and has been for generations of family farmers. “It was a great way …

Solar plans on the rise near Hawley

PALMYRA TOWNSHIP, PA — A 50-acre solar farm with the capacity to power up to 600 homes may soon be coming to Wayne County, just outside of Hawley. The company looking to purchase the property, …

Make allowances help middlemen by hurting farmers

Should an increase in the make allowance be awarded to milk handlers, which could then be used to lower milk prices paid to dairy farmers? Of course not! The make allowance was once part of the …

Programs available to help New Yorkers manage rising …

What's new in the Upper Delaware region March 10 to 16

Our first tractor

Some purchases are unique; chicken feed and fertilizer don’t exactly fit this bill. No, I’m talking about much more rare opportunities. The kind you normally spend years window-shopping …

Delaware Valley Elementary kindergarten registration …

Deadlines approach for USDA commodity safety net programs NATIONWIDE — Agricultural producers who have not yet enrolled in the risk coverage or price-loss coverage programs for the 2022 crop …
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