3rd Annual Lancaster County Ag Week

3rd Annual Lancaster County Ag Week

The 3rd annual Lancaster County Agriculture Week – Ag Week – will be October 7 – 14, 2017. Ag Week celebrates the phenomenal impact that…

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Not your father’s farming

Not your father’s farming

No matter where you look, technology is changing the way farmers work. GPS has made big inroads in Jeff Frey’s Willow Street fields. “It’s very…

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The winner’s name is Eden Walrath.

Cherry Crest Adventure Farm’s Pumpkin Painting Contest Winner

Congratulations to Eden Walrath!   And thank to all the participants.

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Kayla and Kevin Frey grew the pumpkin he is holding from the seeds received at Family Farm Days - he had 3 pumpkins from that seed and this was the largest. They were the winner of the $250!

Ag Week Pumpkins

 

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Denim & Pearls

Denim & Pearls

Denim & Pearls is a fundraising dinner for the Lancaster County Agriculture Council. This year’s event was hosted by Pheasant Run Farm B&B, catered by…

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Ag Week Thursday

Ag Week Thursday

Thursday was a celebration of the fresh and abundant choices of Lancaster produced foods. Penn State Extension Educators provided sessions on selecting fall squash and…

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Mill Creek Tree Planting

Mill Creek Tree Planting

Friday featured a tree planting along Mill Creek on a farm outside Intercourse, Pennsylvania. The trees will shade the stream, cooling the water to make…

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Local school celebrates Agriculture Career Week

Local school celebrates Agriculture Career Week

Check out this Video from Fox 43: Local school celebrates Agriculture Career Week LANCASTER, PA.  – Students at Lampeter-Strasburg High School in Lancaster celebrated Agriculture Career…

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Sauders Eggs

Tour Sauders Eggs Monday October 10, 2016

Sauder Eggs 570 Furnance Hill Pike Lititz, PA 17543 www.saudereggs.com Tour Date: Monday Oct. 10th Start Time: 7:30-8:00am includes Omeletes Tour Length: 45 minutes Number…

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Tour Central PA Food Bank October 11, 2016

Tour Central PA Food Bank October 11, 2016

Central PA Food Bank 3908 Corey Road Harrisburg, PA 17109 Tour Date:Tuesday Oct. 11th Start Time: 10:00am-12:00pm Tour Length: 2 hours Number of Guests: 20-…

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Monday Morning Kick-Off Ag Economic Development Breakfast

Monday Morning Kick-Off Ag Economic Development Breakfast

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Tour of Brubaker Farms

Tour of Brubaker Farms

The other two photos are from a tour at Brubaker Farms in Mt. Joy, which exemplifies what farmers can do to improve local water quality.

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Healthy Streams Photos

Healthy Streams Photos

At Tuesday session on Healthy Streams, participants learned how agriculture can be part of the solution for local water quality.    

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Ag Week Wednesday in Pictures

Ag Week Wednesday in Pictures

Wednesday’s event was a showcase of the Lampeter-Strasburg Ag Department and FFA Chapter.  The focus is on all the diversified and varied careers that are…

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Tour Kauffman's Fruit Farm & Market  October 11, 2016

Tour Kauffman’s Fruit Farm & Market October 11, 2016

Kauffman’s Fruit Farm & Market 3097 Old Philadelphia Pike Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505 www.kauffmansfruitfarm.com Tour Date: Tuesday Oct. 11th Start Time: 9:00am Tour Length:60 minutes-touring orchards…

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Tour Brubaker Farms October 11, 12 & 14, 2016

Tour Brubaker Farms October 11, 12 & 14, 2016

Brubaker Farms 493 Musser Road Mount Joy, PA 17552 Tour Date: Tuesday Oct 11th- 1:30pm Wed 12th – 10:30am & 1:00pm Fri 14th -9:30am Tour…

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Tour Wenger Feeds Tuesday October 11, 2016

Tour Wenger Feeds Tuesday October 11, 2016

Wenger Feeds 101 West Harrisburg Pike Rheems, PA 17570 Tour Date: Tuesday Oct. 11th Start Time:9:00am Tour Length: 60 minutes Number of Guests: 30 Max…

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Tour Kegel's Produce Wednesday October 12, 2016

Tour Kegel’s Produce Wednesday October 12, 2016

Kegel’s Produce 2851 Old Tree Drive Lancaster, PA 17603 Tour Date:Wed 12th Start Time: 10:00am Tour Length: 60 Minutes Number of Guests: 40 Parking/Meeting:Second entrance,…

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Tour New Holland Agriculture Wednesday October 12, 2016

Tour New Holland Agriculture Wednesday October 12, 2016

New Holland Agriculture 300 Diller Ave New Holland, PA 17557 Tour Date: Wednesday Oct. 12th Start Time : 9:00am Tour Length: 60 Minutes Number of…

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Open House, Lancaster County Council Of Churches Food Hub Thursday October 13, 2016

Open House, Lancaster County Council Of Churches Food Hub Thursday October 13, 2016

Lancaster County Council of Churches Open House, Thursday October 13, 2016 Located at Lancaster Council of Churches Food Hub from 2:00 P.M. – 4:00 PM….

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Lancaster County Park Naturalists Ann Strauss and Mary Ann Schlegel October 13, 2016

Lancaster County Park Naturalists Ann Strauss and Mary Ann Schlegel October 13, 2016

Thursday October 13, 2016 6:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. or earlier depending on daylight. Lancaster County Park Naturalists Ann Strauss and Mary Ann Schlegel will…

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Tour Lancaster Farming, Inc. October 13, 2016

Tour Lancaster Farming, Inc. October 13, 2016

Lancaster Farming 1 East Main Street Ephrata, PA 17522 Tour Date: Thursday Oct 13th Start Time: 9:00am Tour Length: Hour Number of Guests: no limit…

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Tour Kreider Farms October 13 & 18, 2016

Tour Kreider Farms October 13 & 18, 2016

Kreider Farms 1461 Lancaster Road Manheim, PA 17545 Tour Date/Times:Thursday Oct. 13th @ 11:45- 1:30 28 per trolley Tuesday Oct. 18th @11:30- 1:00 24 per…

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Tour Binkley & Hurst Equipment and Outback Toys October 17, 2016

Tour Binkley & Hurst Equipment and Outback Toys October 17, 2016

Binkley & Hurst 133 Rothsville Station Road Lititz, PA 17543 Tour Date: Monday Oct. 17th Start Time: 12:30pm Tour Length: Hour Number of Guests:10 Parking/Meeting:…

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Tour Oregon Dairy October 18,19 and 20, 2016

Tour Oregon Dairy October 18,19 and 20, 2016

Oregon Dairy 2900 Oregon Pike, Lititz, PA 17543 Tour Date: Tuesday 18th- 9:00am, Please (CLICK HERE) To Register For Tuesday Tour Date: Wednesday 19th- 12:00pm…

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Tour Graywood Farms Wednesday October 19, 2016

Tour Graywood Farms Wednesday October 19, 2016

Graywood Farms 225 Mason Dixon Road Peach Bottom, PA 17563 Tour Date:Wednesday Oct. 19th Start Time:10:00am Tour Length: Hour Number of Guests: 15 Parking/Meeting: Drive…

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What Makes A Stream Healthy, Q & A Forum

What Makes A Stream Healthy, Q & A Forum

“What Makes A Streams Healthy” Tuesday, October 11, 2016 from 10:00 A.M. – 11:30 A.M. Lancaster Farm and Home Center, 1383 Arcadia Road, Lancaster PA…

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Pumpkin Decorating Contest At Cherry Crest Adventure Farm October 15, 2016

Pumpkin Decorating Contest At Cherry Crest Adventure Farm October 15, 2016

The Ag Council provided pumpkin seeds in the summer. BRING YOUR HOMEGROWN PUMPKIN and decorate it at Cherry Crest Farms Saturday October 15, 2016 from…

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Tour Flintrock Stables Thursday October 20, 2016

Tour Flintrock Stables Thursday October 20, 2016

Flintrock Stables 16 East Brubaker Valley Road Lititz, PA 17543 Tour Date: Thursday Oct. 20th Start Time:12:00Pm Tour Length: Hour Number of Guests: 10 Parking/Meeting:…

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Tour Hoober Inc. Thursday October 20, 2016

Tour Hoober Inc. Thursday October 20, 2016

Hoober, Inc. 3452 Old Philadelphia Pike Intercourse, PA 17534 Tour Date: Thursday October 20, 2016 Start Time:9:00- 11:00am Tour Length: 2 Hours Number of Guests:…

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Pumpkin Chucking at Oregon Dairy on Saturday, Oct 29.

Pumpkin Chucking at Oregon Dairy on Saturday, Oct 29.

3-5 PM. Rain Date: Oct 30, 3-5 PM. Bring your homegrown pumpkin to Oregon Dairy to see how far you can chuck your pumpkin, with…

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Tour Garden Spot Village Aeroponic Greenhouse October 21, 2016

Tour Garden Spot Village Aeroponic Greenhouse October 21, 2016

Garden Spot Village- Aeroponic Greenhouse 433 South Kinzer Ave New Holland, PA 17557 Tour Date: Friday Oct. 21st Start Time: 9:00am Tour Length: Hour Number…

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Legislative/VIP Breakfast  Ag Week Kick-Off Event

Legislative/VIP Breakfast Ag Week Kick-Off Event

Legislative/VIP Breakfast Ag Week Kick-Off Event Real Life Ag Economic Development Projects Economic Development Research Results Unveiled Monday, October 10, 2016 7:30 A.M. – 9:30…

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Showcase Event of Successful Agriculture and FFA Program

Showcase Event of Successful Agriculture and FFA Program

Showcase Event of Successful Agriculture and FFA Program Location: Lampeter-Strasburg High School Ag Department 1600 Book Road Lancaster PA Time: 10 AM-Noon “Agriculture Benefits the…

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