3rd Annual Denim & Pearls

3rd Annual Denim & Pearls

Dinner on the Farm Wednesday, October 11, 2017. Get your Denim & Pearls tickets here. Each year, our Denim & Pearls Dinner on the Farm…

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Denim & Pearls, 2016

Denim & Pearls, 2016

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Shopper Save, Farmers Suffer

Shopper Save, Farmers Suffer

The past year has been rough on Lancaster County dairy farmers, as astute shoppers might have deduced at the supermarket. The price for a gallon…

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Thank a Farmer Video Contest

Thank a Farmer Video Contest

The Lancaster County Ag Council is sponsoring a video contest along with Penn State Extension Lancaster County to encourage Lancaster County FFA chapters & 4-H…

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3rd Annual Lancaster County Ag Week

3rd Annual Lancaster County Ag Week

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3rd Annual Lancaster County Ag Week

3rd Annual Lancaster County Ag Week

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3rd Annual Lancaster County Ag Week

3rd Annual Lancaster County Ag Week

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3rd Annual Lancaster County Ag Week

3rd Annual Lancaster County Ag Week

The 3rd Annual Lancaster County Agriculture Week – Ag Week – is October 7 – 14, 2017. Ag Week celebrates the phenomenal impact that agriculture…

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3rd Annual Lancaster County Ag Week

3rd Annual Lancaster County Ag Week

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3rd Annual Lancaster County Ag Week

3rd Annual Lancaster County Ag Week

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Darren Good’s brown eggs are organic from free-range chickens. They are sold locally under the Pete and Gerry's label.

Lancaster County Cracks Huge Egg Market

Lititz farmer Darren Good sells his eggs for a premium price because he produces exactly what a niche market is clamoring for — brown, organic…

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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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