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Stubbe's Precast Celebrates 30 Years
In appreciation for 30 years of business, customers are invited to join Stubbe's Precast for its Customer Appreciation Day and 30th Anniversary Celebration. The event will be held Friday, August 24, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., at Stubbe's Precast, 30 Muir Line, Harley, ON N0E 1E0. Read More

NNY Adds New Regional Field Crops Educator
The Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) associations of Northern New York have announced the addition of Dr. Paul R. Peterson, Ph.D., as regional field crops educator. Read More

Center for Dairy Excellence Foundation of PA Receives $25,000 for Education
The Center for Dairy Excellence Foundation of Pennsylvania was awarded two grants to support educational resources for Pennsylvania's dairy industry. The Pennsylvania Dairymen's Association awarded the Center Foundation $20,000, while the Land O'Lakes Foundation presented $5,000 to support development of these resources. Read More

UVM Food Safety Course for Small-Scale Food Processors, July 11
On July 11 University of Vermont (UVM) Extension and the Vermont Department of Health will offer a course at the latter's offices at 108 Cherry Street, Burlington, to help these processors understand how to meet current federal and state food regulations. It will run from 9 a.m. to noon and costs $10, which includes all handouts and light refreshments. Read More

NOFA-NY Announces Two Farmer-to Farmer Mentorship Programs
The NOFA-NY Mentorship Program will assist (as a free benefit of NOFA-NY membership) beginning or transitioning-to-organic farmers in finding a farmer mentor who will help them develop their career and farming practices. Read More

ZedX Inc. Celebrates Milestone 25th Year Anniversary
This year marks the 25th anniversary for ZedX, Inc., headquartered in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania. ZedX was founded by Dr. Joe Russo with a vision to provide innovative, information technology (IT) products and services to industry, government, and university. Read More

Eleven Rural Energy For America Program Grants Awarded In PA
USDA Rural Development State Director Thomas Williams highlighted Rural Energy for America Grant recipient John P. Lapp's 6th generation dairy farm, which is receiving a $20,000 REAP grant to assist with the cost of roof mounted solar panels that are significantly reducing the farm's electric costs. Read More


Muck Boots Introduces The Chore
The original Muck Boots Company offers a durable all-weather boot designed to weather the wear-and-tear associated with farming and ranching. The Chore is designed to provide all-day comfort throughout the rugged terrain and extreme conditions that can be associated with farming and ranching. Find Out More

Versatile Debuts New Rotary Combine
Versatile launched a new rotary combine at Canada's Farm Progress Show. The Versatile RT490 combine is the first new combine introduced in North America in more than a decade and will further compliment the Versatile line of equipment. Find Out More

Vermeer Introduces BPX9000 Bale Processor
The all-new BPX9000 Bale Processor from Vermeer is built with a unique, T-style frame, the bed design and offset rotor produce even and consistent feed with minimal maintenance, and an optional large square bale kit includes enhancements to effectively process a variety of bales. Find Out More

John Deere Makes Enhancements to StarFire 3000 Receiver
To give producers increased accuracy in precision-guided field operations, John Deere announces enhancements to its StarFire 3000 Receivers, which gives SF1 subscribers 9-inch pass-to-pass accuracy 95 percent of the time and SF2 subscribers can achieve 2-inch accuracy 95 percent of the time. Find Out More

TeeJet SpraySelect App Makes Tip Selection Easier
TeeJet Technologies is pleased to offer growers and custom applicators a new tool for simplifying their spraying operations. The SpraySelect mobile app allows the user to quickly and easily choose the proper spray tip for a given application. Find Out More

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