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Dairy Center Welcomes Summer Interns
The Center for Dairy Excellence has named Lyndsey Royek and Sara Kitchen as interns for the summer of 2013. Royek, a native of Corry, Pa., and Kitchen, from Danville, Pa., will work with center staff to expand their knowledge of the dairy industry and refine their business and communication skills. Read More
A Most Unusual Kind of Farming
"Most people would not consider that owning and operating a zoo is much like owning and operating a farm," says Len Cross. Along with his wife Roberta, Cross has owned the Fort Rickey Discovery Zoo in Rome, N.Y., for 34 years. Fort Rickey (formerly the Fort Rickey Game Farm) is a seasonal zoo that is open to the public from late May through October. Read More
Plan to Attend the New York State Maple Tour
The 2013 New York State Maple Tour is scheduled for July 14-16. It will be hosted by the Catskill Area Maple Producers Association and centered at the Hudson Valley Resort & Spa, Kerhonkson, N.Y., in Ulster County. The tour opens with a reception, registration and trade show on Sunday afternoon, July 14. On Monday and Tuesday, July 15 and 16, the tour will feature visits to a variety of maple operations, both larger and smaller. Read More
Solar Thermal Water Heating
The energy of the sun is endless. It is also free. So why don’t we use this plentiful and free energy more? Using the sun to heat your water can help make you much less dependent on fossil fuels, which come with wildly fluctuating costs. Unlike fossil fuels, solar thermal is also clean and safe. Read More
Empire Farm Days Promises New Info, Exhibits
The 2013 Empire Farm Days event is set for August 6-8, 2013, with new attractions for all agricultural interests. This is the 26th year the Lott family has hosted the Northeast’s largest outdoor agricultural show that fills 300 acres with the latest equipment, educational seminars, demonstrations, test-driving and Ask the Experts opportunities. Read More
Farm Credit Awards $54,500 to Farm Programs
The Farm Credit Northeast AgEnhancement Program recently awarded $54,500 to 14 organizations to promote Northeast agriculture, support young and beginning farmer initiatives, and encourage agricultural youth programs. The program is a joint effort of Farm Credit East, Yankee Farm Credit, Farm Credit of Maine and CoBank. Read More
Hershey Co. Donates in Support of Dairy’s Future
The Hershey Co. has donated $10,000 to the Center for Dairy Excellence Foundation of Pennsylvania to support educational resources for Pennsylvania’s dairy industry. Hershey’s contribution will go directly to support the Dairy Leaders of Tomorrow platform, which funds a dairy business curriculum, dairy tour and other resources for high school students. Read More
Vermont’s Top 4-H’ers Perform at Annual State Day
4-H State Day, held at the Barre Civic Center in Barre, Vt., provided an opportunity for 125 of the state's most talented 4-H’ers to demonstrate what they have learned through 4-H club work. While all participants at this UVM Extension 4-H event were winners at the regional level, several were chosen to represent the state at Eastern States Exposition in September. Read More


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Schulte FX-600/FX-700 Rotary Cutters
The all-new Schulte FX-600 and FX-700 rotary cutters are perfectly suited for pasture maintenance, roadside mowing and clearing brush. With 72-inch (FX-600) and 84-inch (FX-700) cutting widths, these units feature reinforced, domed decks to minimize buildup of material, allow for fast cleaning and provide greater strength. Find Out More

Diet Plays Role in Udder Resistance to Infection
Management of mastitis is most commonly focused on lactating cows. However, the prevalence of mastitis in unbred, breeding-age and pregnant dairy heifers is higher than formerly realized, according to Stephen Nickerson, Ph.D., professor of lactation physiology, Animal and Dairy Science Department, University of Georgia. Find Out More

New Kuhn Large Square Bale Wrapper
The new Kuhn SW 4004 large square bale wrapper features a solid design and a hydraulic sliding feature that allows unique drive-through operation. This provides the ability to widen the wrapper for easy bale loading. The patented loading system featured on the Kuhn SW 4004 has fewer moving parts, resulting in less damage to the bale and less chance for contamination. Find Out More

New Bradco Ground Shark
Paladin Attachments announced the release of the Bradco Ground Shark Standard Duty Brush Cutter—the newest addition to the Ground Shark family. It builds on the success of the original Ground Shark Extreme Duty Brush Cutter’s innovative deck design, aggressive machine profile and high productivity. This highly efficient and productive attachment clears tough ground vegetation, light to medium-density brush and hardwoods up to 4 inches in diameter. Find Out More


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