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Photo: Farmers Friend Photo/Joel Crayton, License: N/A, Created: 2014:08:06 10:48:49 Empire Farm Days 2014 took place recently near Seneca Falls, N.Y. The event, held Aug. 5-7, showcases agriculture in Upstate New York, and the latest innovations in the region and industry. It’s held at the Rodman Lott & Son Farm along Route 414. (read more)
Photo: Farmers Friend Photo/Nancy Sharer, License: N/A, Created: 2014:08:18 18:35:27 The Harford Fair kicked-off on Aug. 18, and runs until Aug. 23 in Susquehanna County. (read more)
Photo: Submitted Photo, License: N/A, Created: 2014:08:09 09:55:32 Sunny skies in Wayne County on Saturday, Aug. 9, brought out a crowd of supporters for the annual 4-H Livestock Sale that grossed $313,148. At the fairgrounds in Honesdale, 339 market animals crossed the auction block and were purchased by businesses, friends, and families of 4-H members. The resale of “buy-backs” insured scholarships for the coming year, with $25,587.95 generated for the scholarship program. (read more)
Photo: Submitted Photo, License: N/A, Created: 2014:07:16 11:22:58 The Center for Dairy Excellence’s open house events were a big success this year, drawing more than 330 producers and vendors. The two events were held earlier in July at Misty Mountain Dairy in Fulton County and Lloyd B. Zimmerman & Sons in Northumberland County. Nearly 40 organizations offered their support as sponsors, helping to offset the cost of the open house events. (read more)

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