Hypocalcemia can hamper your cows’ immune system effectiveness, which can contribute to lower colostrum quality, mastitis, retained fetal membranes and metritis, displaced abomasum, fatty liver and more. Read more

Leaf symptoms of adult allium leafminer activity were observed on scallion and wild garlic in Lancaster, York and Perry counties on March 17 and 18. This is about one month earlier than we normally see the spring flight of this potentially devastating pest of all allium crops in this part of Pennsylvania. Read more

Farmers have called and asked me why milk is being dumped on the ground while at the same time they are seeing empty shelves in the milk section of their local retailers, or purchase limits of 1 or 2 gallons. Read more

The National Young Farmer’s Coalition is a non-profit on a mission: to make farming a viable career path for young people and to support beginning farmers and ranchers in their first 10 years of business, but lately the coalition’s efforts have been directed toward addressing challenges associated with COVID-19. Read more

In light of COVID-19, many farms are turning to the internet to ramp up and even begin selling online. Food Animal Concerns Trust offered “Strategies for Online Farm Stores” as a recent webinar. Read more

U.S. Rep. Glenn “G.T.” Thompson, R-Pa., joined Pennsylvania Ag Secretary Russell Redding last week on a conference call with PennAg Industries Association to discuss some key areas where he thinks the government can make a difference for farmers. Read more

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Hemp farmers, like everybody else, are caught up in the pandemic shutdown. We talk to Kristen Nichols from Hemp Industry Daily to find out what kind of finical assistance is available, how you can access it, and who is eligible? And then We talk to Lindsay Dawley from Almanac Hemp.