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Growing the legacy of a century-old farm

The Harlow family has been growing vegetables on their farm in Westminster, Vermont, for over a century. Paul G. Harlow bought the property in 1917, where the family milked cows and sold vegetables at a roadside stand. Now, 102 years…

Organic mealybug control indoors and out

They may look like little fluffy cotton balls with legs, but the damage mealybugs can do on houseplants and in the outdoor garden is serious. Mealybugs, a cousin to other garden pests like scale and whiteflies, can damage many flowering…

Family juggles ag business and farm goals

CORNING, Iowa — About a year ago, Jason and Jamie McManis took a chance and started their own business. “It was absolutely a leap of faith,” Jason says. “I had a good job working for great people, but this idea had been nagging at me for…

Oxen launch a new career for farmer

The history of oxen is of great interest to Juniata County’s Doug Drewes. And, it turns out, he is not the only one to find it entertaining. Drewes, a former bison and Hereford cattle farmer, regularly travels with 6,000 pounds of oxen…
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