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A grouping of news items from across the state of Pennsylvania dealing with Pennsylvania's Agriculture Industry.


To Save The Planet, Give Cows Better Pasture

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 17:07:30 EST

The other day, in Puerto Rico, I stumbled across one small piece of an agricultural revolution. It didn't look all that revolutionary - just an abandoned sugar plantation where workers are clearing away a mass of grass, bushes and trees in order to create better pasture for cattle.

Pig Farming In Iowa Means Dirt Under Your Fingernails And A Strong Sense Of Pride

Tue, 07 Feb 2017 02:05:42 EST

It's the largest pork producer in the country. The ratio of pigs to people in Iowa is about 7 to 1. I've had a hankering to spend some time on a farm for my series "Our Land."