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The Marklesburg 4-H Club held its first meeting of the new membership year Nov. 11.

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The Huntingdon County 4-H Beef Club held its first meeting of the new year Oct. 17.

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Happy November! It is hard to believe that it has been about six months since the current Huntingdon County Dairy Promotion court was established. Our team is thankful for everything in our lives, especially the dairy industry! We are also very grateful that we are able to enjoy our dairy pr…

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Southern Huntingdon County High School senior Mikara Anderson, left, recently competed at the North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) in Louisville, Kentucky. She won reserve champion youth Natural Colored ewe and numerous first and seconds entries with her Natural Colored …

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The state Department of Agriculture requires “the person in charge” in a food service operation to hold a nationally-recognized food protection certificate such as ServSafe®. Establishments not meeting this requirement have 90 days after their date of inspection to comply.

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For gardeners who heat their homes in winter using stoves or fireplaces, good-quality wood ashes can be a soil-amendment bonus. But if applied improperly, they can be a caustic topping for foliage-heavy plants and seedlings.

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Nearly 300 people gathered at the Smithfield Fire Hall in Huntingdon Nov. 3 to celebrate the accomplishments of 4-H members in the county.

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BELEVILE — All kinds of livestock and hay sold every Wednesday since 1946 — hay at 11:30 a.m. and cattle at 1 p.m.

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The 4-H County Council members recently gathered for their first meeting of the new year.

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Dead leaves on the ground, dead stems on trees and shrubs, dead plants where flowers and vegetables once strutted their stuff — how forlorn the yard can look this time of year. The urge is to tidy things up by blowing or raking leaves out of sight, pruning away unwanted branches and ripping …

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BELLEVILLE — All kinds of livestock and hay sold every Wednesday since 1946 — hay at 11:30 a.m. and cattle at 1 p.m.

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Juniata Valley High School’s Blue Juniata FFA Chapter member Rachel Foster placed fifth at the Pennsylvania FFA Summer Convention for dairy handling, earning her an opportunity to compete at the Big E. The Eastern States Exposition is held each year in Springfield, Massachusetts.

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The Trough Creek 4-H Club held its first meeting of the new year Oct. 7 in Cassville.

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For his dedication and service to the Pennsylvania agriculture industry, the Pennsylvania Livestock Association (PLA) inducted Hon. Glenn “GT” Thompson, Howard, Centre County, into the Pennsylvania Livestock Hall of Fame for 2018.

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Jocelynn Whitsel of Huntingdon County captured the top individual honor, Keystone Junior Stockman of the Year, at the 2018 Stockman’s Contest at the 2018 Keystone International Livestock Exposition (KILE) in Harrisburg Oct. 5.

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Jarred Covert of Three Springs was among four Pennsylvania students named Outstanding 4-H and FFA Youth during the 62nd Annual Keystone International Livestock Expo, held in Harrisburg, Oct. 4.

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There are so many things to love about fall: football games, parades, festivals and Halloween festivities. However, none of these activities would be nearly as enjoyable without food. This fall, why not try to incorporate dairy recipes into your everyday diet to benefit from the nutrition wi…

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The Huntingdon County 4-H Beef Club held its monthly meeting Sept. 19. The meeting was held at the meeting room of the Huntingdon County Extension Office. The meeting was called to order by club president Alicia Lane. All club members, leaders and parents participated in the Pledge of Allegi…

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Sept. 20, my mom drove me to Camp Hill to compete for the title of Pennsylvania Dairy Princess. When we checked in, all Dairy Princesses were required to bring their 3-5-minute speech, their 3-5-minute ski and their scrapbooks. Optional contests included a 30-second radio spot and a poster d…

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The Penn State Extension Dairy Team and Reliance Bank are partnering to offer women involved in agriculture an educational trip to Big Valley, a farming community that is immersed in diverse culture, Wednesday, Oct. 10.

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Here in central Pennsylvania, our high school and youth levels of fall sports are in full swing. Whether it’s football, soccer, field hockey, volleyball, gymnastics or so many more sports, it is known that “teamwork makes the dream work.” However, do you know what else makes the dream work? …

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Kierson Reasner, Neelyton, is a new junior member of the American Angus Association®, reports Allen Moczygemba, CEO of the national organization with headquarters in St. Joseph, Missouri.

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Huntingdon County Commissioners Scott Walls, Mark Sather and Jeff Thomas will sponsor a spotted lanternfly public meeting from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1, at the Bailey Building at 223 Penn St., Huntingdon.