Posts tagged "Pennsylvania"

Farm Kings Returns April 11 to GAC, We Talked with Tim King

A new season of the "Farm Kings" is ready to air, and we have the scoop!

More conversations on shale may be necessary

Kristy Foster discusses drilling, fracking and the shale gas industry.

Take a drive; it makes you think

A drive through the shale-boom area of Pennsylvania makes you think about what could be next for Ohio.

Brunton Dairy— Truly a family run operation

At Brunton Dairy in western Pennsylvania, cows are more than just a business. The farm is a way for the family to stay connected.

Call it spring fever!!!

With the warm weather comes this twitch in one select group of people... It can only be recognizable in farmers.

Shale industry: It’s time to keep up, not wimp out

When I started covering the subject, it was just as the Marcellus Shale was taken hold in northeastern Pennsylvania and none of us knew it was on its way west.


The city of Niles has hired a trapper to hunt two coyotes down in the city limits.

Oil and gas drilling: The question is how much risk?

It’s no secret that I’ve been covering a lot of Marcellus and Utica shale stories in the past few months. Now, other stories are popping up, such as the Class II brine injection wells as a result of the drilling in Ohio and Pennsylvania. No matter on which side of the issue you are on,...

Confessions of a Pennsylvania Farm Show greenhorn

(I’m headed to the Pennsylvania Farm Show today, the first time since Dick Thornburgh was governor of the Commonwealth. And if you’re not from Pennsylvania, you’ll just have to Google it to see how long ago that was. I’m scared, because the last time, I went… well, you’ll just have to keep reading to find...

Rabies is making a comeback

Dogs may be your first line of defense against a rabies outbreak on your farm.

Butler Co. Beef Breeders — a great group

Earlier this fall, I mentioned to my editor that I wanted to attend the North American International Livestock Exposition if given the chance. The chance came. The Butler County (Pa.) Beef Breeders Club (a 4-H group) was taking a bus trip to the show and Al Vogel, one of the leaders invited the Farm and...

Marcellus Shale: Get it in writing!

No matter where I go, it seems like someone asks me about Marcellus Shale leases. Here are my top five tips for getting it right.