Category Archives: Farming

What will record bee die-offs mean for York County farmers?

Across the U.S., beekeepers are opening their hives to find dead and missing bees — again.  And in even greater numbers than before. Scientists have reported the highest number of bee die-offs ever this winter, surpassing 2006 when the new … Continue reading

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‘Milk cliff’ still looms in not-so-distant future for county farmers, consumers

As the Senate and House wrangled over a last-minute fiscal cliff compromise in the late hours of 2012,  Senators Stebanow and Lucas, co-chairs of the  Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, worked to draft a 78-page Farm Bill extension proposal. While the fiscal cliff … Continue reading

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