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Board Member Spotlight - Bill Jackson

Bill Jackson is a partner in Jackson Farms, a dairy that milks 160 cows and grows corn and alfalfa on 800 acres. He is also president of Jackson Farms 2, LLC, which operates an on-farm processing...

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Meet Our Interns - Ethan Crane

I have moved around a few times, but for the past six years, I have lived in Centre County in the State College area. My family moved to Lewisburg, which is where I am during this internship. I go to...

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Meet Our Interns - Michaela Bell

I am from Utica, PA. I will be a senior this fall at Penn State University. I am majoring in agricultural science with minors in agribusiness management and international agriculture. I expect to...

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Tips for Small Farms and Ranches

Dr. David Kohl, Professor Emeritus Agricultural and Applied Economics, Virginia Tech University One of the major trends I observe when engaging with the agriculture industry is consolidation at an...

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Meet Our Interns - Alyson Huth

I am from Dillsburg, PA. I’m going to be a junior this fall at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA. I am public relations major with minors in French and business. I expect to graduate in May of...

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AgChoice's Commitment to Agriculture

Darrell Curtis, president and CEO of AgChoice, discusses opening our offices and the government programs to help farmers. The last few months have been a whirlwind with the global pandemic taking...

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Getting the Next Generation Started

Dr. David Kohl, Professor Emeritus Agricultural and Applied Economics, Virginia Tech University After five decades of working with the agriculture community, sometimes life comes full circle. A lady...

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Board Member Spotlight - Charles Ulmer

Charles Ulmer owns a grain and forage operation, farming 2,100 acres. In addition, Charles owns three dairy facilities, providing young and beginning farmers the opportunity to start a career in...

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The Power of Positivity in Uncertain Times

The agricultural industry has faced many challenges during the global pandemic including uncertainty of markets, volatile prices and even the health and well being of our families and employees. Gary...

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