Why are Dairy Farms in the Marcellus Shale Closing?

Why are Dairy Farms in the Marcellus Shale Closing?

Is mighty Marcellus squeezing the milk industry? That’s the finding of a new Penn State study. The Allegheny Front’s Reid Frazier set out to find why dairy farms are folding amidst the gas boom.

Continue reading to hear Frazier’s audio story.

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{name} Posted by Emily Wiley on 03/14, 2012 at 04:59 AM

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Muddy Boots

Muddy Boots

Spring has established a strong foothold in spite of some chilly mornings. The distinct smell of thawing earth has brought on the irresistible urge to roll shamelessly in the grass – or at least to get my boots muddier.

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{name} Posted by Tony Ricci on 03/13, 2012 at 09:14 AM

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Win a Gift Certificate to Nature’s Pantry

Win a Gift Certificate to Nature’s Pantry

Spring is just around the corner, which means that asparagus, cucumbers, and peaches are not far behind. What food are you most looking forward to eating as winter draws to a close? Sweet strawberries or watermelon? Heirloom tomatoes or green beans?

Simply leave a comment below with your favorite spring or summer food, and we’ll enter you in a random drawing for a $25 gift certificate to Nature’s Pantry in State College. You may receive extra entries by following WPSU’s Local Food Journey on Facebook and Twitter. Just leave an additional comment letting us know that you’re a new follower.

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{name} Posted by Emily Wiley on 03/12, 2012 at 10:35 AM

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Susquehanna Heartland Wine Trail

Susquehanna Heartland Wine Trail

During the month of March, take a trip along the Susquehanna Heartland Wine Trail. The tour includes ten wineries, and the cost is $20 per person or $35 per couple.

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{name} Posted by Emily Wiley on 03/09, 2012 at 01:29 PM

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