The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usSun, 4 Oct 2015 13:41:48 EDTSun, 4 Oct 2015 13:41:48 EDT farming rising in Pa. - Hops are not a huge crop in Pennsylvania, but the number of hops farmers in the state is increasing.Mon, 7 Sep 2015 00:00:00 EDTFFA spotlight Ferry Age and school: 17, Central High School Family: Parents, Robert and Barbara Ferry; brothers, Kyler and Jason FFA Chapter: Central Cove FFA Years involved with FFA: four Amount of time spent on FFA: Work between 30-40 hours per week...Mon, 7 Sep 2015 00:00:00 EDTAgriculture briefs LOUIS Districts named as finalists Two Blair County school districts have been named as finalists in this year's America's Farmers Grow Rural Education program, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund.Mon, 7 Sep 2015 00:00:00 EDTAg Progress Days return SPRINGS - Ag Progress Days officials are geared up for another large crowd to visit the annual event Aug. 18-20 at the Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research Center at Rock Springs. "I look for good attendance, but we may not set a record.Mon, 3 Aug 2015 00:00:00 EDTAgriculture briefs to Fork dinner set for Vale Wood Farms LORETTO - Vale Wood Farms will hold its "Farm to Fork" dinner from 6-9 p.m. Aug. 15 on their dairy store lawn.Mon, 3 Aug 2015 00:00:00 EDT