The Altoona Mirror, 29 May 2016 03:50:10 EDTSun, 29 May 2016 03:50:10 EDT farmer relishes trip to Ghana Rice admits his recent trip to Ghana wasn't fun - but it was very rewarding. "These are not fun trips, not easy trips, but they are rewarding. If you can help someone else to improve their life, it is the greatest satisfaction in life.Mon, 2 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTAgriculture briefs Local students earn youth PQA Plus certifications Sixteen Tyrone Area High School students received their Youth PQA Plus certifications in mid-April.Mon, 2 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTFFA spotlight A. Collins Age and school: 16, Chestnut Ridge Family: Parents, Scott M. Collins and Wendy S. Collins, brother, Christian A.Mon, 2 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTHaving their ducks in a row - Farming is just ducky for Zach and Jessi Akers. The Akers recently became a duck farming family for Joe Jurgielewicz and Son LTD in Lancaster County.Mon, 1 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EDTFFA spotlight Crofcheck Age and school: 17, Tyrone Area High School Family: Parents, Scott and Lorrie Crofcheck, and sister, Lea Crofcheck FFA Chapter: Tyrone Area Years involved with FFA: Starting fourth year Amount of time spent on FFA: Nearly ever...Mon, 1 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EDT