The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usFri, 17 Apr 2015 22:59:46 EDTFri, 17 Apr 2015 22:59:46 EDT season approaches spring-like weather takes hold, planting season is just around the corner and in some cases is underway. "Around April 15 to 20 is when the farmers get excited," said Gary Long, Blair County Farm Bureau president.Mon, 13 Apr 2015 00:00:00 EDTAgriculture briefs receives honor READING -- Kenneth R. Mowry was recently inducted into the Pennsylvania Holstein Association Hall of Fame.Mon, 13 Apr 2015 00:00:00 EDTFFA spotlight Noel Feathers Age: 18 School: Chestnut Ridge High School Parents: Patrick Wayne Smith Sr. and Jennifer Jo Smith; sibling: Patrick Wayne Smith J.Mon, 13 Apr 2015 00:00:00 EDTMirror phone system working service to the Mirror generally has been restored, although there remain some brief temporary periods where calls cannot get through. If you are unable to reach the Mirror, please try again a few minutes later.Thu, 5 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EDTFarm conference returning and Dessie Carpenter are looking forward to their weekend getaway - which they will spend with fellow young farmers and ranchers.Mon, 2 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EDT