The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usFri, 27 Nov 2015 19:20:37 EDTFri, 27 Nov 2015 19:20:37 EDT family at home on the farm - Bob VanKirk holds a degree in chemical engineering. His wife, Diana, holds degrees in dietetics and exercise physiology. But the VanKirks - owners of 4 Seasons Farm in Antis Township - love farming. "His passion is farmin.Mon, 2 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EDTAgriculture briefs Local FFA members attend conference Several Tyrone Area FFA Chapter members recently attended the Fall Leadership Conference at the Blair County Convention Center.Mon, 2 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EDTFFA Spotlight and school: 16, Bellwood-Antis High School Family: Parents, Michelle and Kermit III, and younger brother, Hunter FFA Chapter: Bellwood-Antis Years involved with FFA: 11?2 years FFA projects: Poultry Production and Foor Your...Mon, 2 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EDTHops 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 EDT