The Altoona Mirror, 25 Aug 2016 14:04:29 EDTThu, 25 Aug 2016 14:04:29 EDT progress days ahead SPRINGS - As Bob Oberheim gears up for his 25th year as manager of Ag Progress Days he admits the event has changed a lot in that quarter century.Mon, 1 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTAgriculture briefs Farm to Fork dinner set Vale Wood Farms will hold its Farm to Fork dinner from 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 20 on the dairy store lawn. Chef Michael Passanita will prepare a meal from food that is grown, prepared and served in Cambria County.Mon, 1 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTFFA spotlight Ryan Smith Age and school: 15, Bellefonte Area High School Family: Parents, Kevin and Stephanie Smith; sister and brother-in-law, Audrey Boob and Anthony Boob and sisters Olivia Smith and Nora Smith Years involved with FFA: Just completed...Mon, 1 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTFarm survives test of time - Alan Hammond always had an interest in farming. "I was driving a tractor when I was 10 to 12 years old.Tue, 5 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTAgriculture briefs MICHAEL District sets workshop The Cambria County Conservation District will present a free workshop - "Intro to Invasives: Weeds, Trees and Pests" - from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. July 15 at Disaster's Edge, 138 Park Road.Tue, 5 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDT