The Altoona Mirror, 27 Jun 2016 16:00:09 EDTMon, 27 Jun 2016 16:00:09 EDT with taxing issues and and owners of large tracts of land in Blair County should expect to see a significant increase in their real estate taxe.Tue, 7 Jun 2016 00:00:00 EDTAgriculture briefs Farm Bureau sets leaders conference at Hoover farm The Pennsylvania Farm Bureau Women's Leadership Committee will sponsor the Growing Stronger Leaders Conference June 29 at the Bill and Deb Hoover Farm, 3121 Huntingdon Furnace Road, Tyrone.Tue, 7 Jun 2016 00:00:00 EDTFFA spotlight Oldham Age: 15 School: Chestnut Ridge High School Family: Parents Jeff and Kathy Oldham FFA Chapter: Chestnut Ridge FFA Years involved with FFA: 2 Amount of time spent on FFA: Seven hours a week FFA projects: Showing pigs at the...Tue, 7 Jun 2016 00:00:00 EDTBedford 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 EDT