The Altoona Mirror, 1 May 2016 09:40:12 EDTSun, 1 May 2016 09:40:12 EDT 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 EDTAgriculture briefs park Dairy of Distinction applications due April 15 Pennsylvania dairy producers are invited to apply for the Dairy of Distinction award from the Pennsylvania Dairy of Distinction Program. Applications must be submitted by April 15.Mon, 1 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EDTHarrisburg event marks 100th year - Thousands soon will be converging on Harrisburg for the 100th edition of the Pennsylvania Farm Show, which gets underway on Saturday.Mon, 4 Jan 2016 00:00:00 EDTAgriculture briefs Local conservation district receives grant funding The Cambria County Conservation District was one of 20 conservation districts across the state to receive funding through the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program Mini-Grant...Mon, 4 Jan 2016 00:00:00 EDT