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LAKE LUZERNE, NY — New York State Christmas tree farms contribute $13.8 million to the economy, a news release from the state department of agriculture announced. And New York ranks sixth in … more
Public comment period opens for Skinners Falls Bridge MILANVILLE, PA — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is set to release a draft Purpose and Need document for the Skinners … more
I went to Jamaica last month to attend my nephew’s wedding. It was a wonderful vacation filled with snorkeling, sumptuous food and, of course, the lovely wedding ceremony on a dazzling … more
Dear reader, we’ve discussed a lot of things here in Our Country Home these past few months: chickens, homesteading, what not to do on a homestead, how to get your homestead started. And today … more
Dear reader, When you think of the Catskills/Upper Delaware, what comes to mind? This time of year, it’s probably flannels, knit hats, warm boots… but really, what makes our area so … more
Bipartisan bill supports agriculture education opportunities in local schools RHINEBECK, NY — On October 7, U.S. Reps. Antonio Delgado (NY-19) and Glenn “G.T.” Thompson (PA-15), … more
Healthcare heroes honored by Radio Catskill JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — Radio Catskill, the public radio station for the Catskills and northeast Pennsylvania,  announced its 2021 Community … more
HONESDALE, PA — The Wayne County Commissioners seek a qualified individual or company to join a public-private venture intended to bolster the local dairy industry in its position as a … more
Rep. Delgado introduces small business legislation RHINEBECK, NY — U.S. Representatives Antonio Delgado (NY-19) and Beth Van Duyne (TX-24) introduced bipartisan legislation to make it easier … more
NORTHEAST PA — The PA Department of Agriculture has added Wayne, Pike and Lackawanna counties to the state’s spotted lanternfly (SLF) quarantine zone ahead of the 2021 spring hatch. There … more
HONESDALE, PA — “Ag is the culture of this region,” said Jenna Mauder of The Cooperage at the start of the local nonprofit’s virtual/in-person Farmer-to-Farmer gathering last … more
REGION — Who remembers walking into the grocery store—say, in late March—and seeing empty shelves? Of course you remember. That’s an image we associate with developing … more
Recipients announced for Delaware Highlands Conservancy scholarships HAWLEY, PA AND BETHEL, NY — The Delaware Highlands Conservancy has awarded its annual “Delaware Highlands … more
REGION — Last Memorial Day, central New York dairy farmer Robin Fitch lost a barn and more than half of her farming equipment in a fire. She and her family have been trying to pick up the … more
As the tariff battles between Washington D.C and Beijing played out over the past two years, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has provided some $28 billion of aid to farmers. The … more
HONESDALE, PA — It’s a chilly winter day, but beneath the transparent roof of Honesdale High School’s (HHS) sun-filled, humid greenhouse, it feels a lot like summer. At about 10:15 … more
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