Chester-Delaware County Farm Bureau
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Don’t Miss a Fun Day at OABEST
Bring your family and enjoy a day out at the OABEST event
to be held Saturday, May 31, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.,
at the Octorara Area School District campus, 228 Highland Road, Atglen, PA.
In an effort to increase awareness of the ever-growing face of farming and the farming industry, Octorara Area School District has partnered with other local businesses to celebrate the essence of the farming industry. Thus, they have planned the OABEST (Octorara Agricultural, Business, Environmental Science and Technology) event, with former Representative Art Hershey as the Grand Marshall. PDA Secretary George Greig will also be attending. Read more
2014 Safety Contest are now underway - click here for details
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Fight Cancer with Mushrooms
Eating common white supermarket mushrooms – from baby buttons to large stuffers – may help ward off breast cancer, suggests new research at the Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope in Duarte, CA.
Other Chester County Information:
- Chester County Dairy Data Sheet (pdf)
- Chester County Farming Facts (pdf)
- Lyme Disease Survey Results (pdf) - Lyme disease is a tick-born bacterial infection that can be transmitted to humans and pets by infected ticks. In 2007, Pennsylvania was second only to New York with 3994 reported Lyme disease cases. Full article (word doc)
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