Monthly Archives: October 2016

Dairy Farmer Remains Active Despite Knee and Back Problems

Located in the hills of Somerset County you will find Little Piney Farm, a dairy farm owned and operated by Richard Coughenour and his family. The farm consists of raising approximately 7 beef cows and 40 dairy cattle, on 234 acres. Acreage includes 95 hay, 55 corn, and 10 oats. “I’ve been a dairy farmer…
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Veteran Grows a Farming Career

Cathie Dibert served her country as a Specialist E4 in Army military intelligence. Returning to the Claysburg area, she became a registered nurse, and now, a farmer. Cathie knew she would have to retire from nursing after a heart attack at 35. She needed something that allowed her to have a flexible schedule, good exercise,…
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Managing Stress during Harvest Season

Harvest time can be one of the busiest and stressful times of the year for a farmer and their family. Farming is a multi-faceted way of life for many families in Pennsylvania. However, harvest time can be one of the busiest and stressful times of the year as farm families try to balance school, fall…
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