Category Archives: Success Stories

From 1840 to present: A Tradition of Family Dairy Farming

The year was 1840: Martin Van Buren was president of the United States of America, Antarctica was discovered as a continent, and Philip Dean’s great-great-grandparents started a dairy farm in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania. It may seem like a long time ago – it was. But Philip thinks back to that year with a sense of…
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Improved Workflow Leads to Enhanced Farm Living for Todd Zimmerman

[caption id="attachment_1031" align="alignright" width="337"] Todd with the 3-ton bulk feed bin.[/caption] Todd Zimmerman knows all about the benefits of working with an occupational therapist (OT) to ease his pain and better his workflow around the farm. He had the opportunity through AgrAbility PA and the Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR) to receive on-farm visits…
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PSU students raise funds to benefit a young farmer with a disability

Penn State University students in agricultural fraternities, a sorority, and several clubs held a “Penny War” and spaghetti dinner at University Park which raised nearly $1,000 for a farmer with a disability. [caption id="attachment_2372" align="alignright" width="300"] Kyle, a young beef farmer, sustained an injury from a PTO entanglement incident.[/caption] A young beef farmer in northern…
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