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Chester Delaware County Farm Bureau
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Chester County Intermediate Unit Center
455 Boot Road, Downingtown
Entertainment: Charles Zahm
Celtic musician, singer, songwriter
Reservations deadline: April 4
FFA students will be collecting food items
or monetary gifts for the “Farmers Care Program” at
the banquet Bring a contribution to support our local food banks.
The Chester Delaware County Farm Bureau Board of Directors is offering scholarship grants of up to $1,000.00 each toward college education in an agriculture or agriculture-related field.
Click here for Contribution of the Equine Industry to the Economy of Southeastern Pennsylvania summary report, and here for the Results.
Click here for video of the event.
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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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