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For Sale
HUMIFIED COMPOST
$130/ton available in totes or bulk.
Dan Landis at Landisdale Farms. Delivery Available.
717-304-9386 or LandisdaleFarm@gmail.com
R'cd 7/27/11

Crops
CERTIFIED ORGANIC HAY
4x5 round bales 800 lbs,  1st cutting mixed grass  $40/bale delivery possible.  Westmoreland Co.
Call Joe Hribal 724-757-4424 or thribal@zoominternet.net
R'cd 9/12/11

CORN SILAGE
PCO Certified. Available November. Contact Mike Kirby @ 724-388-3617. Indiana County, PA.
R'cd 9/7/11

ORGANIC HAY ROUND BALES
OUT OF THE FIELD, certified organic hay, round bales, $35 ea/$117/ton, READY NOW, great quality, tested, assist with loading. SW PA. www.pleasantvalleyorganicfarm.com, 740 424 0446, srce5@aol.com.
R'cd 9/11

STRAW, DRY HAY, BALEAGE AND BEDDING HAY
PCO Certified Organic.  4x4 net wrapped round bales.  Priced based on feed value. Delivery available from Liberty, PA.  Contact Dave Johnson at 570-324-2285.
R'cd 9/11

HAY
PCO Certified, 4x4 round bales, stored inside, first cutting, mixed grasses with lots of red clover, tested. $140 ton or $40/bale. Pleasant Valley Organic Farm, Amity, PA 15311 (Washington County). Contact srce5@aol.com or Lynn at 740 424 0446. Will help with loading or delivery.
R'cd 9/11

ORCHARD GRASS
PCO Certified Organic. First Cutting, small bales. $3.50 a bale. Call Ed: 570-765-0950. Perry County, PA.
R'cd 8/11

ALFALFA HAY
OEFFA Certified. Large round bales.
Ernest Blosser
Tampico, IL
815-438-2174
815-590-2174 - cell
R'cd 7/29/11

CERTIFIED ORGANIC SMALL SQUARE BALE HAY
Berkshire, NY 13736.  Marz Farm has available 1st cutting certified organic small square bale hay, $3.50 per bale or $175 ton (quantity discounts).  Also, taking orders for 2nd /3rd cutting hay.  $4.25 bale or $212.50 ton. All hay is stored in doors and the facility is in excellent condition (see website for pics http://www.marzfarm.com/pictures.html).  Forage tests available.  We ship throughout the northeast and have multiple delivery quantities available or pickup at the farm.  Free samples are available.  Average bale weight 40–45lbs.  Located in NY Southern Tier between Binghamton and Ithaca, Tioga County.  Contact Tony Marzolino: 607-657-8534 or tmarzolino@yahoo.com
R'cd 7/15/11

HAY
PCO Certified
4x4 wet mixed round bales made June1-30 $35 per bale,
Dry 4x4 mixed net wrapped $30 per bale. Contact Jim Hepp 570-746-1651, Bradford County
R'cd 7/27/11

ORGANIC OATS
ICO Certified, 2011 crop.
Ernest Blosser
Tampico, IL
815-438-2174
815-590-2174 - cell
R'cd 7/29/11

DRY FEED HAY AND BALEAGE
PCO Certified Organic Contact John Painter: 814-367-5238. Tioga County, PA.
R'cd 7/11

Equipment
 
TWO LARGE EGG MOBILES
12 x 24 with solar lights, feeders, water tanks and bins, egg gathering belts.  With 500-600 chickens laying very well. Can email pictures. Roman Stoltzfoos 717-278-1070.
R'cd 7/11


Wanted

REGIONAL ORGANIC HARD WINTER WHEAT
We are working with a local bakery and would like to try out some more locally grown baking wheat. Contact: t.lyle@frankferd.com or call 724-352-9500
R'cd 9/12/11

DRY STRAW or CORN FODDER
(small square bales preferred, but any accepted). Contact: Alvin King 717-464-5345 (Willow Street, PA)
R'cd 9/8/11

CORN SILAGE
Contact Sam Stoltzfus at 814-749-0137.
R'cd 8/31/11

ORGANIC FARM AND PASTURE LAND
Will take very good care of your piece of ground and build carbon with livestock grazing. Call Roman Stoltzfoos 717-278-1070.
R'cd 7/11

ORGANIC RAW MILK
ACF Organics, LLC, d/b/a/ Amish Country Farms located in Totowa, NJ is looking to procure certified organic raw milk from farmers in Pennsylvania. Ken Tensen: 800-990-3447 ext. 202.

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Pennsylvania Certified Organic
106 School Street, Suite 201
Spring Mills, PA 16875
 814-422-0251 - Fax 814-422-0255
pco@paorganic.org
 
Assuring the integrity of organic products!



 
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Opportunities

*NEW POSTING*
For Sale

  Family Owned and Operated Farmstead Specialty Foods Processor that has outgrown the Farm and Family
·        Specializing in All Natural, Organic, Kosher, Local, and Farmstead Production with well established and rapidly expanding controlled and private label markets throughout the Northeast U.S. Unique business model brings local products to entire region and population of over 50 million potential consumers.
·        Current Owners willing to stay involved indefinitely for multiple roles including training, production operations, product development, engineering and marketing. Preferred Offers include a partial equity buyout with retained interest in new operating company.
·        Business needs to relocate for necessary expansion. Current facility will remain available for interim use or as a specialized facility to complement main operation. Already working with local EDC to identify appropriate facilities and financing options for new owners.
·        A unique opportunity for success by stepping into the exploding natural and organic foods marketplace with established brands and the working knowledge of managers with over 35 years of combined experience.

For More information Contact (717)826-6190 or email farmstead76@yahoo.com
rc'd 9/23/11


Internship Opportunity
The Pennsylvania Certified Organic (PCO) Internship position would assist in all duties associated with office management and organic certification as directed by the Administrative Team and Certification Team.  Applicants should have organizational, communication, writing and computer skills, as well as strong abilities in a team environment.  Responsibilities include handling correspondence, phone, and email communication, providing information to prospective and current clients, assisting with office management duties, participating in the preparation of events and exhibit booths and supporting the certification team with filing, mailings, and processing paperwork. This is a three-month paid part-time position at our Spring Mills, PA office.
 
Electronic submission of application materials is preferred. Direct inquiries and applications to: Kathryn Tokarz, Administrative Assistant, at the following email address: kathryn@paorganic.org.


Events

October 16
Building Healthy Soils with Pastured Livestock & Organic Livestock Processing in the North Country
Sugar Hill Farm
St. Lawrence County, NY

Renee and Roy of Sugar Hill Farm will cover bale grazing, targeted foliar feeding, bringing in nutrients from off-farm, and a variety of other methods that they have used to build their soils over the past 8 years as well as efforts that they are spearheading to bring organic livestock processing facilities to the North Country. Please register for this event by visiting the http://www.nofany.org or by calling Katie at (585)271-1979 ext 512.
 
October 17
PASA Field Day
Innovative Farmers: Finding Creative Solutions to Common Problems
Sunnyside Farm

Dover, York County

$15 PASA members, $25 all others; lunch is included.
Join PASA, Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education (SARE) and Sunnyside Farm for a day that will inspire you to get creative on the farm.To register visit, www.pasafarming.org or call 814-349-9856.

November 4, 2011
Organic Dairy & Field Crop Conference
Crown Plaza Hotel, Syracuse, NY

Join NOFA-NY for their first Organic Dairy and Field Crop Conference. Workshop topics include: grazing dairy cows, diversifying your dairy farm, soil and weed control in field crops, nutrient density in grain crops, food grade grains, seed cleaning and milk quality. For more information, contact Bethany Wallis, Phone: 585-271-1979 ext 513, Email: dairyconference@nofany.org.
 
November 6-8
PAWAgN’s 2011 Women in Sustainable Agriculture Conference
Tell Your Story
Penn Stater Conference Center
State College, PA
Full conference $150; Monday only $95; Tuesday only $90
The 2011 conference includes two full days of farm tours, intensive learning circles, exciting workshops, timely panel discussions, inspiring networking opportunities, and an abundance of fine dining! http://2011wisa.aers.psu.edu For additional information, contact:Conference Coordinator Ann Stone at ams39@psu.eduor +1 814 863 4489.
 
Nov. 7, Nov. 21, Dec. 5, Dec. 19 and Jan. 9
Farm Risk Managment Course
Annie's Project

6pm - 9pm, Dec. 5th class 3pm-9pm
6 locations: Penn State Extension offices in Lancaster, Mercer and Allegheny counties and AgChoice Farm Credit offices in Chambersburg, Lewisburg and Yeagertown

 Topics include financial statements, recordkeeping, farm business planning, marketing plans, estate planning, exploring alternative enterprises, insurance and more.Cost of the workshop is $75 per person. To register, visit the Web at http://agsci.psu.edu/annies-project or call toll-free (877) 489-1398. Participants who complete the program will qualify for six SmartStart credits through AgChoice Farm Credit, a program sponsor. For more information, visit http://extension.psu.edu/farm-business/education/annies-projectonline or call Penn State Extension at (717) 270-4391.

For more events, check out the PCO website Event Calendar
 

Tel: (814) 422-0251
Fax: (814) 422-0255
Email: newsletter@paorganic.org
www.paorganic.org
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Pennsylvania Certified Organic
106 School Street
Suite 201
Spring Mills, Pennsylvania 16803
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