Pennsylvania – On this Veterans Day, Pennsylvania is highlighting how after veterans come home from their service, some of them are choosing to go into farming and other agricultural fields. Since 2015, Pennsylvania has invested more than $3 million to support the commonwealth's farmer-veterans who... Read More.
Harrisburg, PA – How are agriculture and transportation related? Pennsylvania official took a moment to remind the public about how important smaller, more rural roads are, especially since they are frequently used by farmers and other agriculture-related motorists. The secretaries from the state Departments of... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Scientists have discovered another way modern-day farming techniques are killing off bee populations. While pesticides have long been blamed for the decline in pollinators, a study published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B on Tuesday has found that the mass-flowering of... Read More.
Loretto, PA – Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding announced that the 106th Pennsylvania Farm Show will run from Saturday, January 8 through Saturday, January 15 and will be hosted at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg. "Each year, the Pennsylvania Farm Show chooses a theme to... Read More.
Harrisburg, PA – Has your farming operation been directly impacted by the coronavirus pandemic? USDA is implementing updates to the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program for producers of agricultural commodities marketed in 2020 who faced market disruptions due to COVID-19. This is round two of the program,... Read More.
Pennsylvania – With all of Pennsylvania's essential agriculture industry now eligible for COVID-19 vaccination, agricultural officials are thanking farmers for their hard work during the pandemic and encouraging farmers to trust the science and take the vaccine. *** Gettysburg, PA - With all of... Read More.
Harrisburg, PA – Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding announced that the department has purchased an additional $12.9 million worth of U.S. Department of Agriculture Foods through The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) in Pennsylvania to provide critical support and food to food banks in all of... Read More.
Pennsylvania – The USDA is expanding the scope of its programs to assist producers hurt by the Covid-19 pandemic. Current programs are expanding and being beefed up, plus new programs are also being added for some farmers. It's Pandemic Assistance for Producers, also known as... Read More.
Harrisburg, PA - During the virtual 2021 Pennsylvania Farm Show, Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding announced the availability of $500,000 through the Pennsylvania Farm Bill’s Ag and Youth Grant Program to fund projects such as ag education and workforce development programs, seminars and field trips,... Read More.
Harrisburg, PA - Days away from the opening of the first-ever virtual Pennsylvania Farm Show, Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding highlighted the various ways to experience the 105th show. “In a normal year, we bring half a-million people into our home in Harrisburg to experience Pennsylvania agriculture,”... Read More.