Agriculture

Pennsylvania Farm Show to be a Virtual Event in January 2021

Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding announced today that Pennsylvania’s agriculture industry will be celebrated virtually for the 2021 PA Farm Show, with no in-person events or...

PA Announces $4.2 Million to Support Agricultural Projects in Five Counties 

The Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) announced the approval of 13 agricultural projects being funded through the First Industries Fund (FIF)....

$10 Million to Support Pennsylvania Agriculture Producers, Charitable Food System

During a visit to Sauder’s Eggs, Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding announced a $10 million contract with Feeding Pennsylvania to acquire surplus agriculture products from...

Department of Agriculture Releases COVID-19 Restaurant Enforcement Actions

The Department of Agriculture today released data related to COVID-19 restaurant enforcement actions from August 3 through August 9, 2020. The information is specific...

First Lady, Agriculture Secretary: Every Pennsylvanian Deserves Access to Fresh, Local...

First Lady Frances Wolf, Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding and food industry leaders discussed how Pennsylvania’s $10 million Fresh Food Financing Initiative aims to address...

PA Warns Consumers to Report Unsolicited, Mislabeled Seeds Received by Mail

Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding warned consumers to properly discard and report unordered and mislabeled seeds shipped from overseas. Consumers nationwide have received seeds in...

Dairy Farmers Find Ways To Help Cows “Chill” During Summer Heat

While a heatwave continues to blaze across Pennsylvania conjuring up thoughts of fans, sprinklers and shades, most people may not realize these are the same tools...

Secretary of Agriculture: Urban, Community Gardens Combat Food Deserts, Grow Food,...

Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding toured Harrisburg’s Wesley Garden with volunteers and gardeners, discussing the important role community gardens play in providing access to fresh,...

PA to Reimburse County Fair Boards for Harness Races Held Despite...

Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding announced Governor Tom Wolf’s approval of a legal waiver allowing the department to reimburse local fair boards for harness races...

Farmers Market Nutrition Program Connects Hungry Pennsylvanians with Fresh, Local Food

The Departments of Agriculture, Aging and Health are reminding low-income seniors and WIC recipients to use their vouchers from the Pennsylvania Farmers Market Nutrition...

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