Agriculture

PA Offers $400,000 in Grants to Increase Early Childhood Nutrition, Agricultural...

Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding today announced the approval of nearly $400,000 in Farm to School Grants to fund 39 projects that will improve access...

PA Receives $224 Million in Food Assistance for Families with Young...

Pennsylvania has received approval from the Food and Nutrition Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to extend Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT)...

$445,000 in PA Farm Bill Funds Available for Research Projects to...

Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding called for proposals for research projects that will strengthen and grow Pennsylvania’s poultry, swine, lamb, sheep and goat farming industries....

DCNR to Begin Spraying Forests for Gypsy Moth

Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn announced the start of aerial spraying of state woodlands to combat gypsy moth...

Secretary of Agriculture Highlights 20 Million-Pound Milestone for State’s Agricultural Surplus...

Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding announce that the state’s program that rescues surplus agricultural products from waste and redirects it to the charitable food system,...

Pennsylvania, Others Announce Initiative to Restore 30 Agriculturally Impaired Streams by...

Governor Tom Wolf marked Earth Day by joining the Chesapeake Conservancy to announce a new collaborative environmental initiative for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to...

$2.17 Million in New Investments in Agriculture for Farmers in Five...

Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of $2.17 million in funding to expand agriculture operations for six projects in five Pennsylvania counties. The investments...

Eat More Mushrooms to Fight Cancer According to Study

Next time you make a salad, you might want to toss in some mushrooms. That’s because higher mushroom consumption is associated with a lower...

PA Farm Show Spring Food Fest May 7- 9 at Farm...

Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding said after a successful Fall Food Fest in November, the department has scheduled another opportunity for Pennsylvanians to get their...

DEP Begins 2021 Black Fly Spraying Program 

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection began its 2021 Black Fly Suppression Program. The program involves aerial and backpack spraying on roughly 1,700 stream...

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