Agriculture

Federal Disaster Relief Approved for Farms in Five Western PA Counties

Farmers in Beaver, Crawford, Erie, Lawrence, and Mercer counties are eligible to receive disaster relief assistance from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA),...

PA National Horse Show Gallops into Harrisburg this Week

The 74th annual PA National Horse Show (PNHS) rides into the Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg, PA, October 10-19. The Pennsylvania National Horse Show, one of the...

Governor Wolf: Urban Agriculture is Feeding Neighborhoods, Building a Stronger Pennsylvania

Governor Tom Wolf toured Sankofa Farm, part of Bartram’s Garden, to learn how the urban farm would use their $50,000 Urban Ag Grant to...

Pennsylvanians Reminded to Protect Against Eastern Equine Encephalitis, Cases Confirmed in...

The Pennsylvania departments of Agriculture and Health today reminded Pennsylvanians to take every possible precaution against mosquito bites for themselves and their animals, especially...

Farm City Day Gives 2,800 Elementary Students Hands-on Exposure to Agriculture...

Secretary of Agriculture Russell Redding joined 2,800 elementary students and teachers from six mid-state counties for a tour of Farm City Day at the...

First Round of Pennsylvania Farm Bill Grants, $500,000 to Build Urban...

Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of $500,000 in Urban Agriculture Grants to fund 28 projects that will help build urban ag infrastructure while...

Fun Activities, Food, and Contests Make Keystone International Livestock Expo a...

Enjoy a fall-weather preview of the Pennsylvania Farm Show, complete with homemade barbecue, draft horses on parade, and opportunities for hands-on learning and up-close...

PA Launches Restaurant Inspection Report Mobile App

Department of Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding was joined by the Pennsylvania Food Merchants Association to announce the launch of EatSafePA, a free mobile app that...

Pennsylvania Farmer Named America’s Pig Farmer of the Year

Chris Hoffman, a pig farmer from McAlisterville, Pennsylvania, is America's Pig Farmer of the YearSM for 2019-2020 after netting the highest combined score in third-party judging and online...

Ag Department Encourages Pennsylvanians to Make Memories on the Farm This...

Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding reminded Pennsylvanians that Fall is the perfect time to enjoy local food and make memories on the farm. From pumpkin...

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