Agriculture

“Corny” Lancaster County Connection to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Historic Moon...

NASA is offering new opportunities for America to celebrate with the agency the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 Moon mission and look to the future...

$1 Million in PLCB Grants for Developing, Promoting Pennsylvania Wines

Governor Tom Wolf announced the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) has approved grants totaling $1 million to nine projects intended to enhance the Pennsylvania...

New Funding to Help Pennsylvania Farmers Grow Their Businesses

Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of $1.6 million in low-interest loans funding to assist four Pennsylvania farms with construction costs and land acquisition...

Agriculture Department Encourages Pennsylvanians to Check Rhododendrons for Infectious Disease

This spring, Pennsylvania was among 28 states where retailers received rhododendrons which may have been exposed to a plant pathogen called Phytophthora ramorum. The pathogen...

State Issues Cease and Desist Order to Medical Marijuana Grower/Processor

The Department of Health ordered AGRiMED Industries of PA, LLC, in Carmichaels, Pa., to cease and desist harvesting, cutting or destroying marijuana plants without a...

Governor signs Pennsylvania Farm Bill

Governor Tom Wolf’s vision of a path to longtime prosperity for Pennsylvania agriculture came to fruition with the signing into law of new legislation...

Legislative Leaders Highlight New Measures to Support Pennsylvania Agriculture

Senate and House Republican leaders highlighted a broad package of bills today that are intended to support Pennsylvania farmers and encourage new generations of...

PennDOT Invites Public to Create New Pollinator Gardens

In conjunction with National Pollinator Week, June 17-23, the Department of Transportation (PennDOT) invites groups or individuals from Armstrong, Butler, Clarion, Indiana and Jefferson...

Governor Wolf Commends House of Representatives on PA Farm Bill Passage

Governor Wolf applauded the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for its passage of ten bills related to the governor’s PA Farm Bill, a historic proposal...

PA Dairy Farmers, Families and Others Call for Return of Whole...

Surrounded by schoolchildren and farm families, Pennsylvania dairy leaders called on legislators and policymakers at the State Capitol to urge Congress to pass reforms...

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