Agriculture

Approval of US Farm Bill Green Lights Hemp-Fueled CBD Revolution

US lawmakers finally struck a deal for the landmark 2018 Farm Bill on November 29, ending months of partisan debate and kicking off a new...

Pennsylvania Adds 28 Farms, Nearly 2,000 Acres to Nation-Leading Farmland Preservation...

Pennsylvania’s Agricultural Land Preservation Board today safeguarded 1,974 additional acres on 28 farms in 14 counties through the state’s nation-leading farmland preservation...

Pennsylvania Businesses Encouraged to Help Keep PA Moving by Obtaining a...

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture is encouraging businesses to obtain the required Spotted Lanternfly permit to ensure they are complying with the Spotted Lanternfly...

GIANT Announces Multi-Year Farm Show Sponsorship Agreement

Secretary of Agriculture Russell Redding joined Nicholas Bertram, president of GIANT Food Stores to announce that the Department of Agriculture and GIANT have entered...

Pennsylvania State Horse Racing Commission Announces Breeders Fund Awards, Sire Stakes...

Horsemen must remember two important February deadlines for paperwork due in order to maintain eligibility in the Pennsylvania Breeders Fund Award Program and Pennsylvania...

Disaster Relief Funding Available for PA Farms in 14 PA Counties

Governor Tom Wolf today notified farmland owners in Columbia, Lebanon, and York counties that they are eligible to receive disaster relief funding from the...

PA Department of Agriculture Requests Applications for 2019 Hemp Research Projects

Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding announced that applications and guidelines for 2019 industrial hemp research permits are now available. Sixty research projects will be selected...

MediPets CBD Pet Treats Offer Cats and Dogs Stress and Anxiety...

MediPets CBD Pet Treats for dogs and cats offers pets a delicious snack made from all-natural industrial hemp CBD. It provides them a chance to...

Penn State Extension program for beginning farmers wins national accolades

With a total economic impact of nearly $136 billion annually, the agricultural industry is essential to Pennsylvania's future. Yet, the farming population is aging,...

New Grant Program is an Investment in Pennsylvania’s Dairy Industry, Farmers

Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the availability of $5 million in grant funding to help Pennsylvania dairy farmers overcome challenges and capitalize on new...

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