Agriculture

Consumers Urged to Discard Unpasteurized Dairy from Lancaster County Farm, Quarantines...

Consumers who purchased unpasteurized cow’s milk or dairy products from Miller’s Biodiversity Farm in Lancaster County should immediately discard those products. Officials in New...

Edinboro University Grant part of Successful Brew for Fermentation Program

As Pennsylvania’s craft brewing industry continues to grow, a new project will – thanks to a grant announced today by state Rep. Ryan Bizzarro,...

PA Permits Issued for Phase II Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

The Pennsylvania Department of Health issued 23 dispensary permits for Phase II of the medical marijuana program. The permittees will now have six months in...

Register Now to Exhibit in 2019 Farm Show’s Antique Tractor, Engine...

Antique farm equipment enthusiasts can showcase agriculture’s historic role in inspiring Pennsylvania’s story by bringing their vintage iron to the 103rd Pennsylvania Farm Show...

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...

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