Agriculture

Secretary of Agriculture: Urban, Community Gardens Combat Food Deserts, Grow Food,...

Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding toured Harrisburg’s Wesley Garden with volunteers and gardeners, discussing the important role community gardens play in providing access to fresh,...

PA to Reimburse County Fair Boards for Harness Races Held Despite...

Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding announced Governor Tom Wolf’s approval of a legal waiver allowing the department to reimburse local fair boards for harness races...

Farmers Market Nutrition Program Connects Hungry Pennsylvanians with Fresh, Local Food

The Departments of Agriculture, Aging and Health are reminding low-income seniors and WIC recipients to use their vouchers from the Pennsylvania Farmers Market Nutrition...

PA Announces $59 Million to Support Beginning Farmers, Grow Pennsylvania Agriculture

The Wolf Administration announced the availability of $59 million in Beginning Farmer Tax Credits over the next decade for those who sell or rent...

Pet Owners Reminded to keep Furry Friends Safe during Hot Weather

With summer officially here, it’s important that pet owners take proper precautions to keep their furry friends safe. State Rep. Joe Petrarca, D-Westmoreland/Armstrong/Indiana, said when...

Antlerless Deer Licenses to go on Sale in PA July 13

If you haven’t yet purchased your 2020-21 Pennsylvania hunting license, now might be the time. The new license year began July 1, meaning new licenses...

Sweet Corn Availability for July 4th Holiday Depends on Region, Planting...

Farm markets in some regions of Pennsylvania will have locally grown sweet corn available for the July 4th holiday, while harvest will be delayed...

PA Awards $1 Million in Farm Vitality Grants Created by 2019...

Secretary Russell Redding announced $1 million in Farm Vitality Grants awarded to 133 farms in 46 counties. The grants, which aim to enhance the...

Depart of Ag: Pollinators Need Pennsylvanians Help to Sustain Future of...

Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding reminded Pennsylvanians – from kids and parents, to homeowners, to farmers – the importance of taking steps to protect our...

National All-American Dairy Show Cancelled in Pennsylvania

The 2020 All-American Dairy Show has been cancelled to mitigate the risk of COVID-19. The show was originally scheduled to run September 12-16, 2020...

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