New state budget fully funds Pa. farm bill for a fourth time

BY: - July 14, 2022

The budget, which was signed by Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf last Friday, allocates $13.6 million for the 2022-23 fiscal year to the comprehensive set of programs known as the Pennsylvania Farm Bill.

Q&A: Pa. Ag. Sect’y Redding talks 2022 Farm Show return, COVID recovery, and the Chesapeake Bay

BY: - June 10, 2021

Bring on the milkshakes. 'Our goal is to have a 2022 Farm Show in person,' Pa.s top agriculture official says.


Wolf’s budget calls for 3rd round of funding for Pa. Farm Bill | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - February 15, 2021

The Democratic administration is seeking $13.6 million in funding for a variety of agricultural programs.


#PaBudget 2020: Let’s build on the Pa. Farm Bill’s success this budget season | Opinion

BY: - February 3, 2020

Current trends and opportunities in agriculture make this next budget cycle critical for sustaining the momentum created by last year’s passage of the PA Farm Bill, and for addressing a broader set of urgent industry concerns.

While the state farm bill is a start, Pennsylvania’s agriculture leaders see further reforms

BY: - January 8, 2020

At a House Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee hearing Wednesday, lawmakers heard more potential small fixes to aid farmers, big issues that needed some action, and hope that the PA Farm Bill was taking root.

On a busy Monday, Wolf signs bills benefiting Pa. National Guard families, farmers, and job hunters

BY: - July 1, 2019

With the Legislature out of town for its annual summer recess, Wolf's staff set up a series of well-scripted media events, spread across an otherwise sleepy news day, during a holiday week.

Pa. House, Senate Republicans tout looming completion of package of pro-farmer bills

BY: - June 26, 2019

With Farm Show milkshakes in hand (of course), Republican leaders in the state House and Senate gathered in the Capitol rotunda on Wednesday to tout a package of bills that they say reiterates the Legislature’s commitment to Pennsylvania farmers. “I laid out a challenge to my colleagues and to the governor to really step up […]