Bill banking on Pa. organics has Dept. of Ag’s support
The bill, sponsored by Rep. Eddie Day Pashinksi, D-Luzerne, would allow the state to continue allocating budget dollars to the Department of Agriculture for the purpose of funding the program in areas such as promotion, marketing and financial assistance to farmers on a permanent basis.
While the state farm bill is a start, Pennsylvania’s agriculture leaders see further reforms
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.
Ag Secretary Perdue to small farmers: Stop whining, your demise is inevitable | Opinion
The Trump White House's contempt for rural Americans, who helped them win the White House in 2016, could not be more on display.