Could a state cell phone tax power Pa.’s rural broadband expansion?

BY: - January 9, 2020

As a starting point, Grange president Wayne Campbell suggested that a $.75 to $1 surcharge per-month on every cell phone user could finance small, matching state grants for local broadband projects.

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.

Pa. Farm Show 2020 Butter Sculpture unveiled: Flyers mascot Gritty gets his moment

BY: - January 2, 2020

It’s that time of year again: The annual Pennsylvania Farm Show is almost upon us. And in a rite of winter as sure as a ball drop on New Year’s Eve, officials at the state Department of Agriculture unveiled the show’s Butter Sculpture. The sculpture, which usually celebrates some facet of state culture and history, […]