Farm profits reached new heights last year, but are expected to drop in 2023
As food prices rose around the country, so did farmers’ take-home pay. Net farm profits rose by 30% from 2021 to 2022, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. At the same time, food prices inflated by more than 10%. The USDA predicts farm incomes will drop by about 20% in 2023 […]
‘Agriculture is central to our growth’: Pa. Gov. Shapiro attends opening of Carbon Co. farm’s greenhouse
Little Leaf Farms isn’t done growing either — Sellew said the company aims to build the world’s largest producing area for baby leaf greens with the continued support of Carbon County and the Commonwealth.
Federal government has given $800M to keep indebted farmers afloat
Pennsylvania's farm loan obligations totaled $69.4M, according to federal data.
Wolf admin. touts $13M in tax credits available to Pa. farmers | Monday Morning Coffee
The credits can be used to offset the costs of sustainability and conservation projects such as no-till planting and precision ag equipment, waste storage facilities, conservation plans, and Nutrient Management Plans.
Pa. preserves 30 farms, more than 2,300 acres, to the tune of $5.1M
Since its creation, the program has preserved 5,329 farms and 552,702 acres of farmland in Pennsylvania.
Preserving Pa.’s farms | Friday Morning Coffee
What you might not have known is that the Pennsylvania Farmland Preservation Program has been in place since 1988, with its first preservation occurring a year later in 1989.
New state budget sets aside $16M for Pa. farmers hit by pandemic | Tuesday Morning Coffee
The blink-and-you missed spending plan offers tax credits and grants to Pa. farmers.