PA Agriculture Secretary Recognizes Innovative Lehigh County Project During National AG Day
The visit marked today’s observance of National Agriculture Day. Governor
“National Agriculture Day is an opportunity for us to recognize the hard work done by
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Wolff said that
At the direction of Governor Rendell, the Department of Agriculture has implemented innovative statewide programs to help farmers enter the industry, remain profitable and plan for the future of their farms.
Part of the economic development team at the Department of Agriculture, the Center for Farm Transitions provides resources, including consultations, information and referrals to knowledgeable and experienced professionals, that will serve farmers as they look to transition into agriculture, new agricultural enterprises and to the next generation of farmers. For more information on the center, visit www.iplantofarm.com.
The PAgrows program provides technical help for farmers, processors and agribusinesses in their funding needs. Using programs such as the First Industries Fund and Farm Service Agency loans, PAgrows seeks to find the best method to secure funding for your agricultural project. For more information, visit www.agriculture.state.pa.us and follow the links to PAgrows.
CONTACT: Chris L. Ryder (717) 787-5085
SOURCE Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture