Citing threats from unfriendly nations— including China— Pennsylvania House Republicans have introduced a package of bills that would restrict foreign ownership of farmland and protect critical infrastructure.
U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Wednesday that the USDA is investing $26 million in Pennsylvania agriculture under the Resilient Food Systems Infrastructure (RFSI) program.
A new report from researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is highlighting what Pennsylvania farmers stand to lose if Congress revokes funding for certain U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Conservation programs.
New federal legislation aims to help farmers in Pennsylvania and elsewhere share their knowledge of conservation practices as they face an increasing number of climate change-related weather events.
As demand for organically grown food continues to increase across the country, Pennsylvania is bolstering its efforts to capitalize on the trend and position itself as a leader in the organic sector through substantial investments at the state level.