PASA Conference – Training Funds Available!

December 6, 2016

Are you attending the PA Association for Sustainable Agriculture’s (PASA) Farming for the Future Conference February 1-4, 2017 in State College? Training funds ARE AVAILABLE for 2017! You could receive up to a 50% reimbursement for the cost of your conference registration. To apply, please email Jodi. Funds are available by reimbursement only after you’ve… Read More >

What is the economic impact of the equine industry in Southeastern PA?

The Chester-Delaware County Farm Bureau has commissioned a study of the contribution of the equine industry to the economy of Southeastern Pennsylvania.  The purpose of this study is to provide an objective estimate of the economic importance of equine and to update the census of equine in the region. You can participate by completing the… Read More >

What is Hungry Harvest and How Can They Help You?

November 18, 2016

Hungry Harvest is a weekly to-your-door produce delivery service located in Baltimore, MD currently serving over 5,000 customers in the MD, VA, & Philadelphia area. We work with growers to provide paying outlets for either their (a) surplus or overproduced product that may not have a direct outlet or (b) aesthetically imperfect produce that does… Read More >

SARE Grants Available to Support Farmers and Service Providers

October 26, 2016

Northeast SARE is offering two separate opportunities for supporting innovative sustainable ag ideas on farms and in communities. Application deadlines for 2017 awards are this fall. Farmer grants are available to help producers try new farming strategies, find solutions to problems, offer on-farm demonstrations, or test innovative approaches to marketing. Farmers cooperate with a technical… Read More >

Scholarships Available for Students and Farms to Engage in Summer On-Farm Internships

The Center for Dairy Excellence Foundation of Pennsylvania, along with Professional Dairy Managers of Pennsylvania and Pennsylvania Dairymen’s Association, invites students and farms to participate in the On-Farm Internship Program. The internship program provides the opportunity for students to gain hands-on experience with a host farm that is committed to mentoring and teaching the next… Read More >

Livestock and Poultry Farmers: Apply for a Fund-a-Farmer grant today!

October 11, 2016

Are you a livestock or poultry farmer who wants to improve animal welfare on your operation? You may be eligible to receive a Fund-a-Farmer grant from FACT! FACT will award grants of up to $2,500 for two types of projects: Animal Welfare Certification Projects and Pasture Improvement Projects. Check out the grant guidelines for the full details and apply online!… Read More >