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IMG_3818-chris-hoffman-2-smPennsylvania Farmer Appointed New Chairman of AFBF Promotion & Education Committee
- Chris Hoffman, PFB Vice President, has been appointed as the new chairman of the AFBF national Promotion & Education Committee.

The committee was launched to develop and centralize resources that inspire and equip Farm Bureau members to convey the significance of agriculture.  Read More


“Cultivating Farming Knowledge” - Pennsylvania Farm Bureau Produced TV Program


IMG_3977-president-Ebert-smWestmoreland County Dairy Farmer Elected New Pennsylvania Farm Bureau President - Richard “Rick” Ebert has been elected President of PFB during the 64th Annual Meeting in Hershey  Read more


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PA Farm Bureau President Provides Updates
on EPA Lawsuit, WOTUS and Vows to Work with New Governor Read more


DTR-Postcard-for-webPennsylvania Farm Bureau Submits Comments Opposing EPA & Army Corps Waters of the U.S. Proposal Pennsylvania Farm Bureau (PFB) has submitted comments opposing a proposed rule change that attempts to expand federal regulatory authority over virtually every acre of farmland across the country under what the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Army Corps of Engineers call “Waters of the United States.”  Read more

 
 

Governor Signs Three Bills Supported by Pennsylvania Farm Bureau, Including Bill Increasing Transparency on the Expiration of Gas Well Leases Read more

                                                                                                                               

Pension Reform #1 Priority
Pennsylvania farmers are urging the state General Assembly to make pension reform its number one priority when lawmakers return to Harrisburg next month.  Pennsylvania Farm Bureau (PFB), which is the state’s largest farm organization, says lawmakers can’t continue to kick the can on pension reform, especially now that the unfunded liability has reached a staggering $50 billion.


“Higher property taxes are especially troublesome for farmers, who require large amounts
of land as part of doing business.  Most school districts will have no alternative but to raise property taxes to support the school pension system if the legislature fails to act.”
   
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