Ag Promotion Committee

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About

The State Agriculture Promotion Committee is a resource to assist county Farm Bureaus in the development of promotional programs and activities aimed at educating others about agriculture.

This committee works alongside the PA Friends of Ag Foundation to better advocate on behalf of agriculture.

County Farm Bureaus are asked to form Agriculture Promotion Committees to promote agriculture at the county level.

Contact

Friends of Agriculture Foundation
717-761-2740

Committee Chair:
Chris Hoffman
PFB State Vice President

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State Team

Chair - Chris Hoffman

Chair - Chris Hoffman

District 1 - James Barbour

District 1 - James Barbour

District 2 - Mark Scheetz

District 2 - Mark Scheetz

District 3 - Melissa Harrop

District 3 - Melissa Harrop

District 4 - Charlie Porter

District 4 - Charlie Porter

District 5 - Laura Kosa

District 5 - Laura Kosa

District 6 - Sue Dotterer

District 6 - Sue Dotterer

District 9 - Andrea Brown

District 9 - Andrea Brown

District 10 - Rebecca Harrop

District 10 - Rebecca Harrop

District 11 - Denny Hutchinson

District 11 - Denny Hutchinson

District 12 - Tina Beilchick

District 12 - Tina Beilchick

District 13 - Amanda Balon

District 13 - Amanda Balon

District 14 - Kathy Vorisek

District 14 - Kathy Vorisek

District 15 - Chip Kohser

District 15 - Chip Kohser

District 16 - KaylaWallace

District 16 - KaylaWallace

Projects

  • Ag Careers
  • Wheel of Food new information coming soon – please check back!
  • PFB Bannernew information coming soon – please check back!
  • PFB Barn Signs – new information coming soon – please check back!
  • PFB Gate Sign – new information coming soon – please check back!

Click https://pfbmembersignshop.itemorder.com/shop/home/ for any of the following below

  • PFB Yard Sign
  • Proud Member Sign
  • Sign frame with Custom Rider
  • License Plate

Ag Awareness Crate

Ag Awareness Crates are designed to provide educational resources for teachers to utilize and bring agriculture into the classroom. The boxes are managed by the Ag Promotion Committee of the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau in partnership with the Pennsylvania Friends of Agriculture Foundation.

Each box will include the following:

  • Ag accurate book
  • Standards based lesson plan including:
    • whole group mini lessons
    • access to printable worksheets
    • experiment supplies if applicable
    • recipe to share

BEEF
Ag Awareness Crate  $30

Targeted for K- 2nd grade classrooms, students will explore how important of a role beef cattle play in Pennsylvania’s agriculture industry. Students will explore the differences between beef and dairy cattle and how farmers care for their cattle.

MAPLE SUGARING
Ag Awareness Crate  $30

Targeted for 3rd and 5th grade classes, students will learn how the sap from maple trees is converted into maple syrup.

SHEEP
Ag Awareness Crate  $30

Targeted for K-2nd grade classrooms, students will about sheep and wool. Through the lesson, they will receive a culminating classroom activity learning how to dye wool.

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