2018/2019 PFB Strategic Issues

State Issues

National Issues


A summary and status of state legislation introduced for the
2018/2019 term can be accessed through the links immediately below.


Senate Report             House Report

Current: please check back

  • State Agricultural Appropriations for FY 2018-2019 and the PA Farm Bill
  • Tax credit for the sale or lease of farms to beginning farmers
  • Sunday Hunting
  • Civil liability reform to help agritourism businesses
  • Changes to the Vehicle Code to help agriculture—including allowing wider vehicles
  • on roadways and clarifying that milk trucks can move during disaster emergency decelerations.
  • Construction code changes for converting barns for weddings and other social events
  • Fairness and transparency for landowners with natural gas wells.


Labor Reform


Regulatory Reform

Trade Overview

Trade - U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA)

Trade - U.S. and EU