Harrisburg, PA, April 13, 2017: The Pennsylvania Ag Republicans invite those interested in the future of Pennsylvania’s number one industry, agriculture to join them for a call to action on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 12:15 pm at the Media Room, East Wing of the Harrisburg Capitol. Members of the agriculture community are coming together to voice their concern about the Governor’s proposed budget affecting the number one industry, agriculture. The Center for Dairy Excellence, Center for Beef Excellence, All American Dairy Show and the Keystone International Livestock Exposition have been “zeroed out” of the 2017 Budget.
There has recently been some “discussions” about having the PA General Assembly open up the PA Agricultural Fair Act of 1986 (P.L.437, No.92) for possible alterations. Quoting directly from the act, Section 2.Declaration of purpose, “ The General Assembly declares that agricultural fairs are a part of Pennsylvania’s rich heritage and (click to continue reading)