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Message from George GreigSecretary of AgricultureGov. Corbett announced his 2013-2014 budget Tuesday. After two years of fiscal restraint, I'm glad to say we’re on solid financial footing for the future. That future is being created at the University of PA School of Vet Medicine, between...
Jan. 11, 2013 Message from George Greig Secretary of Agriculture This has been a memorable week. From recordbreaking crowds to many new events, this Farm Show is a great reminder of the nat’l treasure we have right here in PA with our rich farmland, strong ag heritage and more than 62,000...
The 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show is the largest indoor agricultural event in the nation, featuring nearly 6,000 animals, 10,000 competitive exhibits and 300 commercial exhibitors. The show runs Jan. 5-12 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg. Admission is free and...
The 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show will be held Jan. 5-12, 2013, at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg, and Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming) said today he would like Lycoming County residents who are participating in, or exhibiting at the Farm Show, to contact his district...
  Dec. 14, 2012   Message from George GreigSecretary of Agriculture The first Monday after Thanksgiving is always an exciting time for my family – it’s the first day of rifle season. This year I was lucky enough to get a nine-point buck. I, like many other hunters across the state,...
Nov. 16, 2012   Message from George GreigSecretary of Agriculture Early this week I enjoyed the chance to catch up with fellow farmers and agriculturalists at the PA Farm Bureau convention in Hershey. Monday night I addressed Farm Bureau members during their annual banquet and recognized...
        Nov. 9, 2012   Message from George GreigSecretary of Agriculture In the rush of the harvest season, a presidential election and what’s shaping up to be a beautiful fall weekend, remember the sacrifices many Americans have made to protect our way of life. When I take stock of all...
  Oct. 19, 2012   Message from George GreigSecretary of Agriculture Chronic Wasting Disease was confirmed in an Adams County farmed deer herd last week, marking the first case of the fatal disease in PA. As a hunter, I know the impact this disease can potentially have on our more than 1,...
Shorthorn Sweeps Supreme Spot at Breeding Beef Pageant  Shorthorn heifer CF Margie 119 Sol ET, exhibited Autumn Robison, Markle, Ind., swept up the Supreme Female Championship title of the Breeding Cattle Beef Pageant held on Sunday, Oct. 7, at the 2012 Keystone International Livestock Exposition...
Sept. 28, 2012   Message from George GreigSecretary of Agriculture Gov. Corbett is trimming the fat from PA's budget without hitting the meat. One way our PA Farm Show Complex and Expo Center is cutting costs, not services, is through an innovative partnership with Weis Markets, new sponsor...

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