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Welliver Appointed Plant Industry Director

Tuesday, September 20, 2016   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Gregg Robertson
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HARRISBURG - The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA) Deputy Secretary Fred Strathmeyer announced last week that Dr. Ruth Welliver has been appointed as the new director of the Bureau of Plant Industry.

The Bureau of Plant Industry oversees many programs relating to the green industry, including the regulation of fertilizers, pesticides and plant diseases.

Dr. Welliver moves up from her previous position as Plant Pathology Program Manager at PDA. She succeeds John Breitsman, who retired at the end of June this year.

Dr. Welliver can be reached at (717) 772-5222 or rwelliver@state.pa.us.


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