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Protecting Values In Pennsylvania
Wednesday, September 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
PDA Releases New Draft of Amendments to Fertilizer Bill (SB 792) »
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture has released a draft of amendments to the fertilizer bill (SB 792)...
Wednesday, September 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
State Budget Proposal Guts Key Green Infrastructure Programs »
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania House of Representatives has proposed gutting several programs that support tree plantings a...
Monday, August 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
PDA begins Stakeholder Meetings on Fertilizer Bill »
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA) began meetings with stakeholders last week to develop amendm...
Wednesday, July 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senate Panel Advances Controlled Plant and Noxious Weed Bill »
HARRISBURG - A bill to update Pennsylvania's noxious weed law, HB 790 , was unanimously reported out by the Senate Agri...
Wednesday, July 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Surprise Fertilizer Bill Introduced by Senator Alloway »
HARRISBURG – After negotiations that have taken place over several years, involving scores of stakeholders, including PLNA...
Wednesday, June 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Controlled Plant/Noxious Weed Bill Advances »
HARRISBURG - A bill to update Pennsylvania's noxious weed law passed out of the state House May 30 by a unanimous vote. Th...
Wednesday, June 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Push is On for Growing Greener III »
HARRISBURG - The Growing Greener Coalition, of which PLNA is member, is pushing to have the General Assembly pass legislat...
Monday, May 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Growing Greener Advocates Rally at Capitol »
HARRISBURG -  Advocates for Pennsylvania’s Growing Greener program today rallied on the steps of the state Capitol to...
Sunday, April 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
State Budget Not Bad for Green industry »
HARRISBURG – On February 7, 2017, Governor Wolf announced a budget for fiscal year 2017-2018 with no general tax increas...
Sunday, April 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
PDA Releases New Draft of Fertilizer Legislation »
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture last week released a new draft of legislation that would regulate...
Monday, December 12, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pennsylvania Edges Back from Drought »
HARRISBURG -  After a relatively dry fall, recent rains have moved Pennsylvania back from the edge of drought, althou...
Monday, December 12, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
PDA Rolls Out Industrial Hemp Program »
HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania is one step closer to reintroducing industrial hemp to the Keystone State as the Department of A...
Monday, November 14, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Seasonal Workers Can Again Receive UC Benefits »
HARRISBURG - Governor Wolf signed in to law in the closing days of the General Assembly session, a bill to allow season wo...
Monday, November 14, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
End of Session Legislative Update »
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania General Assembly will reach the end of its two-year session on November 30, at which time al...
Tuesday, September 20, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Group Unveils Blueprint for Growing Greener III Program »
HARRISBURG - The Pennsylvania Growing Greener Coalition, the largest coalition of conservation, recreation, and preservati...
Tuesday, September 20, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Welliver Appointed Plant Industry Director »
HARRISBURG - The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA) Deputy Secretary Fred Strathmeyer announced last week that D...
Friday, September 2, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cannabis Anyone? »
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania General Assembly recently passed bills legalizing two forms of plants in the Cannabis genu...
Wednesday, June 29, 2016   (3 Comments - view/add)
PLNA Government Relations Committee Won’t Support Fertilizer Bill »
HARRISBURG – Last week, the PLNA Government Relations Committee decided not to support a bill that would regulate fertiliz...
Wednesday, June 29, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Noxious Plant Bill Moves in State Senate »
HARRISBURG – The Controlled Plant and Noxious Weed Act, introduced as a bill by state Senator David Argall (R-Schuylkill),...
Tuesday, May 3, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
PLNA, FFA Turn House Floor into Pine Forest »
  HARRISBURG - PLNA and FFA transformed the floor of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives into a forest of wh...
Tuesday, March 29, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Budget Enacted, Extension Saved… for Now »
HARRISBURG - Easter Sunday March 27, Governor Wolf allowed the budget supplement passed by both houses of the General Asse...
Tuesday, March 29, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
High Tunnel Bill Advances to Senate »
HARRISBURG – A PLNA-backed bill to exempt high tunnels (hoop houses, poly houses) from the Pennsylvania Storm Water Manage...
Wednesday, March 2, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Penn State Extension in Grave Danger of Closing Due to State Budget Impasse »
STATE COLLEGE – Penn State President Eric Barron warned the General Assembly last week that Penn State Extension and Agric...
Wednesday, March 2, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Controlled Plant and Noxious Weed Act Introduced »
HARRISBURG – The Controlled Plant and Noxious Weed Act has been introduced as a bill by state Senator David Argall (R-Schu...
Wednesday, February 3, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
State Budget Impasse May Shut Down Penn State Extension and Ag Research »
STATE COLLEGE – Penn State Extension and Agricultural Research are running out of money will have to shut down unless the...
Tuesday, February 2, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Redraft of Lawn Fertilizer Bill Addresses Most PLNA Concerns »
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA) last week released a redraft of their proposed bill to regul...
Tuesday, February 2, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wolf Administration Set to Roll Out $900 Million Growing Greener III »
HARRISBURG – The Wolf Administration is prepared to roll out a $900 million third version of the popular Growing Greener p...
Wednesday, December 2, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
PDA Releases Draft of Fertilizer Bill »
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture PDA recently released a draft of an update to the Pennsylvania fer...
Wednesday, December 2, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wolf Administration Gearing Up for Growing Greener III »
HARRISBURG – The Wolf Administration is gearing up for a third round of the popular “Growing Greener” environmental, farml...
Wednesday, December 2, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bill Introduced to Limit Liability of Snow Removal Contractors »
HARRISBURG – Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Bucks) has introduced a bill ( H.B. 1672 ) to limit the liability of snow contractors onl...
Thursday, October 29, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Health Secretary Releases Report on Lyme Disease »
HARRISBURG - Secretary of Health Karen Murphy today announced the release of the first-ever comprehensive report, produced...
Thursday, October 29, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
PDA Releases New Draft of Controlled Plant and Noxious Weed Law »
HARRISBURG - The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture released an updated draft of the new Controlled Plant and Noxious...
Thursday, October 29, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
PLNA Meets with PennDOT Secretary on Green Infrastructure »
HARRISBURG – In late October, several PLNA members and staff met with PennDOT Secretary Leslie Richards to discuss PennDOT...
Wednesday, September 30, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
PDA Analyzes Proposed Changes in Pesticide Certification Requirements »
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA) has developed materials comparing changes proposed by EPA in...
Friday, July 31, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
PennDOT Implements New CDL Exam »
HARRISBURG – PennDOT began implementing new federal CDL skill test requirements this past June 15. If you or your employe...

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