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Protecting Values In Pennsylvania
Friday, June 15, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
PLNA Testifies at House Hearing on Fertilizer Bill »
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee held a hearing June 5, 2018 on SB 792 , a b...
Friday, June 15, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
DEP Issues Guidance for High Tunnel Exemption from Storm Water Rules »
HARRISBURG – DEP has issued guidance for the implementation of Act 15, a new law supported by PLNA, that exempts high tunn...
Monday, May 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
10 Million Trees Project Launches »
LANCASTER COUNTY - A partnership of national, regional, state, and local agencies, conservation organizations, outdoors en...
Monday, April 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senate Passes Fertilizer Bill after Adopting PLNA-Supported Amendments »
HARRISBURG – On March 20, the Pennsylvania Senate passed SB 792, a bill to regulate the application of lawn fertilizer, af...
Monday, April 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bill Exempting High Tunnels from the Stormwater Management Clears Senate, on to Governor »
HARRISBURG – A bill exempting high tunnels from the requirements of the Pennsylvania Stormwater Management Act (SMA) passe...
Tuesday, February 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fertilizer Bill Sits on Precipice of Senate Approval »
HARRISBURG – Senate Bill 792, a bill to regulate the use and application of turf grass fertilizers, sits on third consider...
Tuesday, February 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Growing Greener III Legislation Hits Snag »
HARRISBURG – The Growing Greener III legislation has hit a potential snag as the Senate voted last week to amend the Growi...
Tuesday, February 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wolf Proposes His Fiscal 2018-19 State Budget »
HARRISBURG – On February 6, Governor Wolf announced his fiscal 2018-19 budget for Pennsylvania. The overall General Fund b...
Tuesday, January 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Eichenlaub Helps Develop Strategic Plan for Pennsylvania Ag »
HARRISBURG – Dan Eichenlaub, past chairman of the PLNA board and owner of Eichenlaub, Inc., participated in the developmen...
Wednesday, December 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
2017 Legislative Recap »
In Pennsylvania HARRISBURG – Despite all the budget travails, 20-17 was an active year for legislation of interest to...
Wednesday, December 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Extension Wants Your Help »
UNIVERSITY PARK – Penn State Extension is looking for volunteers to help them develop educational materials for the green...
Monday, November 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fertilizer Bill Advances in Senate »
Situational Awareness SB 792, a bill to regulate the application of turf grass fertilizer, is poised to pass the state...
Monday, November 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor Signs Controlled Plant and Noxious Weed Legislation »
Situational Awareness On October 30, Governor Wolf signed into law the Controlled Plant and Noxious Weed Act. The new...
Monday, November 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
SRBC Requires Nurseries and Other Water Users to Register »
Situational Awareness The Susquehanna River Basin Commission (SRBC) is requiring that nurseries and other water users...
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...

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