tag | agriculture

Want to start a farm? Good luck finding land

For people who want to start their own farms, there’s no guarantee they’ll find land. It’s a top barrier for newcomers in the agriculture industry.

By An-Li Herring/WESA

Pennsylvania farmers are aging, creating an uncertain future for their communities and industry

“It’s really a huge passion, and it’s very hard to give that up.”

By An-Li Herring/WESA

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York farm’s mobile market brings fresh produce to food-insecure neighborhoods

York Fresh Food Farms received urban agriculture grants and COVID-19 relief funds to expand their infrastructure.

By Gabriela Martínez

Climate change threatens Pa.’s farmers. How growers treat their soil could help them adapt — and benefit the rest of us, too

Some advocates look to so-called “regenerative agriculture” as a big part of mitigating the effects of climate change. For farmers, it might just be good business.

By Rachel McDevitt

Pa. Farm Show cancels butter sculpture, citing COVID-19 concerns

State Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding said COVID-19 made the event too risky for the sculptors, the Farm Show staff and those involved in recording and broadcasting the event.

By The Associated Press