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‘Agriculture is the culture’: FarmerJawn wants to reinvent agriculture education

The FarmerJawn & Friends Foundation Fund is looking to serve as an educational platform with a focus on school programming and workforce development.

By Kenny Cooper/WHYY

An avian flu outbreak has Pennsylvania on alert

Avian influenza is very rarely transmitted by birds to people, but infected poultry have to be put down to stop the spread.

By Kara Holsopple/The Allegheny Front

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Chesapeake Bay Foundation gets grant to help disadvantaged farmers

The program will allow the Chesapeake Bay Foundation to organize special farm field events that could serve as an opportunity to meet urban farmers in Lancaster, York, and Harrisburg. 

By Gabriela Martínez

The state of agriculture in Pennsylvania

The COVID-19 pandemic has greatly affected farming over the past two years.

By Scott LaMar

Farming is grueling work, but a Pittsburgh startup is using technology to make it easier

“Farming is not a nine-to-five job. There are a lot of negative things in agriculture that can bring you down really fast. And so you need to stay positive and stay upbeat.”

By An-Li Herring/WESA