Canadian ambassador leads delegation to discuss Pennsylvania trade relations


HARRISBURG, Pa., – Pennsylvania agriculture officials were hosts for a delegation of Canadian leaders seeking to maintain and improve trade relations.
Members of the Canadian delegation included the Canadian ambassador to the United States, Michael Kergin; Canadian Consul General Roger Marsham, and Ontario Minister of Agriculture Steve Peters.
Pennsylvania Agriculture Secretary Dennis Wolff hosted the group for a half-day seminar to discuss trade and agricultural policy important to Pennsylvania agriculture.
“The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture is always looking for ways to build stronger business relationships with agricultural interests from around the world,” said Wolff.
The delegation was in Harrisburg to meet with Pennsylvania’s government leaders and the agricultural community.
Some 20 individuals attended the half-day of workshops designed to encompass a variety of agricultural issues of interest to both Canada and Pennsylvania.
Program initiatives discussed included farmland preservation, marketing and animal health.


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