Crawford County farmer, George Greig, tapped to lead Pa. ag department


HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pa. Gov. Tom Corbett announced Feb. 1 he intends to nominate George Greig, a farmer from Linesville, Crawford County, as state secretary of agriculture.

Greig, 59, has held many positions within the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau, where he has served as the state board director for the past six years.

Before that, he served as Crawford County Farm Bureau president for eight years, and Crawford County board member for 12 years. Greig also owns and operates a 650-acre dairy farm in partnership with his brother in Crawford County. The Greig brothers also produce soybeans and hay.

Greig currently serves as township supervisor in Conneaut Township.

“George Greig is an experienced farmer, businessman and leader,” Corbett said. “His record of success and service makes him an ideal choice to lead this important state agency.”

Greig has also served on the USDA Farm Service Agency state committee, the Crawford County Conservation District, and the Great Lakes Regional Water Board.

Greig and his wife, Christine, have been married for 15 years and have six children.


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