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It was one part luck, one part quick response and one part lessons learned that brought Pennsylvania to the close of its first bird...

Pennsylvania Ag Secretary Russell Redding toured the LCCAP to kick off the fifth annual Pennsylvania Urban Ag Week. He visited 19 farms and agricultural operations in Erie, New Castle, Pittsburgh, Harrisburg, Philadelphia and Wilkes-Barre from July 11-15.

USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack and U.S. Sen. Bob Casey toured a North Side rec center to see the impact of the recently signed federal Keep Kids Fed Act.

The Pennsylvania Grazing Lands Coalition and Pasa Sustainable Agriculture is accepting applications for mentors and mentees for its new mentor program.

Pennsylvania Ag Secretary Russell Redding tagged along with more than 120 elementary students for an educational field trip at Pleasant Lane Farms.

A nonprofit culinary training program is adding a butchery apprenticeship to its offerings fill the dire need for highly-skilled butchers.

To help guide broadband expansion efforts in southwestern Pennsylvania, the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission and partners like Carnegie Mellon University and Allies for Children released a Connectivity Roadmap April 25, focusing on 10 Pennsylvania counties and the city of Pittsburgh.

In one week, Pennsylvania went from no cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza to having the second highest number of birds affected in the country. 

The U.S. Department of Agriculture confirmed on April 16 a case of highly pathogenic avian influenza in a commercial layer chicken flock, in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

The ban, in response to the threat of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza, takes effect April 16 and will last for 60 days or until the department rescinds the order.