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August 04, 2022 - State College, PA

Gov. Wolf Celebrates Unwavering Commitment to Pennsylvania Agriculture, PA Farm Bill Investments Surpass $76 Million

Governor Tom Wolf and Agriculture Secretary Redding today were surrounded by recipients of a diversity of PA Farm Bill grant program funding to highlight the Wolf Administration's unwavering support for Pennsylvania's $132.5 billion agriculture industry. The PA Farm Bill celebration was held at the 150-year old Hess Farm in State College.

"Agriculture is the backbone of Pennsylvania's economy. When farmers succeed, we all succeed," said Gov. Wolf. "I created the Pennsylvania Farm Bill to support the future success of agriculture in the commonwealth, to remove barriers to entry for first generation agriculturalists, to grow infrastructure for improved food security, to support the sustainability of our farms, and invest in opportunities for the next generation of agricultural leaders.

"I'm proud of how the PA Farm Bill has touched the lives of so many Pennsylvanians and supported a new, necessary diversity in agriculture. May it continue to grow and prosper, because of these seeds we've planted today," added Gov. Wolf.

Speakers Include:
Jeff Harding
Cindy Harding
Governor Tom Wolf
Speaker of the House Kerry Benninghoff
Hannah Smith-Brubaker
Agriculture Secretary Redding
Dean Roush
Jessica Herr



<a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/22075_gov_farmbill_dz_001_copy.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf speaks with the press.   Governor Tom Wolf and Agriculture Secretary Redding today were surrounded by recipients of a diversity of PA Farm Bill grant program funding to highlight the Wolf Administrations unwavering support for Pennsylvanias $132.5 billion agriculture industry. The PA Farm Bill celebration was held at the 150-year old Hess Farm in State College.  State College, PA  August 4, 2022 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/22075_gov_farmbill_dz_002_copy.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding speaks with the press.   Governor Tom Wolf and Agriculture Secretary Redding today were surrounded by recipients of a diversity of PA Farm Bill grant program funding to highlight the Wolf Administrations unwavering support for Pennsylvanias $132.5 billion agriculture industry. The PA Farm Bill celebration was held at the 150-year old Hess Farm in State College.  State College, PA  August 4, 2022 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/22075_gov_farmbill_dz_003_copy.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Jessica Herr, Pennsylvanias National FFA Officer Candidate speaks with the press.   Governor Tom Wolf and Agriculture Secretary Redding today were surrounded by recipients of a diversity of PA Farm Bill grant program funding to highlight the Wolf Administrations unwavering support for Pennsylvanias $132.5 billion agriculture industry. The PA Farm Bill celebration was held at the 150-year old Hess Farm in State College.  State College, PA  August 4, 2022 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/22075_gov_farmbill_dz_004_copy.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Farm Owners  Jeff & Cindy Harding listen as Governor Tom Wolf speaks.  Governor Tom Wolf and Agriculture Secretary Redding today were surrounded by recipients of a diversity of PA Farm Bill grant program funding to highlight the Wolf Administrations unwavering support for Pennsylvanias $132.5 billion agriculture industry. The PA Farm Bill celebration was held at the 150-year old Hess Farm in State College.  State College, PA  August 4, 2022 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/22075_gov_farmbill_dz_005_copy.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf speaks with the press.   Governor Tom Wolf and Agriculture Secretary Redding today were surrounded by recipients of a diversity of PA Farm Bill grant program funding to highlight the Wolf Administrations unwavering support for Pennsylvanias $132.5 billion agriculture industry. The PA Farm Bill celebration was held at the 150-year old Hess Farm in State College.  State College, PA  August 4, 2022 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/22075_gov_farmbill_dz_006_copy.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Farm Owners  Jeff & Cindy Harding speak with the press.   Governor Tom Wolf and Agriculture Secretary Redding today were surrounded by recipients of a diversity of PA Farm Bill grant program funding to highlight the Wolf Administrations unwavering support for Pennsylvanias $132.5 billion agriculture industry. The PA Farm Bill celebration was held at the 150-year old Hess Farm in State College.  State College, PA  August 4, 2022 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/22075_gov_farmbill_dz_007_copy.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding speaks with the press.   Governor Tom Wolf and Agriculture Secretary Redding today were surrounded by recipients of a diversity of PA Farm Bill grant program funding to highlight the Wolf Administrations unwavering support for Pennsylvanias $132.5 billion agriculture industry. The PA Farm Bill celebration was held at the 150-year old Hess Farm in State College.  State College, PA  August 4, 2022 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/22075_gov_farmbill_dz_008_copy.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Hannah Smith-Brubaker, Pasa Sustainable Agriculture speaks with the press.   Governor Tom Wolf and Agriculture Secretary Redding today were surrounded by recipients of a diversity of PA Farm Bill grant program funding to highlight the Wolf Administrations unwavering support for Pennsylvanias $132.5 billion agriculture industry. The PA Farm Bill celebration was held at the 150-year old Hess Farm in State College.  State College, PA  August 4, 2022 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/22075_gov_farmbill_dz_009_copy.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Farm Owners  Jeff & Cindy Harding speak with the press.   Governor Tom Wolf and Agriculture Secretary Redding today were surrounded by recipients of a diversity of PA Farm Bill grant program funding to highlight the Wolf Administrations unwavering support for Pennsylvanias $132.5 billion agriculture industry. The PA Farm Bill celebration was held at the 150-year old Hess Farm in State College.  State College, PA  August 4, 2022 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/22075_gov_farmbill_dz_010_copy.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding speaks with the press.   Governor Tom Wolf and Agriculture Secretary Redding today were surrounded by recipients of a diversity of PA Farm Bill grant program funding to highlight the Wolf Administrations unwavering support for Pennsylvanias $132.5 billion agriculture industry. The PA Farm Bill celebration was held at the 150-year old Hess Farm in State College.  State College, PA  August 4, 2022 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/22075_gov_farmbill_dz_011_copy.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Dean Rick Rousch, Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences speaks with the press.   Governor Tom Wolf and Agriculture Secretary Redding today were surrounded by recipients of a diversity of PA Farm Bill grant program funding to highlight the Wolf Administrations unwavering support for Pennsylvanias $132.5 billion agriculture industry. The PA Farm Bill celebration was held at the 150-year old Hess Farm in State College.  State College, PA  August 4, 2022 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/22075_gov_farmbill_dz_012_copy.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf speaks with the press.   Governor Tom Wolf and Agriculture Secretary Redding today were surrounded by recipients of a diversity of PA Farm Bill grant program funding to highlight the Wolf Administrations unwavering support for Pennsylvanias $132.5 billion agriculture industry. The PA Farm Bill celebration was held at the 150-year old Hess Farm in State College.  State College, PA  August 4, 2022 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/22075_gov_farmbill_dz_013_copy.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf speaks with the press.   Governor Tom Wolf and Agriculture Secretary Redding today were surrounded by recipients of a diversity of PA Farm Bill grant program funding to highlight the Wolf Administrations unwavering support for Pennsylvanias $132.5 billion agriculture industry. The PA Farm Bill celebration was held at the 150-year old Hess Farm in State College.  State College, PA  August 4, 2022 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/22075_gov_farmbill_dz_014_copy.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Hannah Smith-Brubaker, Pasa Sustainable Agriculture speaks with the press.   Governor Tom Wolf and Agriculture Secretary Redding today were surrounded by recipients of a diversity of PA Farm Bill grant program funding to highlight the Wolf Administrations unwavering support for Pennsylvanias $132.5 billion agriculture industry. The PA Farm Bill celebration was held at the 150-year old Hess Farm in State College.  State College, PA  August 4, 2022 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/22075_gov_farmbill_dz_015_copy.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Farm Owners  Jeff & Cindy Harding speak with the press.   Governor Tom Wolf and Agriculture Secretary Redding today were surrounded by recipients of a diversity of PA Farm Bill grant program funding to highlight the Wolf Administrations unwavering support for Pennsylvanias $132.5 billion agriculture industry. The PA Farm Bill celebration was held at the 150-year old Hess Farm in State College.  State College, PA  August 4, 2022 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/22075_gov_farmbill_dz_016_copy.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Speaker of the House Kerry Benninghoff speak with the press.   Governor Tom Wolf and Agriculture Secretary Redding today were surrounded by recipients of a diversity of PA Farm Bill grant program funding to highlight the Wolf Administrations unwavering support for Pennsylvanias $132.5 billion agriculture industry. The PA Farm Bill celebration was held at the 150-year old Hess Farm in State College.  State College, PA  August 4, 2022 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/22075_gov_farmbill_dz_017_copy.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf speaks with the press.   Governor Tom Wolf and Agriculture Secretary Redding today were surrounded by recipients of a diversity of PA Farm Bill grant program funding to highlight the Wolf Administrations unwavering support for Pennsylvanias $132.5 billion agriculture industry. The PA Farm Bill celebration was held at the 150-year old Hess Farm in State College.  State College, PA  August 4, 2022 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/22075_gov_farmbill_dz_018_copy.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Jessica Herr, Pennsylvanias National FFA Officer Candidate speaks with the press.   Governor Tom Wolf and Agriculture Secretary Redding today were surrounded by recipients of a diversity of PA Farm Bill grant program funding to highlight the Wolf Administrations unwavering support for Pennsylvanias $132.5 billion agriculture industry. The PA Farm Bill celebration was held at the 150-year old Hess Farm in State College.  State College, PA  August 4, 2022 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/22075_gov_farmbill_dz_019_copy.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf greeting Speaker of the House Kerry Benninghoff.    Governor Tom Wolf and Agriculture Secretary Redding today were surrounded by recipients of a diversity of PA Farm Bill grant program funding to highlight the Wolf Administrations unwavering support for Pennsylvanias $132.5 billion agriculture industry. The PA Farm Bill celebration was held at the 150-year old Hess Farm in State College.  State College, PA  August 4, 2022 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/22075_gov_farmbill_dz_020_copy.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf greeting Speaker of the House Kerry Benninghoff.    Governor Tom Wolf and Agriculture Secretary Redding today were surrounded by recipients of a diversity of PA Farm Bill grant program funding to highlight the Wolf Administrations unwavering support for Pennsylvanias $132.5 billion agriculture industry. The PA Farm Bill celebration was held at the 150-year old Hess Farm in State College.  State College, PA  August 4, 2022 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/22075_gov_farmbill_dz_021_copy.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Dean Rick Rousch, Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences speaks with the press.   Governor Tom Wolf and Agriculture Secretary Redding today were surrounded by recipients of a diversity of PA Farm Bill grant program funding to highlight the Wolf Administrations unwavering support for Pennsylvanias $132.5 billion agriculture industry. The PA Farm Bill celebration was held at the 150-year old Hess Farm in State College.  State College, PA  August 4, 2022 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/22075_gov_farmbill_dz_022_copy.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding greeting Harding and listening to her speak about her time in agriculture.  Governor Tom Wolf and Agriculture Secretary Redding today were surrounded by recipients of a diversity of PA Farm Bill grant program funding to highlight the Wolf Administrations unwavering support for Pennsylvanias $132.5 billion agriculture industry. The PA Farm Bill celebration was held at the 150-year old Hess Farm in State College.  State College, PA  August 4, 2022 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/22075_gov_farmbill_dz_023_copy.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Speaker of the House Kerry Benninghoff speak with the press.   Governor Tom Wolf and Agriculture Secretary Redding today were surrounded by recipients of a diversity of PA Farm Bill grant program funding to highlight the Wolf Administrations unwavering support for Pennsylvanias $132.5 billion agriculture industry. The PA Farm Bill celebration was held at the 150-year old Hess Farm in State College.  State College, PA  August 4, 2022 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/22075_gov_farmbill_dz_024_copy.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf and Speaker of the House Kerry Benninghoffshare a laugh with the press.  Governor Tom Wolf and Agriculture Secretary Redding today were surrounded by recipients of a diversity of PA Farm Bill grant program funding to highlight the Wolf Administrations unwavering support for Pennsylvanias $132.5 billion agriculture industry. The PA Farm Bill celebration was held at the 150-year old Hess Farm in State College.  State College, PA  August 4, 2022 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/22075_gov_farmbill_dz_025_copy.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Governor Tom Wolf and Agriculture Secretary Redding today were surrounded by recipients of a diversity of PA Farm Bill grant program funding to highlight the Wolf Administrations unwavering support for Pennsylvanias $132.5 billion agriculture industry. The PA Farm Bill celebration was held at the 150-year old Hess Farm in State College.  State College, PA  August 4, 2022 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/22075_gov_farmbill_dz_026.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Governor Tom Wolf and Agriculture Secretary Redding today were surrounded by recipients of a diversity of PA Farm Bill grant program funding to highlight the Wolf Administrations unwavering support for Pennsylvanias $132.5 billion agriculture industry. The PA Farm Bill celebration was held at the 150-year old Hess Farm in State College.  State College, PA  August 4, 2022