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PennAg Industries Association

PennAg Industries Association PennAg Industries Association is the premier agribusiness association in Pennsylvania. PennAg is a full-time, full-service membership association representing Pennsylvania agribusiness enterprises of all sizes and types.

Location: Northwood Office Center
2215 Forest Hills Drive, Suite 39
Harrisburg, PA 17112
Phone: 717.651.5920
Mon. - Fri.: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. PennAg Industries Association is a member-based trade association, representing agribuisness in and around Pennsylvania. PennAg provides access to pertinent information regarding all aspects of the agr

Location: Northwood Office Center
2215 Forest Hills Drive, Suite 39
Harrisburg, PA 17112
Phone: 717.651.5920
Mon. - Fri.: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. PennAg Industries Association is a member-based trade association, representing agribuisness in and around Pennsylvania. PennAg provides access to pertinent information regarding all aspects of the agr

Operating as usual

01/28/2022

Your insight matters! If you are a producer in the Pennsylvania agriculture sector or a professional who works with PA producers, we’re working to put together a library of resources and workshops to help families and ag professionals navigate mental health issues. Please take a few minutes to fill out this short, confidential survey.

Complete the survey by Jan. 31: www.centerfordairyexcellence.org/mental-wellness-survey

The PAES Conference concluded this afternoon with the installation of 4 new board members - Patrick, Mike, Andrew and Co...
01/21/2022

The PAES Conference concluded this afternoon with the installation of 4 new board members - Patrick, Mike, Andrew and Courtney. Welcome to the board and we look forward to planning another great conference for January 19 & 20, 2023.

Photo: Standing L-R: Patrick, Mike, Lyle, Dwight and seated L-R: Andrew, Courtney and Nathan.

Congratulations to the 2021 PAES Member of the Year and the 2022 PAES Member of the Year.  Craig Altemose was presented ...
01/20/2022

Congratulations to the 2021 PAES Member of the Year and the 2022 PAES Member of the Year.
Craig Altemose was presented with the 2021 Member of the Year Award and Ken Glick received the 2022 Member of the Year Award.
Photo: L-R - Ken Glick, with Union Mill Soil Service in Belleville - 2022 Member of the Year; Nathan Hykes, with Growmark FS and the President of PAES; Craig Altemose, retired from PSU - 2021 Member of the Year

The PAES Conference (Pennsylvania Agronomic Educator Society) is underway in Boalsburg, PA.  Today and tomorrow will be ...
01/20/2022

The PAES Conference (Pennsylvania Agronomic Educator Society) is underway in Boalsburg, PA. Today and tomorrow will be filled with educational presentations, fellowship and Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) credits. Here are a few photos from this morning.

We are very excited to announce the details of our spring banquet! The 2022 banquet will take place April 13th at Spooky...
01/17/2022

We are very excited to announce the details of our spring banquet! The 2022 banquet will take place April 13th at Spooky Nook Sports in Manheim. 📣

As always, the banquet will celebrate agriculture and honor four Distinguished Service Award members!

PennAg is very excited to welcome Amberley Snyder as the keynote speaker! Amberley is a champion barrel racer who will share her story and inspiration to empower us to overcome life’s challenges. 🐴⭐️

Find out more here: https://www.dropbox.com/s/p2osctarjofvxe7/2022%20Spring%20Banquet%20%282%29.pdf?dl=0

PennAg is hiring! 📣 📣We have two positions open at this time:Council Director (full time), and Accounting & Administrati...
01/05/2022

PennAg is hiring! 📣 📣

We have two positions open at this time:
Council Director (full time), and Accounting & Administrative Assistant (full time or part time).

Check out these positions on our job postings page: https://pennag.com/job-postings/

Are you in need of a 2022 calendar specifically for sheep and goat management?  The Center for Poultry and Livestock Exc...
12/21/2021

Are you in need of a 2022 calendar specifically for sheep and goat management? The Center for Poultry and Livestock Excellence funded the creation of a sheep and goat management and marketing calendar. Contact us today to receive a free calendar. Call 717.651.5920 or email [email protected] with your name and mailing address.

Today was the PennAg Poultry Council Meat & Egg Meeting.  This annual meeting concludes with the Big Buck Contest.  Than...
12/15/2021

Today was the PennAg Poultry Council Meat & Egg Meeting. This annual meeting concludes with the Big Buck Contest. Thank you to all who entered and to all who donated prizes. This year's winner is Emily Albright - her name will be engraved on the traveling trophy.
A run down of the winners are: PA Bucks: Emily Albright followed by Jordan Risser and Deb Martz. For out of state bucks: Roger Rohrer, Doug Stone and Michael Hess. Congratulations and we are already looking forward to the 2022 contest. 🦌

Almost 60 poultry stakeholders attending the annual Meat & Egg meeting and the Big Buck Contest here at the Mount Joy Mi...
12/15/2021

Almost 60 poultry stakeholders attending the annual Meat & Egg meeting and the Big Buck Contest here at the Mount Joy MidAtlantic Farm Credit Community Room!

Looking forward to a great day with lots of poultry updates and education!

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This morning, Pennsylvania Agriculture is being celebrated by Representative Benninghoff at the Centre County Grange Fai...
10/29/2021

This morning, Pennsylvania Agriculture is being celebrated by Representative Benninghoff at the Centre County Grange Fairgrounds. PennAg is pleased to be one of the sponsors of Rep. Benninghoff's FARMER breakfast. Joining in this mornings discussion are Secretary Russell Redding, PA Dept. of Agriculture and Chris Herr, Executive Vice President of PennAg.

Always enjoy celebrating agriculture with FFA students.
10/28/2021

Always enjoy celebrating agriculture with FFA students.

It is a lovely morning in Lancaster County as a celebration of agriculture is underway at The Gathering Place at the FAR...
10/28/2021

It is a lovely morning in Lancaster County as a celebration of agriculture is underway at The Gathering Place at the FARMER breakfast with Rep. Mindy Fee, Rep. Dan Moul, Rep. Dave Hickernell, and Senator Ryan Aument. Many are in attendance including PennAg President, Jon Slothour and PennAg member, Rob Barley.

Nearly 70 CCA's and Planners are investing their time today and tomorrow at the 2021 Keystone Crops and Soils Conference...
10/19/2021

Nearly 70 CCA's and Planners are investing their time today and tomorrow at the 2021 Keystone Crops and Soils Conference. Attendees are learning the latest in row crop research as well as product updates. Equally as valuable is the ability to see friends and co-workers from across the State, catching up on what everyone has been doing and experiencing a hearty handshake and a friendly hug. Great to see everyone at the 2021 Keystone Crops and Soils Conference

A few pictures from this morning's farmer breakfast hosted by Senator Camera Bartolotta in Amity, PA!
10/14/2021

A few pictures from this morning's farmer breakfast hosted by Senator Camera Bartolotta in Amity, PA!

This morning's Farmer Breakfast in Montrose, PA featured engaging dialogue and insightful comments from Senator Yaw, Sen...
10/07/2021

This morning's Farmer Breakfast in Montrose, PA featured engaging dialogue and insightful comments from Senator Yaw, Senator Baker and PA Department of Agriculture, Secretary Russell Redding. All affirming the importance of Agriculture in the Commonwealth.

PennAg Industries Association enjoyed being one of the sponsors of Senator Yaw and Senator Baker's Farmer Breakfast in M...
10/07/2021

PennAg Industries Association enjoyed being one of the sponsors of Senator Yaw and Senator Baker's Farmer Breakfast in Montrose, PA this morning. The event began with the traditional Milk Toast from the PA Dairy Princesses celebrating Pennsylvania Agriculture.

U.S. Farmers & Ranchers in Action (USFRA) released a new short film that highlights the important role farmers and ranch...
09/30/2021
The Carbon Neutral Pig

U.S. Farmers & Ranchers in Action (USFRA) released a new short film that highlights the important role farmers and ranchers are taking in forging climate solutions with help from science, experts, investors and partners.

The video follows the real-life journey of Marlowe Ivey, 36, who has taken over her dad’s North Carolina pig farm and is working to make it carbon neutral.

Check out the video here: https://media.usfarmersandranchers.org/videos/the-carbon-neutral-pig

The Challenge of a Generation: ‘The Carbon Neutral Pig’ Examines Farmers’ Role in Climate Action U.S. Farmers & Ranchers in Action Launches a Sequel to Its 2019 Short Film, “30 Harvests” U.S. Farmers & Ranchers in Action (USFRA) has unveiled a new docudrama that highlights the imp....

09/22/2021

Golfers are on their way out for the 2021 Divots for Degrees Golf Tournament! Good luck to everyone!🏌🏻‍♂️⛳️

Today's the Day - the 2021 Divots for Degrees at The Bridges Golf Club.  Shotgun start at noon.  The clouds have parted ...
09/22/2021

Today's the Day - the 2021 Divots for Degrees at The Bridges Golf Club. Shotgun start at noon. The clouds have parted and the weather is ideal - breezy and sunny. Stay tuned for more pictures.

This morning, Senator Gene Yaw (Bradford, Lycoming, Sullivan, Susquehanna and Union County), Chair of the Senate Environ...
09/17/2021

This morning, Senator Gene Yaw (Bradford, Lycoming, Sullivan, Susquehanna and Union County), Chair of the Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee hosted a FARMER breakfast meeting. Farmers from across the area spent time with the Senator discussing the importance of PA Agriculture. PennAg Industries Association was one of the sponsors of this event.

Looking for a unique career or know someone who may be interested in joining the industry? Penn State Extension Butcher'...
09/10/2021

Looking for a unique career or know someone who may be interested in joining the industry? Penn State Extension Butcher's School program is now taking 2022 applicants!

Check out the flyer below for more information!

The 2021 PennAg Sporting Clay Classic final results are in.  The squad with the highest score came in this afternoon fro...
08/19/2021

The 2021 PennAg Sporting Clay Classic final results are in. The squad with the highest score came in this afternoon from the York Ag Products Team - their final score was 341. It was a great day at Blue Ridge and we are so very thankful for all who participated, sponsored and helped to make the event so successful. In case you are wondering what the date for next year's shoot is -- it will be Thursday, August 18, 2022 at Blue Ridge.

And the morning results are in.....so far, the high squad is Ceva with  332 but we are awaiting the results of the after...
08/19/2021

And the morning results are in.....so far, the high squad is Ceva with 332 but we are awaiting the results of the afternoon squads... The morning High Gun prize goes to Bryan Eberle and the Low Gun prize goes to Jeff Zimmerman. The winners of the wobble trap are Michael Hess (morning squad) and Gregg Bard (afternoon squad).

The PennAg Sporting Clay Classic is underway at Blue Ridge Sportsman Club, Harrisburg, PA with 52 shooters this morning ...
08/19/2021

The PennAg Sporting Clay Classic is underway at Blue Ridge Sportsman Club, Harrisburg, PA with 52 shooters this morning and this afternoon will feature 28 shooters. A breeze is blowing, the sun is out and the gunfire can be heard all around.

Guess what the PennAg team was doing this morning?  Here's a hint - T-5️⃣ months until you can savor a tasty pulled pork...
08/17/2021

Guess what the PennAg team was doing this morning? Here's a hint - T-5️⃣ months until you can savor a tasty pulled pork sandwich, our famous chicken tenders, chicken breast sandwich and so much more.🐽🐔

Today, Josh Rickrode completed his summer internship with us.  He spent the last several days with us at Ag Progress Day...
08/11/2021

Today, Josh Rickrode completed his summer internship with us. He spent the last several days with us at Ag Progress Days - the pictures show Josh fully engaged in the APD experience.

Part of the fun of Ag Progress Days is the Food.  Stop by our food booth located at the intersection of West 6th Street ...
08/08/2021

Part of the fun of Ag Progress Days is the Food. Stop by our food booth located at the intersection of West 6th Street and Demo Alley. Feast on chicken tenders and french fries; the famous Gunzey Sausages; hot dogs as well as Farm Show milkshakes; coffee, water and soda. For the early risers - stop by and grab a breakfast sandwich as you embark on exploring the show.

2021 Ag Progress Days starts on Tuesday and runs thru Thursday.   Stop by the AgChoice Building and visit Jennifer, Coll...
08/08/2021

2021 Ag Progress Days starts on Tuesday and runs thru Thursday. Stop by the AgChoice Building and visit Jennifer, Colleen and Mackenzie at the PA Soybean Board Booth; the PA Pork Producers Council Booth and the Center for Poultry & Livestock Booth.

PennAg is proud to have sponsored State Representative Perry Stambaugh’s farmer breakfast this morning! Also in attendan...
07/23/2021

PennAg is proud to have sponsored State Representative Perry Stambaugh’s farmer breakfast this morning!

Also in attendance:

Secretary of Agriculture Russell Redding
Congressman Fred Keller
State Representative Barb Gleim

PA Pork Producers, PennAg Industries and The Center for Poultry and Livestock Excellence were thrilled to work with the ...
07/14/2021

PA Pork Producers, PennAg Industries and The Center for Poultry and Livestock Excellence were thrilled to work with the excellent team from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine and their Swientists in Western PA.

It was great having the FFA State Officers at the Expo on June 23rd visiting with the 80+ tradeshow vendors, such as Far...
06/25/2021

It was great having the FFA State Officers at the Expo on June 23rd visiting with the 80+ tradeshow vendors, such as Farm Credit AgChoice - Mid-Atlantic.

Yesterday, four members of the 2020-21 State Officer Team had the opportunity to meet up with representatives from Farm Credit at the PennAg Industries Association and PA Pork Expo. Farm Credit is one of our 5 Star Corporate Partners. To learn about our corporate partners, visit http://ow.ly/5SXF50FhQKr

Keystone Pork Expo, Poultry Progress Day, and the Mid-Atlantic Manure Summit is well underway here at the Lebanon Expo C...
06/23/2021

Keystone Pork Expo, Poultry Progress Day, and the Mid-Atlantic Manure Summit is well underway here at the Lebanon Expo Center, and it’s a full house for our first keynote speaker!

Thank you to our 🎉Bronze🎉 sponsors for the Keystone Pork Expo, Poultry Progress Day, and Mid-Atlantic Manure Summit! We ...
06/22/2021

Thank you to our 🎉Bronze🎉 sponsors for the Keystone Pork Expo, Poultry Progress Day, and Mid-Atlantic Manure Summit!

We hope to see you all tomorrow at the Lebanon Valley Expo Center!

If you haven't purchased your lunch tickets for the Expo tomorrow yet, you may want to do that now... because then you w...
06/22/2021

If you haven't purchased your lunch tickets for the Expo tomorrow yet, you may want to do that now... because then you won't miss the Farm Show Milkshakes! 🤩

This tasty treat was made possible by these great sponsors, and we send out a huge thank you to them!
⭐️ Country Folks
⭐️ Goods Livestock

Big thank you's to all of our 💥Silver💥 sponsors for the Keystone Pork Expo, Poultry Progress Day, and Mid-Atlantic Manur...
06/21/2021

Big thank you's to all of our 💥Silver💥 sponsors for the Keystone Pork Expo, Poultry Progress Day, and Mid-Atlantic Manure Summit!

Check out all of these great sponsors!

Address

2215 Forest Hills Dr Ste 39
Harrisburg, PA
17112

General information

Follow us on Twitter at @PennAgIndustry https://twitter.com/PennAgIndustry

Opening Hours

Monday 8am - 4:30pm
Tuesday 8am - 4:30pm
Wednesday 8am - 4:30pm
Thursday 8am - 4:30pm
Friday 8am - 4:30pm

Telephone

(717) 651-5920

Products

In addition to advocacy, PennAg provides seven self-governed councils, focused on specific support and service sectors, including: Agronomic Products; Aquaculture; Feed, Grain and Allied Industry; Manure Haulers/Applicators; Poultry; Seed; and Swine. Each council hosts meetings regularly to address issues unique to their members.

The PennAg Insurance Trust also offers competitive medical insurance programs, through Highmark Blue Shield and a workers' compensation program through the PMA Insurance Group.

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