Jan

10

2022

January 10, 2022

The Senate Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee, chaired by Sen. Elder Vogel (R-47), will hold a panel discussion about mental health in agriculture on Tuesday, Jan 11 at 1 p.m. in the Erie Room of the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center. [Read More]

Dec

15

2021

December 15, 2021

The Senate Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee, chaired by Sen. Elder Vogel (R-47), and the House Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee, chaired by Rep. Dan Moul (R-91), held a joint public hearing today to review the 2017 expansion of the sale of fireworks, which allowed Pennsylvanians to purchase certain consumer-grade fireworks options previously not permitted under state law. [Read More]

Dec

13

2021

December 13, 2021

The Senate Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee, chaired by Sen. Elder Vogel (R-47), and the House Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee, chaired by Rep. Dan Moul (R-91), will hold a joint public hearing on Wednesday, Dec. 15, to review the 2017 expansion of the sale of fireworks, which allowed Pennsylvanians to purchase certain consumer-grade fireworks options previously not permitted under state law. [Read More]

Nov

10

2021

November 10, 2021

he Senate Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee today approved legislation, sponsored by Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), who chairs the Center for Rural Pennsylvania, seeking to alter the membership of the Center’s board of directors, according to Committee Chairman Sen. Elder Vogel (R-47). [Read More]

Sep

21

2021

September 21, 2021

The Senate Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee held a public hearing today (September 21) to receive testimony on utility scale solar development and agricultural land, according to Committee Chairman Senator Elder Vogel. [Read More]

Sep

17

2021

September 17, 2021

The Senate Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee will hold a public hearing at 9 a.m., September 21, in Hearing Room 1 of the state Capitol North Office Building to receive testimony on utility scale solar development and agricultural land, according to Committee Chairman Senator Elder Vogel. [Read More]

Jun

24

2021

June 24, 2021

he Senate today approved legislation that would create a statewide standard allowing farmers to host Agritourism or Agritainment activities, according to Senator Elder Vogel, Chairman of the Senate Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee. [Read More]

Jun

24

2021

June 24, 2021

The Senate Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee today (June 24) recommended Senate confirmation of the reappointment of Robert N. Barley to the Milk Marketing Board, according to Committee Chairman Senator Elder Vogel. [Read More]

Jun

22

2021

June 22, 2021

The Senate Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee will consider the reappointment of Robert N. Barley to the Milk Marketing Board at a meeting set for 9 a.m. on Thursday, June 24, in Room 8E-B of the State Capitol East Wing, according to Committee Chairman Senator Elder Vogel. [Read More]

Jun

15

2021

June 15, 2021

The Senate today (June 15) confirmed the nomination of Kristi R. Kassimer to serve on the Pennsylvania Milk Marketing Board, according to Senator Elder Vogel, Chairman of the Senate Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee. [Read More]