Mar

23

2021

March 23, 2021

The Senate Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee approved four bills today (March 23), according to Committee Chairman Senator Elder Vogel. [Read More]

Mar

22

2021

March 22, 2021

The Senate Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee will consider four bills at a meeting set for 9:15 a.m., Tuesday (March 23) in the Senate Chamber, according to Committee Chairman Senator Elder Vogel. [Read More]

Feb

03

2021

February 03, 2021

The Senate Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee today approved two bills, according to Committee Chairman Senator Elder Vogel. Listen [Read More]

Feb

01

2021

February 01, 2021

The Senate Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee will consider two bills at a meeting set for 10:45 a.m., Wednesday (February 3) in the Senate Chamber, according to Committee Chairman Senator Elder Vogel. [Read More]

Jan

14

2021

January 14, 2021

Senator Elder Vogel, Chairman of the Senate Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee, and state Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding talked about the virtual 2021 Farm Show and the future of farming in Pennsylvania during a discussion taped today (January 14). [Read More]

Sep

22

2020

September 22, 2020

The Senate Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee delved into the widespread and devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the mental health of Pennsylvania’s farming community during a public hearing today (September 22) in Harrisburg, according to Committee Chairman Senator Elder Vogel (R-47th). [Read More]

Aug

25

2020

August 25, 2020

Last week the state Department of Agriculture made a surprising announcement that shocked and disappointed farming families across the state when it announced plans to shut down the Pennsylvania Farm Show for 2021. [Read More]

Jun

23

2020

June 23, 2020

The Senate Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee today (June 23) approved five bills, including two that address fairs and food establishments impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak, according to Committee Chairman Senator Elder Vogel. [Read More]

Aug

14

2019

August 14, 2019

Members of the Senate and House Agriculture Committees highlighted advances in animal health and biosecurity during a public hearing today that was held in conjunction with Penn State’s Ag Progress Days 2019. [Read More]

Jun

24

2019

June 24, 2019

The Senate Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee will consider five bills intended to assist Pennsylvania farmers and promote agricultural operations in the Commonwealth at a meeting set for 12:30 p.m., today (Monday, June 24) in Room 461 of the State Capitol Complex, Harrisburg, according to Committee Chairman Senator Elder Vogel. [Read More]