Category Archives: News

Resources for Dairy Farmers

The following list of educational and financial resources are available for dairy farmers. From dairy education and youth in agricultural to farm profitability and business tools, there is something to learn or a new connection that can be made for dairy farmers across the state of Pennsylvania. Educational Penn State Extension Dairy Team - Articles,…
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PSU’s Ag Fraternity raises $1,000 for local garlic farmer

The students of Penn State University's Delta Theta Sigma, a social professional agricultural fraternity, hosted a fundraiser for AgrAbility PA clients Matt & Amy Cook. The fraternity raised $1,000 for Matt to purchase additional garlic drying racks for his farm. AgrAbility PA began working with Matt in 2015 after he was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). [caption id="attachment_2640"…
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USDA-NIFA announces funding to support farmers with disabilities

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences has been awarded funding from the U.S Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture to provide assistance to individuals farming with disabilities. A $180,000 USDA-NIFA grant will support AgrAbility for Pennsylvanians (AgrAbility PA), which is a partnership between Penn State Extension and UCP of…
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‘Tis the Season! YOU can help an AgrAbility client…

Penn State students of Delta Theta Sigma -- a social professional agricultural fraternity -- are hosting a fundraiser for an AgrAbility client! Funds raised will provide assistance to Matt, a garlic farmer in Central Pennsylvania who is living with multiple sclerosis. The primary fundraiser is a dinner this week in State College. DONATIONS BY YOU…
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