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2015 Accomplishments

  • Attended numerous Extension-sponsored crop and pesticide events
  • Participated in the “Sunshine Farmers Conference” held in March 2015
  • Organized/sponsored a Summer Field Day in Elizabethtown, PA reaching over 200 participants
  • Celebrated 10 years of the Alliance’s existence at Hershey Farms, Elizabethtown, PA after the 2015 Summer Field Day
  • Sponsored/participated in “Farming for Success” at Penn State Research Farm, Landisville, PA
  • Completed a study on farmers and their use of best management practices, which was funded by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture. The survey boasts many great facts, one of which is that a large majority of farmers currently utilize no-till farming practices
  • Exhibited at Ag Progress Days