State Horticultural Association of Pennsylvania

Legislative Updates

A summary of important news and political developments affecting the tree fruit industry and agriculture in general, in Pennsylvania and beyond.

Contents of the April 2022 issue:

  • USApple Updates
    • USApple Publishes New Tool for Growers: Pollinator BMPs for Apples
    • USApple Capitol Hill Day Returns
    • Key Administration Trade Positions Remain Unfilled
    • Crop Insurance Webinar Replay Link
  • Farm Bureau updates
    • USDA Announces Plan for $250 Million Investment to Support American-Made Fertilizer
  • Other Source Updates
    • New Resource Includes Five Experienced Mentors
    • Agricultural Finance: USDA Amends Farm Loan Program, Allows ‘Equitable Relief’ for Noncompliant Borrowers and Higher Loan Limits
    • Pesticides/Herbicides: Eighth Circuit Allows Suit to Proceed Against EPA for Chlorpyrifos Tolerance Revocation