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Legislative Updates

Ag Issues 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 December 2020 / January 2021 issue:

  • USApple Updates
    • 2020 Annual Review Now Available
    • USApple/Agriculture Workforce Coalition Reach out to Transition Team
    • USApple Releases December 2020 Storage Report
    • Fresh Apple Movement Accelerates
    • Congress Passes COVID Relief Bill – Good News for Apple Industry – December 22, 2020
  • Farm Bureau updates December/January 2020-21
    • Agriculture Included in Federal COVID-19 Package
    • Adverse Effect Wage Rate Frozen for Two Years Vilsack to Reprise Role as U.S. Secretary of Agriculture
    • Regan Picked for EPA Administrator
    • Agritourism, COVID-19 Immunity, Vetoed
    • Broadband Expansion Bills Become Law
    • MAV Width Bill Signed Into Law
    • Adopted State Budget is Good News for Agriculture
    • General Assembly Caucuses Choose Leadership
    • Plenty of Funding Available for Farm Conservation Planning
    • Thompson Named Top Republican on House Agriculture Committee
    • New Program to Help Agriculture Businesses Navigate Pandemic
    • Nominate Outstanding Ag Educators for 2020-21 Golden Owl Award
  • Ag Law Updates
    • Agricultural Labor: United Farm Workers File Suit to Enjoin DOL H-2A Minimum Wage Rule
    • Pennsylvania Farm Bill: 2020 Pennsylvania Farm Bill Funded at $16 Million Despite COVID-19
    • Invasive Species: Emerald Ash Borer Quarantine Regulations Withdrawn
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