State Horticultural Association of Pennsylvania

Please consider a contribution to support research and extension efforts to control invasive pests, improve disease resistance management, and increase fruit quality and labor efficiency!

What is the Value of Controlling a New Invasive Pest?
Regular Crops of High Quality Fruit?
Improved Disease Resistance Management?
Labor Efficient Technologies?

These are questions that we need to consider as we prepare to shape our industry for the next generation!
This is how you can make a difference!
Recognizing the value of specialty crop research and extension work and the contributions to my production and business practices, and also recognizing the need for a sustainable approach to provide industry support to address critical and emerging threats, we/our company makes this commitment to support university research and extension programs through a voluntary annual contribution. We/I also recognize that these funds will be administered by the State Horticultural Association of Pennsylvania, Inc. (SHAP). Estimated annual pledge amount:
__ Platinum level, $2,500+              __ Gold level, $1,000-2,499             __ Silver level, $500-999
__ Bronze level, $250-499               __ Sustaining level, $100                Amount_____________
Please enclose contribution, made out to SHAP, or check here to receive an invoice:__       
Contributors will be acknowledged in PA Fruit News.  If you wish to remain anonymous, please check here: __             

We encourage you to think about your farm size, your crop yields and the importance of being able to find answers when needed when you make your pledge. Please submit ideas for projects at any time to a member of the SHAP research or extension committee or to Maureen Irvin at

Please mail this form to:  State Horticultural Association of PA, 480 Mountain Rd, Orrtanna, PA  17353.