PennAg strives to provide advocacy to maintain an effective, viable and competitive environment for Pennsylvania agribusiness.

In coalition with other organizations, PennAg monitors legislative activities on statewide and national levels, making recommendations for policies that promote a competitive environment for agribusiness, including: animal welfare, food safety, animal health and diagnostics, etc.

To learn more about PennAg's official position statements on certain issues, visit
Press Room.

Recently, PennAg, along with the National Federation of                                        In May, a group of PennAg members visit the
Independent Business (NFIB), the state’s largest small-business                           PA Capitol Complex, meeting with legislators
association, and it’s coalition Small Businesses for Sensible                                  to build new relationships and strengthen old
Regulations, hosted a tour and business roundtable at Herman                             ones. Members discussed issues relevant to
and Connie Manbeck’s Farm (Womelsdorf) to highlight the impact                        PennAg as a whole, as well as in their own
of various government regulations on the agricultural industry. In                          businesses.
particular, the roundtable focused on the impact of potential EPA,
transportation and labor regulations that would result in enormous
added costs for farms and agribusinesses alike. Learn more about
the Small Businesses for Sensible Regulations effort.

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