Incredible FFA Chapter Contest

American Egg Board is a supporting partner of FFA, and has launched a campaign to celebrate the incredible activities that these groups do. Through a short, online application chapters can enter to win one of three grants – one for $2000, and two at $1500 each.

The contest runs through Friday September 29
, and winners will be announced after October 14. Visit for additional details.

Introducing PennAg Prime
PennAg Prime is an exclusive PennAg-endorsed insurance program for members. It delivers coverage packages specifically designed to address the needs of all aspects of agriculture and food processing. PennAg Prime is offered through the agencies of The Insurance Alliance of Central Pennsylvania, the premier group of independent agencies in Central Pennsylvania and the Lehigh Valley. With an operational footprint that covers the majority of PennAg members, The Alliance can better service PennAg Prime customers than a single agency.
Interested in learning more about PennAg Prime? Please contact Nicole Cassel at or 717-651-5920 today!
PennAg Awards Scholarships to Industry Youth

Ten students recently received scholarships from PennAg Industries Association, totaling $13,500. The PennAg Scholarship Fund, supported by members and friends of the association, is funded primarily through the annual Divots for Degrees Golf Outing. The 2017 outing was held at Four Seasons Golf Club in Landisville.

Since its inception in 1991, the PennAg Scholarship Fund has awarded more than $313,500 in scholarships to children of our industry’s employees. To be eligible for a scholarship, applicants must be enrolled in a post-secondary educational institution and work for a PennAg member or be a child of a PennAg member. Applications for the 2018 program will be posted on the PennAg website ( beginning Jan. 1, 2018. A committee of PennAg Board Members judge eligible applications for academics, activities, essay and interest in pursuing a career in agriculture.

Congratulations to the 2017 PennAg Scholarship recipients!

PennAg to Offer Ad Banner Space in Weekly Update
Looking to get business information out and in front of thousands? Look no further than the PennAg Weekly Update! Beginning in September 2016, we began offering ad banner space above the fold in the Weekly Update, providing optimal value to you and your business. Interested in learning more? Download an order form. Space is being sold on a per month basis, so act fast to secure your ad spot!
Stay Informed of the Latest Agricultural and Shale Law Developments

The Center for Agricultural and Shale Law disseminates information through a number of different platforms on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis. With so many options, stakeholders can choose products that will keep them informed according to their own needs. Learn more.

Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Information

Visit the PennAg Poultry Council page for Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza information and updates.

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PennAg Poultry Council / Schwartz Memorial Golf Outing - September 19
The PennAg Poultry Council will host the John H. Schwartz Memorial Golf Outing on Tuesday, September 19 at Fox Chase Golf Club, Stevens, Pennsylvania. The PennAg Poultry Council is proud to have provided more than forty-seven years of support to the Poultry Scholarship Fund. Since 1999, the Council has raised more than $102,500 for PSU students studying Poultry and Avian Science, or a related field.

If interested in participating, please download a registration form or contact Mindy Fleetwood at or 717-651-5920 for further information.

Keystone Crops and Soils Conference (Sponsorships Available) - October 24-25

Sponsorships are now available for the Keystone Crops and Soils Conference October 24-25 at the Holiday Inn Harrisburg-Hershey in Grantville.  This annual gathering of agronomists, crop consultants, nutrient management specialists and CCAs offer those who support and serve Pennsylvania’s crop farmer a great way to outreach and share product and services information. Choose from two levels --Harvest ($500) and Plant ($300). Harvest sponsorship offers a 20 minute presentation during one of three Agronomy Update sessions. Choice of time will be first come, first served and noted on the sponsorship form or during the online registration process. Please note, this level has a maximum of 9 slots. Act quickly to reserve your time!


Sponsorships may be reserved online (with credit card payment) by visiting Or submit your registration and check payment via mail, fax or email using the 2017 KCSC Sponsorship Form. Your response by Friday, October 6, 2017 is appreciated. For more information contact Amy Bradford at


September 19

PennAg Poultry Council Executive Committee Meeting
9 a.m.
(Foxchase Golf Club, Stevens)

September 19

Schwartz/PennAg Poultry Council Golf Outing

(Foxchase Golf Club, Stevens)


September 20

Past President’s Luncheon


(Cameron Estate Inn, Mount Joy)


September 22

PennAg FGAI Executive Committee Meeting

(PennAg Office)

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