PennAg Hosts Discussion on ELD and FAST Act
On April 12, the PennAg Transportation Committee and PennAg Feed, Grain & Allied Industries Council hosted a joint meeting to provide an overview of and discussion on the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) Rule and FMCSA's plan for its phased implementation. The meeting also included discussion about the Fixing America's Surface Transportation ACT (FAST Act), which President Obama signed on December 4, 2015. 

We are currently in the Awareness and Transition Phase, which runs from February 16, 2016 to December 18, 2017. During this time, drivers may voluntarily use ELD's which are certified and registered with FMCSA. Click here for additional information about the ELD Rule and FAST Act discussion from the April 12 meeting.
Fertilizer Act Draft Proposal, January 2016

In January, the Fertilizer Advisory Committee met to review the DRAFT Fertilizer Law. Click here to view the DRAFT of the Fertilizer Law. Click here to view the Summary of the DRAFT from the meeting on January 28, 2016. 


Revisions from the January 28 meeting were released two weeks later, and there was then a two week window for more comments. The Committee hosted preliminary meeting with EPA following the two week comment period. 

2016 PennAg Scholarship Applications

The PennAg Scholarship Fund was created by PennAg Industries Association for the benefit of the children of employees of PennAg members. The fund is supported by fundraising activities, membership donations including special gifts from individuals, and donations from other associations.


Students who are graduating from high school or who are already attending a post-secondary educational institution are eligible to apply. The scholarships will be awarded on the basis of merit. Download an application form for 2016.

Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Information

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

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PennAg Divots for Degrees Golf Outing- May 26
Join us Thursday, May 26 for a day on the course - celebrating agriculture, networking with friends in the industry, and supporting future leaders of the agribusiness industry! The 2016 PennAg
Divots for Degrees Golf Outing will be held Thursday, May 26 at Four Seasons Golf Club, Landisville, Pennsylvania, beginning with registration at 10:30 a.m.

Divots for Degrees raises money for the PennAg Scholarship Fund, which provides scholarship awards to children of PennAg members and their employees. Since 1991, the PennAg Scholarship Fund has awarded 444 scholarships, totaling $279,000.

Download a registration form
 today to provide a sponsorship or register your foursome!



May 5

PennAg Board of Directors Meeting

10 a.m.

(Hilton Garden Inn, Hershey)

May 18

Poultry Health Committee Meeting

9:30 a.m.

(Room 309, PA Dept. of Agriculture)

May 26

PennAg Divots for Degrees Golf Outing

(Four Seasons Golf Club, Landisville)

May 30

Memorial Day

PennAg Office Closed

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