Pennsylvania Capital-Star: “[Senator Casey] Said His Three Priorities With the Farm Bill Are Investing in Farmers and Food Banks to Combat Hunger, Supporting Farmers Conservation Efforts, and Strengthening the U.S.’s Agricultural Market on the Global Stage.”
PENNSYLVANIA – Last week, Senator Bob Casey doubled down on his commitment to delivering for Pennsylvania’s farmers and agriculture industry at the 2024 Pennsylvania Farm Show. In last year’s Farm Bill, Senator Casey successfully delivered for farmers, including creating a permanent funding stream to help grow the organic agriculture sector in Pennsylvania and expanding the dairy industry’s safety net program for dairy farmers.
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Pennsylvania Capital-Star: Pa. elected officials celebrate agriculture at 108th PA Farm Show opening ceremony
- U.S. Sen. Bob Casey told the Capital-Star that he thinks a Farm Bill will be passed by the end of the year. He said his three priorities with the Farm Bill are investing in farmers and food banks to combat hunger, supporting farmers conservation efforts, and strengthening the U.S.’s agricultural market on the global stage.
Lancaster Farming: Member of Congress talk Farm Bill at 2024 PA Farm Show
- [Senator Casey’s] top priorities for the Farm Bill are supporting farmers and food banks to combat hunger, wisely using the unprecedented amount of funding available for conservation, and strengthening ag exports.
- This year marks 108 years of the farm show. There was an opening ceremony on Saturday morning with Pennsylvania leaders.
- Senator Bob Casey (D) said, “I’ve been to a number of farm shows, not quite 108 yet but I’m grateful to be back here and look forward to celebrating, so much to celebrate with our commonwealth and I think by extension, our country.”