Skip repetitive navigation links.
United States Department of Agriculture Farm Services Agency Pennsylvania
Go to State Office Home Page Go to FSA Home Go to About FSA Go to Newsroom Go to Online Services Go to Forms Go to Help Go to Contact Us Go to Spanish Languages
Search FSA
Go To Search Tips
Browse by Subject
Go to County Committee Minutes
Go to County Offices
Go to County Pcp Data
Go to Daily LDP Rates
Go to Programs
Go to News Letters
Go to State Committee Minutes
Go to State Events
Go to State News Releases

FSA Programs Calendar

 
Jun. 1, 2014
Final availability date for 2013 crop Corn, Soybean, Grain Sorghum and Sunflower seed marketing assistance loans
Jun. 15, 2014
Final Reporting Date for Spring Barley, Spring Forage Seeding, Spring Oats, Rye, Triticale, Spring Wheat
Jul. 15, 2014
Final Reporting Date for CRP, All Other Crops
Aug. 15, 2014
Final Reporting Date for Beans, Cabbage

 

 

 
In the News

 
In the News Spotlight - FSA's 2014 Farm Bill website

 

 
March 21, 2014 - FSA Celebrates American Agriculture Producers on National Ag Day - March 25th

 
March 11, 2014 - USDA Enhances Farm Storage Facility Loan Program

 
March 10, 2014 - Livestock Producers Affected by Severe Weather Urged to Keep Good Records

 

 

 

 
Pennsylvania FSA Fact Sheets

 
Fact Sheet: CREP - PA, OH River Basin

 
Fact Sheet: CREP - PA, Chesapeake Bay Watershed

 

 

 

 
Spotlights

 

 
Blueprint for Stronger Service
Farm Loan Programs

 

 
BCAP
County Committee Elections

 

 

 
About Pennsylvania FSA

 
Schuylkill County's Mahantongo Valley

 
Welcome to the Pennsylvania Farm Service Agency's home on the web. With over 7.8 million acres of farmland, 58,000 farms, and $1.9 billion in agriculture exports annually, Pennsylvania has a thriving and vibrant 'ag' industry. FSA County Offices located throughout the Commonwealth deliver a variety of congressionally authorized credit and commodity programs to all of Pennsylvania's farmers and producers. For fiscal year 2013, the Pennsylvania FSA provided over $148 million in farm assistance program and loan payments. Through the administration of these programs FSA works to increase economic opportunity and improve the quality of life for rural Americans. See FSA At Work Across Pennsylvania.

 
Pennsylvania's State Office is located in Harrisburg while our 38 County Offices serve the needs of local farmers and ranchers. Our staff work diligently in support of the FSA mission: equitably serving all farmers, ranchers and producers, and agricultural partners through the delivery of effective, efficient agricultural programs for all Americans. Please visit our website periodically to obtain the most up-to-date agriculture information affecting you in Pennsylvania.

 

 

 
Meet the State Committee

 
Pennsylvania State Committee

 
On January 29, 2010, the Obama Administration announced the appointment of Pennsylvania's State Committee.

 
State Committee members oversee the activities of the agency, including carrying out the state agricultural conservation programs, resolving appeals from the agriculture community and helping to keep producers informed about FSA programs.

 
Pictured from L to R are: Dr. Robert Mikesell, Member; Mr. Greg Hostetter, Member; Mr. Larry Kehl, Member; Ms. Sheryl Vanco, Chairperson; and Ms. Janet Lewis, Member.

 

 

 
Meet the State Director

 
State Executive Director Bill Wehry
Bill L. Wehry was named as the Farm Service Agency's Pennsylvania State Executive Director on June 30, 2009.

 
Bill's background includes a blend of production agriculture and public service. From 2003 to 2009, Bill served as the Deputy Secretary for Agriculture and Consumer Protection for the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA). In this role, he oversaw the management of five agency Bureaus - Animal Health and Diagnostic Services, Food Safety and Laboratory Services, Ride and Measurement Standards, Farm Show and Farmland Preservation.

 
Bill is no stranger to FSA. For six years he served as a member of Pennsylvania's State Committee, with four of the six including appointments as Committee Chairman.

 
On the production agriculture side, Bill is an owner/partner in Meadow Creek Farms, a livestock and crops operation in Schuylkill County. An active Farm Bureau member, Bill has served on the Schuylkill County Farmland Preservation Board and other boards and organizations that support agriculture and its related industries.

 
A native Pennsylvanian, Bill resides in Klingerstown and is headquartered in Pennsylvania's Harrisburg office.

 

 

 

 


Last Modified: 04/29/14 2:15:37 PM


FSA Home | USDA.gov | Common Questions | Site Map | Policies and Links
FOIA | Accessibility Statement | Privacy Policy | Nondiscrimination Statement | Information Quality | USA.gov | White House