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Pennsylvania State Office

State Executive Director

Heidi Secord

Heidi Secord

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State Office Address

359 East Park Dr
Suite 1
Harrisburg, PA 17111
(717) 237-2113

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Important Dates and Deadlines for Producers

April 29

Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) signup ends April 29, 2024

May 31

Crop Acreage Reporting Deadline for Nursery Crops

June 17

Crop Acreage Reporting Deadline for Spring Seeded Small Grains

July 15

Crop Acreage Reporting Deadline for All Other Crops, Perennial Forage, Hemp, CRP/CREP

Aug 15

Crop Acreage Reporting Deadline for Beans, Cabbage

Oct 31

Deadline for Organic Certification Cost Share Program (OCCSP)

Want to work for FSA?

The Farm Service Agency (FSA) is one of the agencies under the umbrella of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). We provide funding and loans approved by Congress to America's farmers and landowners in the areas of conservation, disaster assistance, price supports commodity, livestock and farm loans. 

We are looking for hard working individuals who have excellent customer service skills and possess the ability to learn how to use policy and the computer to get the job done.  A background in agriculture is preferred but not necessary.   

Click here to see what positions, if any, we are currently hiring for Farm Service Agency in Pennsylvania. You can also "Save this search" on usajobs.gov to set up an email alert for when new jobs are posted in Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Farm Service Agency State Committee

Each FSA state committee is comprised of three to five members including a designated chairperson. The individuals appointed to serve on this committee for Pennsylvania are:

  • Committee Chair John Good - Germansville
  • Andy Bater - Julian
  • Lisa Freeman - Pittsburgh
  • Janet Lewis - Towanda
  • Heidi L. Witmer – Landisburg

Pennsylvania Fact Sheets

Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) PA Delaware River Basin
Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) PA Ohio River Basin
Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) PA Chesapeake Bay Watershed
USDA Resources for Pennsylvania Maple Producers

About Pennsylvania FSA

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 2021, the Pennsylvania FSA provided over $383 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. 

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.