HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Wolf Administration launched a brand new financial influence report for Pennsylvania’s agriculture business, saying agriculture is key to Pennsylvania’s financial system.
The brand new report exhibits that the agriculture business has a $132.5 billion annual financial influence and helps greater than 590,000 jobs, paying practically $33 billion in wages yearly.
The report additionally makes strategic suggestions supposed to assist information Pennsylvania’s agriculture business in an ever-changing market.
The final report for the agriculture business was issued in January 2018.
Within the governor’s 2021-22 finances plan, the PA Farm Invoice is proposed to be funded at $13.6 million.
The report additionally critiques the long run impacts of COVID-19 on Pennsylvania agriculture and priorities for restoration. The administration consider COVID-19 presents points with how meals will get from farm to desk.
The complete report might be seen here.