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State funds grants to address Pa’s projected agricultural workforce shortage

According to Gov. Wolf’s office, over the next 10 years, the state will reach a shortage of 75,000 agriculture workers. $500,000 in state grants, part of the Pennsylvania Farm Bill, will fund 55 projects in 25 counties that aim to improve access to agriculture education in the commonwealth in order to lessen the projected worker shortage.

Dawn Ouellette Nixon
Dawn Ouellette Nixon is a career journalist who believes that good journalism can change the world. As the health care reporter, she covers everything from small town medicine to big pharma. You can also find her chasing a good business story in Berks County. She can be reached at dnixon@lvb.com or 610-807-9619, extension 4118.

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