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Pennsylvania Forage and Grassland Council

  • Who are we?
  • Formed in 1960, the Pennsylvania Forage and Grassland Council (PFGC) is made up of individuals and organizations that are interested in forage and grassland based agriculture. (join today)

  • What is our purpose?
  • The Pennsylvania Forage and Grassland Council is dedicated to the production and utilization of quality forage and grassland. Our purpose is to improve all phases of forage and grassland agriculture by collecting, analyzing, and disseminating useful information.

  • Events
  • 2016 Pennsylvania Hay Show RECAP AND RESULTS - PDF

    Pennsylvania Forage & Grassland Council Conference Feb 22, 2017 - PDF

  • Membership Brochure - PDF

Any person, firm, organization, or representative of a public agency having an interest in forages or grassland agriculture is invited to become a PFGC member. PFGC members are automatically members of the American Forage and Grassland Council (AFGC). Every member receives the Pennsylvania Forage and Grassland News and National AFGC publication.

  • Newsletter
    • Spring 2016 - PDF
    • Summer 2016 - PDF
    • Fall 2016 - PDF
    • Winter 2016 - PDF
  • Pennsylvania Forage Board of Directors

    2016 - PDF

  • Awards Program - PDF

Recognize individuals in Pennsylvania who have made an outstanding contribution to some aspect of forage and grassland improvement in the state. Awards are made annually when there is a worthy candidate. Presentation of awards will be made in November at the annual forage conference and meeting of the Pennsylvania Forage and Grassland Council.

 

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How CFGP works with TSP

Certified Forage and Grassland Professionals
will have the opportunity to qualify as Technical Service Providers (TSPs) based on their AFGC credentials and the completion of a one day training session offered by the NRCS at the AFGC Conference. The training focuses on the unique aspects of grazing and forage planning, management application of practices, including the required elements that are unique to USDA program participants. A new opportunity will be available for AFGC TSPs to become certified in conservation planning for lands enrolled in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) or Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP). Attend this workshop for more details on this and other potential conservation work
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