The Basics of Agricultural Conservation: In the Field and Around the Barn 

Please take a look at our YouTube channel to see our newest two Ag Conservation videos here

Spotted Lanternfly

The PA Department of Agriculture requires all businesses working within the spotted lanternfly quarantine area which move products, vehicles, or other conveyances within or out of the spotted lanternfly quarantine area to obtain a spotted lanternfly permit.  The quarantine zone includes all of Chester County.  Training for businesses is available free of charge. Contact the PA Department of Agriculture at  717-787-5674 or email [email protected]. to find out about the next business training session.

Phorid Fly Hotline

For questions about phorid flies either in your home or business, call the Phorid Fly Hotline at 1-833-574-6743. Information received will assist with ongoing research and testing being conducted by Penn State.

Healthy Ponds

Five Tips for a Healthy Pond - Many earthen ponds have problems with algae, nuisance wildlife, or water quality. This video provides a few simple tips to help solve or prevent these common problems and ensure a healthy pond.