ICYMI: Pennsylvania Cable Network Tonight Airs Thompson’s “Barnyard Discussion” on Agriculture Policy During Ag. Progress Days

August 17, 2012
Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Pennsylvania Cable Network (PCN) tonight will air footage from Rep. Thompson’s “Barnyard Discussion” on agriculture policy, which took place this week during Penn State University’s Ag Progress Days.  Details for the airing, including cable providers and local channel listings, are provided below:  

From The Pennsylvania Cable Network

In Case You Missed It:  

  • Bradford Era: Thompson, Shaffer host Barnyard Discussion: “This is an important event that brings together folks in the agriculture community from across the Commonwealth and the country, which allows us to exchange ideas and communicate the latest developments in agriculture policy,” stated Thompson.  Thompson outlined work in Congress to reauthorize the current Farm Bill, including a two year series of audit hearings held by his subcommittee and 6 others under the jurisdiction of the U.S. House Agriculture Committee..."
  • Gant Daily: Thompson and Farm Bureau President Emphasize Importance of Agriculture PA’s Economic Strength: “Pennsylvania farm families play a vital role in contributing to the prosperity of rural communities and the state’s economy. The survival of farm families is critical as one in seven jobs in Pennsylvania is related to agriculture, while farmers spend the majority of their income in local communities,” said Shaffer...Dr. Bruce McPheron, Dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences, and George Greig, Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, also participated in the discussion…”