PENNSYLVANIA PROJECT GRASS is composed of Farmers, Local, State, Federal, Private and Non-Profit entities with an interest in improving the economic viability and environmental quality of livestock operations through the promotion of grazing,
There are 5 Project Grass Chapters in Pennsylvania, South West PG, South Central PG, North West PG, North East PG, and South East PG. Each Project Grass Chapter has their own by-laws, farmer driven executive boards, and holds 4 quarterly educational outreach meetings a year. These meetings are open to anyone who is interested in grazing. Each Pa. PG Chapter has a NRCS Grazing Specialist who provides technical assistance, coordinates Project Grass meetings, handles mailings, writes grants to be distributed evenly among the Chapter's Counties for cost share for grazing systems on farms in his or her Chapter Counties.
NORTH EAST PROJECT GRASS COUNTIES: Bradford, Columbia, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Lycoming, Montour, Northumberland, Pike, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Wayne, Wyoming, Carbon.
CONTACT: Kris Ribble - Ph# 570-265-5288, e-mail to: Kris.Ribble@pa.usda.gov,
OR contact Dave Hartman Columbia County Extension Office Ph# 570-784-6660
NORTH WEST PROJECT GRASS COUNTIES: Cameron, Clinton, Crawford, Elk, Erie, Forest, Jefferson, Lawrence, McKean, Mercer, Potter, Venango, Warren.
CONTACT: Timothy Elder - Ph# 814-226-8160, E-mail to: Timothy.Elder@paclarion.fsc.usda.gov,
SOUTH CENTRAL PROJECT GRASS COUNTIES: Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Fulton, Huntington, Juniata, Lancaster, Mifflin, Perry, Snyder, Union, York.
CONTACT: Suzette Truax - Ph# 717-495-3812 ext.109 E-mail to:Suzette.Truax@pa.usda.gov,
SOUTH WEST PROJECT GRASS COUNTIES: Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Blair, Butler, Cambria, Centre, Clarion, Clearfield, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Somerset, Washington, and Westmoreland
CONTACT: JB Harrold - PH# 814-445-6876 ext 119, E-Mail to:JAMES.HARROLD@pa.usda.gov,
SOUTHEAST PROJECT GRASS COUNTIES: Lehigh, Northamton, Berks, Bucks, Montgomery, Chester, Delaware, Monroe, Schuylkill, Carbon, for Philadelphia Co. please contact Extension Service.
CONTACT: Dan Ludwig 610-372-4655 Ext -113 or Southeast PA. RC&D Phone # 215-541-7930
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