Welcome to the PA Department of Agriculture course! In this comprehensive course, we will explore the services and programs provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture. Throughout the lessons, we will focus on the key topics of grants and the PA Preferred & Homegrown by Heroes programs. Learn about funding opportunities and where to find them on the agriculture.pa.gov website. In the second part of the course, we delve into PA Preferred & Homegrown by Heroes, a statewide branding program that supports PA farmers and makers. Gain insights into the eligibility criteria for PA Preferred & Homegrown by Heroes and the benefits associated with being a member of each association. All three lessons are accompanied by a quiz to reinforce your understanding. Get ready to enhance your understanding of the PA Department of Agriculture and the resources available to support agriculture in Pennsylvania.