Spring is almost here, fields will soon be bustling with tractors and farmers planting crops, so we are taking this opportunity to update you on PA Farm Link.
PA Farm Link has been busy over the last several months working on programming for producers and ag professionals alike.
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Best Practices for Farmer and Service Professionals Working Relationship
Free webinar coming up on April 25, 2023 from Noon to 1pm EST. **Continued education opportunity for Ag Professionals!
Best Practices for Farmer and Service Professional Working Relationship – Kaitlyn Davis and Joy Kirkpatrick, Division of Extension educators will provide an overview of a research project they are conducting to learn more about how farm businesses can best work with service professionals for productive outcomes.
Webinar is FREE but registration is required. To register, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 724-541-0387.
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PFL Welcomes New Employees
Tyler Hoffman is PFL’s new Program Development Associate. Tyler is originally from Altoona and now lives in the Harrisburg.
After obtaining her degree in Environmental Studies from Pennsylvania State University, Tyler accepted a position at Whitetail Wetlands managing a Bed n’ Breakfast and oversaw a 500+ acre property containing 11 wetland easements. She then worked for DCNR Bureau of State Parks as a park manager trainee and operated as an interim manager for Cowans Gap. Tyler then took a position with Lancaster Farmland Trust as their Land Protection Assistant where she monitored farms, completed baseline documentation, and worked with farmers on preserved farmland. In her personal time, Tyler enjoys taking hikes and skiing with her husband, daughter, and dog.
Vicki Miller is PFL’s new Bookkeeper. Vicki is from York County and has always lived in rural communities surrounded by farms.
For the past 26 years, Vicki has worked in social services in various finance positions. The past 16 years of finance experience were as the Chief Financial Officer for an agency providing services for adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and Autism. Her responsibilities included managing a finance team and over $15 million in funding and compliance with the reporting and auditing requirements for all funders. Vicki also worked with the agency’s Leadership Team in decision making for financial, programming and human resources oversight and strategic planning.
Vicki serves on the board of Bell Housing and Penn Apartments in York, PA, and also serves on Mt. Carmel Lutheran Church council. In my her spare time, she enjoys reading and gardening and spending time with her two grandchildren.
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Thank You Sponsors
As a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization, PA Farm Link depends on generous donations from sponsors to assist us with our mission of linking farmers to the future.
If you would like to become a sponsor, please email email@example.com or call 717-705-2121 for information on PFL sponshorship packages.