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The Pennsylvania Farmer

Pennsylvania’s producers are at the heart of the farm operation making management choices on a daily basis—each with economic, social, and environmental implications.
Source: Brendan McLaughlin, http://www.nitrogennews.com/photos/

Source: Brendan McLaughlin, http://www.nitrogennews.com/photos/

This session focuses on the farmer as the chief decision maker as well as the drivers that influence them.

Featured speakers

  • Dr. Kathy Brasier, Assistant Professor of Rural Sociology “Understanding the Pennsylvania Farmer: The Social Context for Farm-Based Conservation Actions”
  • Dr. Jay Harper, Professor of Agricultural Economics “On-Farm Management: Financial and Economic Considerations”