PAES is a non-profit organization.

Our objective is to promote the dissemination of useful and practical information regarding all forms of plant food, soil amendments, plant protectants, plant genetics, biotechnology, soil conservation, economics of new technology, and their application to crop production of all kinds of promoting cultural practices that would improve crop productivity, enhance farm profitability, and maintain environmental quality. In addition, we want to foster and promote strong and positive relationships among agricultural industries, academia, and the agricultural public sector.

Our purpose is to operate in Pennsylvania as a facilitator of educational programs and services by providing members with current information on agricultural programs and practices, encouraging cooperation by all agricultural industries, private service organizations, universities and governmental service and regulatory agencies in promoting economical and efficient utilization of agricultural inputs by the Pennsylvania farmer and related businesses.