Nominations for PVGA Directors Now Open

The terms of six members of the PVGA Board of Directors expire at the Annual Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, February 1, 2023.  The Directors whose terms expire are: – Rita Resick – Somerset – first elected 2017 – Christopher Harner – State College –...

PVGA Young Grower Nominations Needed

The Pennsylvania Vegetable Growers Association is now accepting nominations for the 2023 PVGA Young Grower Award.  The award recognizes outstanding PVGA members who are growers 35 and under.   The recognition was established six years ago.  Brandon Christner was the...

Produce Industry Advocates Issues to Congress

Over 400 representatives of the produce industry from across the country and beyond visited with members of Congress during the last week of September.  The visits were part of the International Fresh Produce Association’s (IFPA –formerly the United Fresh Produce...

PVGA Directors Visit Legislators, Hold Spring Meeting

The PVGA Board of Directors held their spring meeting in the state Capitol in Harrisburg on Monday, March 21.  Prior to the meeting, members of the Board meet with Chris Ramsey in the office Sen. Lisa Baker to discuss the Association’s concerns with stormwater...

Three Awarded PVGA Scholarships

The Pennsylvania Vegetable Growers Association is pleased to be able to offer Rudolph Grob Memorial Scholarships each year to students pursuing higher education.  For 2021 three scholarships were given as follows:   Clayton Harner – Penn State University,...

Jennifer Glenister Receives 2022 PVGA Young Grower Award

The Pennsylvania Vegetable Growers Association is pleased to award its 2022 Young Grower Award to Jennifer Glenister.  The Young Grower Award is given to recognize PVGA members who are 35 years old or younger, who have been successfully growing vegetables, potatoes or...

2022 Mid-Atlantic In-Person Convention Quite Successful

Dr. David Kohl from Virginia Tech makes a point during this Keynote presentation. After last year’s virtual Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention, both growers and exhibitors as well as the convention organizers were eagerly looking forward to this...

Resick Elected PVGA President

PVGA Board of Directors (front row left to right) Second Vice President Tina Forry, First Vice President Peter Flynn, President Rita Resick, Secretary-Treasurer Bill Reynolds, Past President Brian Campbell, Executive Director Bill Troxell, (second row) Art King, Amy...

John Esslinger Receives PVGA Life Membership

John Esslinger (center) with PVGA President Brian Campbell (to his right) with his wife Eve (right) and son Daniel and daughter Mary (left) The Pennsylvania Vegetable Growers Association periodically likes to recognize individuals who have demonstrated a longstanding...