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PVGA Board Meets, Approves $16,000 for Research High Tunnel

The PVGA Board of Directors held their summer meeting virtually on July 20th and approved a special grant for $16,000 for a second moveable research high tunnel at Penn State.  The summer meeting has been held by telephone conference call or more recently by Zoom for many years simply because the directors are not able [...][...]

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PVGA Update March 13, 2021

See this week’s PVGA Update here.[...]

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Three Receive PVGA Scholarships

The Pennsylvania Vegetable Growers Association is pleased to able to offer two Rudolph Grob Memorial Scholarships each year students pursuing higher education.  This year three scholarships were given as follows: Clayton Harner, Penn State University, $1,500 Clayton is the son of Chris Harner and Tarrah Geszvain of State College.  He is a freshman at Penn [...][...]

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Wyatt Schriver Receives PVGA Young Grower Award

The Pennsylvania Vegetable Growers Association is pleased to award its 2021 Young Grower Award to Wyatt Schriver.   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 berries for less than five years and who have contributed to advancing or promoting [...][...]

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Kathy Demchak Given PVGA Life Membership

The Pennsylvania Vegetable Growers Association is pleased to present a Life Membership to Kathleen Demchak.   Life Membership is an honor given by the Board of Directors to persons who have a longstanding record of service and dedication to the Association.   In 2013, Kathy received the PVGA Annual Award for her service to Pennsylvania growers.  She [...][...]

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PVGA Annual Award Given to Steven Bogash

The Pennsylvania Vegetable Growers Association is pleased to give its 2021 Annual Award and a Life Membership to Steven Bogash.  The Annual Award recognizes those individuals who have demonstrated an outstanding level of service and dedication to the Association and/or the vegetable, potato or berry growers of Pennsylvania.  Steve easily meets those qualifications. Steve received [...][...]

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2021 PVGA Annual Meeting is Set February 17 at 1:00 p.m.

The Annual Meeting of the General Membership of the Pennsylvania Vegetable Growers Association will be held virtually on Wednesday, February 17, 2021, at 1:00 p.m.  All members are invited and encouraged to participate in the meeting.  While the Annual Meeting is usually held during the Mid-Atlantic Convention, due to the virtual nature of the Convention [...][...]

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Campbell Elected New PVGA President

Brian Campbell (left) incoming PVGA President, presents outgoing President Jonathan Strite with a plaque of appreciation. Brian Campbell was elected as the new President of the Association after the Association’s Annual Meeting at the 2020 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention on January 29 at the Hershey Lodge in Hershey. He succeeds Jonathan Strite who will [...][...]

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Shelby Fleischer Receives 2020 Annual Award

(left to right) Secretary of Agriculture Russell Redding, PVGA President Jonathan Strite, Dr. Shelby Fleischer, and Penn State Director of Extension Dr. Brent Hales. Each year the Pennsylvania Vegetable Growers Association gives its Annual Award to an individual who has a long-standing record of service and dedication to the vegetable, potato and/or berry industry or [...][...]

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PVGA Annual Meeting is Jan. 29

The Annual Meeting of the General Membership of the Pennsylvania Vegetable Growers Association will be held on Wednesday, January 29, at 11:30 a.m. in the Crystal Room of the Hershey Lodge in Hershey.  All members are asked to attend the meeting. Traditionally, the Annual Meeting had included the election of members of the Board of [...][...]

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