The Farm Bill's environmental provisions are important to Pennsylvania, especially in the population-dense southeast. Farm Bill programs provide funding to help producers pay for implementing farming practices that protect environmental quality.
The Conewago Creek Initiative is a locally-led, collaborative partnership effort in the Conewago Creek watershed in Dauphin, Lebanon, and Lancaster Counties of Pennsylvania. The Initiative seeks to improve water quality in the Conewago Creek watershed by working with local residents and landowners in the community to increase awareness of and interest in adopting land management practices that will improve water quality of local streams, ensure healthy farms, forests, and communities, and protect and maintain quality of life.
Climate change is a global issue that farmers in Pennsylvania and elsewhere have to adapt to. Plans of action are being made to help farmers cope with this dilemma.