a resource for information about Pennsylvania rural policy. The site also contains a wealth of statistics on rural Pennsylvania. The Center for Rural Pennsylvania is a legislative agency of the Pennsylvania General Assembly.
Our goal is to foster opportunities for businesses and communities to succeed and thrive in a global economy, thereby enabling Pennsylvanians to achieve a superior quality of life. Led by Secretary Dennis Yablonsky, the Department ensures growth and development in our businesses and communities across Pennsylvania.
This graduate program is offered through the Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology at The Pennsylvania State University.
International Association of Programs for Agricultural Leaders. Most IAPAL member programs have a two-year curriculum designed for 30 key leaders selected through application processes. IAPAL encourages emerging and established agricultural and rural leaders to consider applying for the next program offering. We also encourage corporations, small businesses, foundations, organizations & individuals dedicated to our cause to invest in the future by contributing financial support to the program(s) of your choice.
2012 conference is August 8-11 in Canada
The Masters of Arts in Organizational Leadership at Mansfield University is an online program providing advanced knowledge in leadership across a wide spectrum of disciplines and organizational settings. This interdisciplinary program allows students to enhance their knowledge about leadership and the organizational environment, applying leadership skills in real-world settings.
Pennsylvania's leading farm organization has the latest information on legislative priorities and member services. Pennsylvania Farm Bureau is a member financed and driven organization representing the interests of farm and rural families across the state
Grow Quality of Life in Your Community
See this site for a policy brief on current issues and new policy directions for rural Pennsylvania. This brief was prepared by researchers and extension educators from Penn State’s Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology.
Our mission is to provide financial and technical assistance to rural individuals, families, communities, and businesses. This site will help you better understand our role in rural economic and community development. You will find contact information and office locations that will provide detailed program specifics and necessary applications.