Useful Links



At Westmoreland County Agricultural Land Preservation, we have compiled a variety of links to other useful websites which may be of interest to you, from the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture to the National Farmers Union.


Land Preservation Organizations

American Farmland Trust

Land Trust Alliance

Pennsylvania Land Trust Alliance

The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy

Pennsylvania Farmland Preservation Association

Agriculture and Farming Information

American Farm Bureau 

National Farmers Union

National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service

PASA – Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture

Pennsylvania Farm Bureau

Pennsylvania Farm Link

Rodale Institute

Westmoreland Extension Program

Geographical Information Systems & Maps

AgMap Pennsylvania’s Online Agricultural Directory

GIS at Penn State

Land Evaluation and Site Assessment Using GIS Technology

Land Use Planning

10,000 Friends of Pennsylvania – Home Page

Pennsylvania Planning Association (PPA)

Pennsylvania's Future

Smart Growth Partnership of Westmoreland County

Laws and Legislation

 The Dickinson School of Law Agricultural Law Research and Education

The Pennsylvania Code Online

The Pennsylvania General Assembly

U.S. Senate

United States House of Representatives, 108th Congress

Local Government

Westmoreland County, Official Government Website

County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania 

Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors

Government Agencies

PA Department of Agriculture

Pennsylvania Bureau of Farmland Preservation
Bureau of Farmland Preservation

United States Department of Agriculture’s Home Page

Farm Service Agency

Natural Resources Conservation Service

Pennsylvania Agricultural Statistics Service

Pennsylvania’s Department of Environmental Protection