October 23, 2023

USDA Announces New Conservation Project Funding

USDA Awards New Partnership Project to Combat Climate Change The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announces it is investing $7.85 million in a locally driven, public-private […]
October 23, 2023

Pennsylvania Approves New Farms

Pennsylvania Invests $3.5 Million To Ensure 18 Farms, 1,336 Acres In 13 Counties Will Be Farms Forever 10/12/2023  ​Farms Protected in Berks, Butler, Chester, Crawford, Dauphin, Erie, […]
August 14, 2023

2024 Preservation Program Goals

Establish New Target Areas for Preservation within Westmoreland County Redesign Newsletter & Website Update County Agricultural Security Area Database  
July 27, 2023
  Conservation Planning – Protecting the Land we Preserve All farms submitting an application for an Agricultural Conservation Easement must have a Conservation Plan.  A Conservation […]
April 24, 2023

In Their Own Words

“We preserved our land to safeguard future farms and preserve productive farmland, for future generations.” Edward & Margie Sossa, East Huntingdon “On May 22, 2013 we […]
December 21, 2020

Looking For a Few Good Farms

The Westmoreland County Agricultural Land Preservation Board will now accept applications from farmland owners in Westmoreland County for the sale of a Conservation Easement at any […]