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Berks County Conservation District Holds Legislative Breakfast

(Left to right) Christina Phillips and Joe Phillips accept a gift basket of local products from Berks County Conservation District Chair Piper Sherburne and Manager Dean Druckenmiller, as thanks for hosting the event. Photo provided by Berks County Conservation District.

On June 14, 2024, the Berks County Conservation District held an event and tour of a new best management practice installation at a family farm in Lenhartsville, PA.

Speakers included Senator Judith Schwank; Representative Jamie Barton; Representative David Maloney; Berks County Commissioners Christian Y. Leinbach, Michael S. Rivera, and Dante Santoni, Jr.; Berks County Department of Ag Deputy Director Kim Fies; NRCS District Conservationist Nick Ramsey; State Conservation Commission Director of Financial & Technical Assistance Programs Justin Challenger; and PACD Executive Director Brenda Shambaugh.

The day ended with a tour of a barn built through the Agriculture Conservation Assistance Program (ACAP).