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Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee Chair Elder Vogel (R-47) and Senate Republicans will hold a Capitol news conference at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 8, to discuss Senate passage of the “Farming First” legislative package.

The event will be held in Soldiers Grove, behind the State Capitol’s East Wing.

The seven-bill package is focused on helping Pennsylvania agricultural operations remain competitive and profitable for current and future generations of farmers.

Vogel will be joined by Senators Ryan Aument (R-36), Jake Corman (R-34), Wayne Langerholc (R-35), Judy Ward (R-30), and Gene Yaw (R-23) and members of the agriculture community.