Agriculture is big in Pennsylvania. As the leading economic industry,
agriculture generates $4.8 billion in cash receipts and an additional
$45 billion in related agricultural economic activity for the
Known as a worldwide leader in supplying agricultural products
of the highest quality, Pennsylvania has much to offer. The state’s
agriculture industry is extremely diverse. Some of Pennsylvania’s
top economic enterprises include dairy; cattle and calves; greenhouse
and nursery products; poultry and eggs; mushrooms and hogs.
Pennsylvania is taking great strides to promote and protect human
and animal health. Regulatory and research programs are put in
place to enhance disease prevention and tackle food safety concerns,
providing for a safer, more abundant food supply and maintaining
the state’s tradition of agricultural excellence.
of Operation: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
for Health Certificate Endorsement:
Monday - Friday 9:00 am – 11:00 am and 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm (appointment
Export Phone: (717) 540-2770
Export Fax: (717) 782-3809
Main Phone: (717) 540-2777
Fax: (717) 782-4098
Core Orientation Held in Pennsylvania
USDA, APHIS, VS
2300 Vartan Way Suite 250
Harrisburg, PA 17110-9794
Note: Core Orientation sessions may be held up to 6 times per year
Contact: Bridget Griggs Urrutia
Phone: (717) 651-3786
Note: You will need a copy of your Initial Accreditation Training (IAT) completion certificate for admittance to the session.
Please visit the National Veterinary Accreditation Program (NVAP) site for more information on how to become accredited in Pennsylvania.
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Animal Agriculture Related Links*:
State Veterinarian: http://www.agriculture.state.pa.us/agriculture/cwp/view.asp?a=3&q=127109 *
Department of Agriculture: http://www.agriculture.state.pa.us/ *
Rules for importing domestic animals into PA: http://www.agriculture.state.pa.us/agriculture/lib/agriculture/animalhealthfiles/ImportRules&Regs10-15-08.pdf *
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