Office Locations 
District Address Information
78 Main Street, 1st Floor
Bradford, PA 16701
Phone: 814-362-4400
Toll-Free:  1-866-437-8181
Fax:  814-362-4405
Hours:  Monday through Friday
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Closed noon to 1 p.m. daily

107 South Main Street
Room 1
Coudersport, PA 16915
Phone: 814-274-9769
Hours:  Monday through Friday
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Closed noon to 1 p.m. daily

55 Fraley Street
Kane, PA 16735
Phone: 814-837-0880
Fax: 814 837-2257
Hours:  Monday through Friday
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Closed noon to 1 p.m. daily

Capitol Address Information
41B East Wing
PO Box 202067
Harrisburg, PA 17120-2067
Phone: 717-787-5075
Fax:  717-705-7021

Email Address
MCauser@PahouseGOP.com

 
House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee

August 17, 2016 – Joint Informational Meeting of the House and Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committees regarding the state’s dairy industry and House Bill 1265

Video
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Press Release
Ag Committees Hear Concerns of PA Dairy Industry, Causer Says

Meeting Agenda

Testimony

Russell Redding, Secretary, state Department of Agriculture
Dr. Charles Nicholson, clinical associate professor, Penn State Smeal College of Business
Rep. John Lawrence (R-Chester County), sponsor of House Bill 1265
Rick Ebert, president, Pennsylvania Farm Bureau
Christian Herr, executive vice president, PennAg Industries
Tom Wegner, director of governance and leader development, Land O’Lakes
Kirk Sattazahn, director of marketing, Select Sire Power
Justin Risser, dairy farmer and president, Professional Dairy Managers of PA
Rob Barley, dairy farmer, Star Rock Farms, Lancaster County.




March 15, 2016 – Joint Public Hearing of the House and Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committees regarding the impact of partial budget funding.

Video
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Press Release
Hearing Underscores Need to Fund PA Agriculture Initiatives, Causer Says

Meeting Agenda and Testimony

Includes testimony from:
Russell Redding, Secretary, state Department of Agriculture
Nicholas Jones, Executive Vice President and Provost, Penn State University
Dr. Richard Roush, Dean and Professor of Entomology, Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences
Dr. Vincent Price, Provost, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Joan Hendricks, Gilbert S. Kahn Dean, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Karoline Kent, former president, Pennsylvania 4-H
Nate Kurek, Westmoreland County Extension/Blackhorse Iron & Bridge
Joel Rotz, Pennsylvania Farm Bureau
Chris Hoffman, Pennsylvania Farm Bureau
Jennifer Reed-Harry, Penn Ag Industries Association 
 
 
February 29, 2016 - Joint Informational Meeting:
PA Chesapeake Bay Strategy


Meeting Agenda

Video
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Testimony
Testimony of Secretaries Russell Redding (Agriculture) and John Quigley (Environmental Protection)
Testimony of Rick Roush, Dean, College of Agricultural Sciences, Penn State University
Testimony of Christopher Thompson, Lancaster County Conservation District Part 1
Testimony of Christopher Thompson, Lancaster County Conservation District Part 2
Testimony of Christopher Thompson, Lancaster County Conservation District Part 3
Testimony of Denise Coleman, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service
Chesapeake Bay Fact Sheet
Chesapeake Bay Activities 2008-2015
PA Farm Conservation Practices Inventory
Written Testimony, Pennsylvania Farm Bureau
Written Testimony, Chesapeake Bay Foundation    
 

 
June 17, 2015 - Examining Milk Pricing Transparency


Meeting Agenda
Press Release

Video
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Click To Watch Comments
 
Testimony
 • Tim Moyer, Executive Secretary - Pennsylvania Milk Marketing Board 
 • Russell Redding, Secretary - Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture 
 • Earl Fink, Executive Vice President - Pennsylvania Association of Milk Dealers 
 • Daniel Brandt, Owner - Brandt-View Farms 
 • Rep. John Lawrence, Prime Sponsor of HB 1265 
 • Bill Beeman, Farm Owner - Dairy Farmers of American, Inc. 
 • Robert Barley 
 • Don Risser, Farm Owner - Mt. Joy Farmers Cooperative Assn. 
 • Kent Heffner, Farm Owner