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Pennsylvania plans to boost Ag surplus program funding, connecting hungry families with farm excess

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Pennsylvania Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding and Human Services Secretary Teresa Miller led a roundtable discussion of PASS, the Pennsylvania Agricultural Surplus System, which provides farmers funding to get food that would otherwise go to waste to vulnerable families who need it most at Hess Bros. Fruit Co in Lancaster. Governor Wolf requested a $1 million funding increase for the program in his 2020-21 budget proposal.