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Welcome to the Berks County Department of Agriculture

Welcome to the Berks County Department of Agriculture

Mission Statement

We promote agriculture in Berks County by preserving farmland, invigorating agricultural economic development, and connecting our community to agricultural resources.

Quick Links

Land Preservation Info

Agricultural Land Preservation Info

Land Pres Forms

Agricultural Land Preservation Forms


Agricultural Security Areas

Direct Marketing

Direct Marketing Resources

New Farm Owner

New Farm Owner Resources - Coming Soon!

Landowner Resources

Landowner Resources - Coming Soon!

Ag Events Calendar

Agricultural Events in Berks County

Local Food Map

Find Fresh Local Food in Your Own Backyard

Announcements & News

Ag Quarterly February 2024

A quick and captivating review of what the Berks County Department of Agriculture team has been working on and what is coming up.

National Ag Day 2024

Join us in celebrating National Ag Day and America250 during this Historic Mill Lecture and Tour. 
March 19, 2024
Lecture begins at 10:30 a.m. at Friendship Hook and Ladder Social Club, Boyertown, PA.
Please call 610-378-1844 to register.

Ag Study

Berks County Kicks Off Comprehensive Study on Agricultural Economic Impact and Strategic Action Plan as Part of IMAGINE Berks.


Farm Families are the Key to Berks County’s Successful Agricultural Land Preservation Program. Their stories provide insights on production agriculture on their farm and the future of the agriculture industry.

Agricultural Land Preservation Board Public Meetings

Meeting Time & Location: All regular meetings are scheduled for the last Wednesday of every month at 5:30 PM and are currently being held at the Berks County Agricultural Center. Click here for meeting dates.