Agriculture

Chester County has a vibrant agricultural community that is a significant driver of Chester County’s economy. Chester County is the home of the majority of mushroom production in the United States as well as a top ranking Pennsylvania county for dairy farm production. Agriculture in Chester County is diverse containing a large number of horse farms, crop farms, Plain Sect farms, nurseries, and specialty farms.

About the Agricultural Team
The Agricultural Team at the Chester County Conservation District is focused on the goals of providing planning and technical assistance to local agricultural producers in an effort to protect water quality, reduce nutrient and sediment erosion, and to encourage practical, viable agricultural management.