Ag Progress Days

Ag Progress Days at Penn State, held annually during three days in August, is Pennsylvania's largest outdoor agricultural exposition.

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Ag Progress Days

Ag Progress Days at Penn State, held annually during three days in August, is Pennsylvania's largest outdoor agricultural exposition.

Ag Progress Days News

Through a variety of exhibits and workshops, Ag Progress Days focuses on the business, science and technology of agriculture. Jesse Darlington Jr. will oversee the 2017 edition of the show as interim manager.
New interim manager announced for Ag Progress Days
November 22, 2016
Jesse Darlington Jr., a facilities coordinator in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences, has been named interim manager of the University's Ag Progress Days exposition.
A waterhemp plant emerges above the soybean canopy in a Pennsylvania crop field.
Late summer pigweed management critical for farmers
August 12, 2016
Late summer is a critical time for corn and soybean growers to control the spread of invasive Palmer amaranth and waterhemp, which pose a serious threat to crop yields. But these weeds have developed resistance to commonly used herbicides, according to extension specialists in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences, who will be available to offer advice and information to growers at Penn State's Ag Progress Days, Aug. 16-18.
As many as 45,000 people from across Pennsylvania and beyond are expected to attend Ag Progress Days, Aug. 16-18.
Variety provides the spice at Penn State's Ag Progress Days
August 11, 2016
If you've made the arguably easy decision to attend Penn State's Ag Progress Days, Aug. 16-18, now comes the hard part: deciding what to see and do when you get there. The annual agricultural exposition provides visitors with about 150 acres of commercial and educational exhibits, crop displays, machinery demonstrations, family and youth activities, horse exhibitions, workshops and an agricultural museum.
Innovative approaches to enhance water quality while ensuring a vibrant agricultural sector will be one of the topics highlighted in the College of Agricultural Sciences Exhibits Building at Penn State's Ag Progress Days, Aug. 16-18.
Ag Progress Days exhibits focus on important issues for Pennsylvania
August 5, 2016
Amidst the wide variety of events, activities and exhibits at Penn State's Ag Progress Days, Aug. 16-18, the College of Agricultural Sciences Exhibits Building will provide a focal point for those interested in knowing about a few key issues affecting Pennsylvania and how the college is addressing them. The building, which also contains a theatre area for presentations, will showcase topics of importance for Pennsylvania's agriculture, citizens and environment.
Partnering with government agencies and industry stakeholders to help Pennsylvania agriculture address water quality challenges is a priority area for the College of Agricultural Sciences.
Panel discussion on Pennsylvania water quality to be held at Ag Progress Days
August 4, 2016
Collaborative strategies to meet water-quality goals for Pennsylvania's rivers and streams while ensuring productive agriculture will be the topic of a panel discussion at this year's Ag Progress Days exposition. The Aug. 17 event will be hosted by Rick Roush, dean of Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences, and Russell Redding, state agriculture secretary.