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Penn State's Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research Center, located along state Route 45 at Rock Springs, is a hub for cutting-edge research and education conducted by the College of Agricultural Sciences, and the site of Ag Progress Days (lower left).
August 9, 2017

Penn State's Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research Center, located along state Route 45 at Rock Springs, is a hub for cutting-edge research and innovative education conducted by the College of Agricultural Sciences, and is also the location of the annual Ag Progress Days expo.

Visitors to Ag Progress Days can see equipment demonstrations, animals, research tours, garden exhibits, health and safety exhibits and much more.
August 8, 2017

Penn State's Ag Progress Days, Aug. 15-17, will offer fun and educational activities for adults, children and families, while providing agricultural producers with valuable knowledge to improve their farm businesses.

August 3, 2017

If you have an interest in learning about or influencing laws, regulations, policies and government programs related to agriculture, food and natural resources, Penn State's Ag Progress Days, Aug. 15-17, will present opportunities to do just that. A variety of events and exhibits will feature state and federal agencies, state legislators, state cabinet secretaries, a congressman and the governor of Pennsylvania.

The mission of the Pasto Agricultural Museum is to provide the public with an understanding and appreciation for early agriculture and rural life, especially in Pennsylvania and the northeastern United States. The facility's collection can be enjoyed in air-conditioned comfort Aug. 15-17 during Ag Progress Days.
August 2, 2017

Visitors to Penn State's Pasto Agricultural Museum always have been encouraged to think about what it was like to be a farm family member in the distant past, but a special exhibit to be unveiled at Ag Progress Days will ask them to ponder what an old-time farmer thought about each day, and then compare that to what today's farmer thinks about every day.

As gardening enthusiasts have come to expect, attendees to the Lawn and Garden Area can get advice and information on flower arranging, growing herbs, square-foot gardening, hydroponics, pollinators and creating habitat for bees and butterflies, high-tunnels, and potato varieties. Experts, including Penn State Master Gardeners, will be on hand to answer questions about gardening and landscaping.
August 1, 2017

Flowers from variety trials at Penn State's Southeast Agricultural Research and Extension Center and tips on how to use "fertigation" in the garden will be among new features offered this year at the Yard and Garden Area at Ag Progress Days, Aug. 15-17.

July 28, 2017

No matter where Pennsylvanians live, virtually all citizens have a role to play in protecting the state's critical water resources. Visitors to the College of Agricultural Sciences Exhibits Building and Theater at Penn State's Ag Progress Days, Aug. 15-17, can learn how they can contribute to keeping water clean, safe and abundant.

Aimed at both youths and adults, 30-minute hay hole and skid steer blind spot demonstrations will take place at 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 15-17.
July 25, 2017

Visitors to the Farm Safety Demonstration Area at Penn State's 2017 Ag Progress Days can learn how to reduce the risk of childhood injuries due to falls from hay holes and runover incidents involving skid steers.

At A-Maze-N-Corn, kids and adults can spend time wandering a giant corn maze. It's one of the many events that will take place during Ag Progress Days.
July 19, 2017

A hay competition, natural resources displays, wildlife exhibits, and crop management education are just a few of the many activities that will take place during Penn State's Ag Progress Days.

In the Family Room at Ag Progress Days, presenters teach the importance of a healthy diet, first aid, firearm safety and more.
July 18, 2017

Families can play minigames, watch food demonstrations, taste healthy food and drink, participate in a scavenger hunt and learn first-aid and firearm safety tips in the Family Room building at Penn State's Ag Progress Days, Aug. 15-17.

Children and their families enjoy the activities at the 4-H building during the 2016 Ag Progress Days expo hosted by Penn State.
July 13, 2017

Exhibits, games, activities and prizes focused on learning about bugs, animals, health and science will be offered for children at Penn State's Ag Progress Days expo, Aug. 15-17.

Machinery demonstrations are always a popular attraction at Ag Progress Days.
July 13, 2017

The latest in agricultural innovations and state-of-the-art farm machinery will be on display at this year's Ag Progress Days, Aug. 15-17.

Free bus tours will take Ag Progress Days visitors to research sites at the Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research Center, which surrounds the 135-acre expo site.
July 10, 2017

Visitors at Penn State's Ag Progress Days, Aug. 15-17, likely will spend most of their time taking in the wide variety of demonstrations, commercial and educational exhibits, presentations and other activities around the 135-acre expo. But for those willing to wander farther afield, free bus tours to other parts of the surrounding Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research Center will offer a glimpse of Penn State research and extension programs.

From miniature horses to draft horses, the Equine Experience at Penn State's Ag Progress Days covers the gamut of the equine animal.
July 10, 2017

Ag Progress Days Equine Experience will offer a variety of activities for horse enthusiasts.