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2017

Agricultural research center site of cutting-edge research, Ag Progress Days
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.
All ages will enjoy variety of events planned for Ag Progress Days
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.
Ag Progress Days a chance to hear, and be heard by, policymakers
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.
Pasto Ag Museum to offer thought-provoking exhibit at 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.
Learn about new flower varieties, 'fertigation' at Ag Progress Days
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.
Farmers, homeowners can learn to protect water quality at Ag Progress Days
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.
Farm safety demonstrations to be featured at 2017 Ag Progress Days
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.
Hay competition, conservation education among Ag Progress Days offerings
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.
Ag Progress Days Family Room building specializes in health, safety
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.
Learning is the focus for children's activities at Ag Progress Days
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.
No-till corn planters among machinery demos planned for 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.
Science and best practices featured on Ag Progress Days tours
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.
Demonstrations, clinics highlight Equine Experience at Ag Progress Days
July 10, 2017
Ag Progress Days Equine Experience will offer a variety of activities for horse enthusiasts.