Ag Progress Days

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

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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. Parking and admission is free.

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What's Happening for 2019?
Check out our exciting displays and demonstrations for our 2019 Ag Progress Days show!

Ag Progress Days News

Ag Progress Days spotlights spotted lanternflies, plant diseases, robots in ag
July 19, 2019
Spotted lanternflies, invasive plant diseases, robots in agriculture and education, and foreign animal diseases will be among the topics highlighted in displays and presentations at the College of Agricultural Sciences Exhibits Building and Theatre during Penn State's Ag Progress Days, Aug. 13-15.
During Penn State's Ag Progress Days, Penn State Extension food safety specialists and Master Food Preservation volunteers will provide research-based information and hands-on activities demonstrating how to store and preserve food safely.   Image: Penn State
Family Room at Penn State’s Ag Progress Days emphasizes family time
July 9, 2019
In today’s busy world, it can be challenging to find time to spend with family. This year, the Family Room Building at Penn State's Ag Progress Days will offer a variety of interactive displays that will get visitors thinking about the overall health and wellness of themselves and their families.
Animal science takes spotlight at 4-H Youth Building at Ag Progress Days
July 9, 2019
The 4-H Youth Building at Ag Progress Days will be brimming with new activities designed to excite kids of all ages, according to organizers in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences, who said many of the displays will highlight animal science projects.
Visitors on the High Tunnel Tour view artichokes growing in a high tunnel during a prior year's Ag Progress Days expo.   Image: Penn State
Ag Progress Days tours showcase a variety of Penn State agricultural research
July 9, 2019
Visitors at Penn State's annual Ag Progress Days expo — to be held this year Aug. 13-15 — will have an opportunity to get a closer view of the agricultural and conservation-related research conducted at the Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research Center by taking free bus tours covering portions of the more than 2,000-acre facility.
A new addition to the Equine Experience at Ag Progress Days this year is Bear Hill Horse Logging, which specializes in low-impact timber management, selective harvests and wetlands logging.    Image: Steve Perrine
'Hoof it on out' to the Equine Experience at Ag Progress Days, Aug. 13-15
July 1, 2019
The Equine Experience at Penn State’s Ag Progress Days is a highlight for equestrians of all ages and disciplines. During the three-day event, Aug. 13-15, visitors can attend breed demonstrations and clinics, interact with Penn State Equine Science faculty and staff, and learn more about horse health and care.