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.

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What's New?
Check out our new and exciting displays and demonstrations for our 2018 Ag Progress Days show!
Special Presentations
Highlighted presentations at the 2018 Ag Progress Days show

Ag Progress Days News

The approximately 1,500 items in the Pasto Museum's collection are concentrated in the time period between 1775 and 1940, although the assemblage of objects spans 6,000 years, from 4000 B.C. to the 1940s.
Pasto Ag Museum to offer insight into tool making at Ag Progress Days
July 19, 2018
Visitors to Penn State's Pasto Agricultural Museum always get to see tools, but at Ag Progress Days, Aug. 14-16, they will get to see how they were created by old-time craftsmen.
From miniature horses to draft horses, the Equine Experience at Penn State's Ag Progress Days covers the gamut of the equine animal.
Hands-on learning for horse owners at Ag Progress Days Equine Experience
July 19, 2018
Ag Progress Days, slated for Aug. 14-16, will feature plenty of activities for horse lovers, including breed demonstrations, clinics and much more.
Visitors learn about agricultural soil and water conservation practices on a tour during Ag Progress Days in 2016.
Hops research highlights Ag Progress Days tours
July 18, 2018
Pennsylvania's growing brewing industry generates $1.9 billion for the state's economy, and that also means increased demand for locally grown hops. Beer enthusiasts, brewers and farmers looking for a new source of income can learn about hops production and varieties by taking the Hops Research and Hopyard Tour during Penn State's Ag Progress Days, Aug. 14-16.
The Silent Auction is the Pasto Museum's biggest fundraiser, helping to support programming and exhibits that serve museum visitors. Funds raised in the 2018 Silent Auction will be spent to bring video touchscreen technology to the museum experience. Auction donations will be accepted through Aug. 13, the Monday before Ag Progress Days.
Pasto Museum seeks donors, bidders, buyers for Ag Progress Days silent auction
July 17, 2018
The silent auction held by the Pasto Agricultural Museum during Ag Progress Days has been an annual event for many years, but this year the proceeds from the fundraiser will be put to a novel use.
Equipment used to cover vegetable beds with plastic mulch will be on display at Penn State's Ag Progress Days, Aug. 14-16.
Vegetable equipment demonstrations coming to 2018 Ag Progress Days
July 6, 2018
Farmers looking to diversify by growing and marketing vegetables can get a good look at the equipment needed to launch a successful vegetable operation by attending Penn State's Ag Progress Days, Aug. 14-16. A new vegetable demonstration area will show visitors the latest equipment for planting, harvesting and irrigation.