About the Show

Ag Progress Days (APD), Pennsylvania's largest outdoor agricultural exposition to be held August 14-16, 2018. The show is held annually, for three days in August, at The Pennsylvania State University's Research Farms.
Hi All! Welcome Back to Penn State's Ag Progress Days!

Hi All! Welcome Back to Penn State's Ag Progress Days!

Ag Progress Days 2017 Official Show Program

 See the schedule of events and exhibitor information for reference from the 2017 Ag progress days show. Please excuse our error on page 19 of the program -- the official dates for the 2018 show are August 14th, 15th, and 16th, 2018.

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Ag Progress Days features the latest technology and research exhibits, educational programs, and guided tours. Sponsored by Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences, the event celebrates the forty-third year to be held at the Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research Center at Rock Springs, nine miles southwest of State College, PA. It is one of only three agricultural exhibitions in the country sponsored by a major University. Our exhibits showcase the latest in Penn State research, as well as information on best management practices and changing regulations in the agricultural industry.

With close to 500 exhibitors from 34 states and 4 provinces of Canada, we have something for everyone. Each year, farming families from across Pennsylvania and surrounding states attend this three-day event. Of the 45,000 expected attendees, over 60 percent are actively engaged in agriculture or related professions. Come and learn about the latest innovations in the agricultural industry and spend your day with Penn State Extension educators.

Ag Progress Days features include:

  • 80+ acres for crops and machinery demonstrations
  • 55 acres for indoor and outdoor exhibits