Ag Progress Days (APD), Pennsylvania's largest outdoor agricultural exposition is to be held August 9-11, 2022 in person. Show hours: Tuesday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. -7:00 p.m. and Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. The show is held annually for three days in August, at The Pennsylvania State University's - Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research Center. The 2022 show will continue to incorporate a virtual experience to feature our exhibitors and Penn State Extension programs.

The Official Program Guide for Ag Progress Days Show 2021 is posted for your reference only. Please note the Schedule of Events Calendar will also provide you a complete listing of daily events, searchable by your interest and become available in July 2022

View Maps for a listing of exhibitors and floor plan layouts. There are also searchable features to map your exhibitors you want to visit, as well as profiles of vendors who provided more information.

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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-sixth 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 420+ 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 46,000 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 may include:

  • 80+ acres for Crops and Machinery Demonstrations
  • 55 acres for Indoor and Outdoor Exhibits
  • 50+ Educational Presentations to Ask the Experts and On-Demand Video Resources
  • 35 Active Demonstrations around the grounds on topics such as Healthy Lifestyle, Cooking, Ag Safety & Health, Farm & Business, Animals & Livestock, Equine, Agronomic Crops & Soils, and Forest & Wildlife
  • 20 Equipment Demonstrations for Vegetable Gardening and Field Machinery
  • 20 Meetings for Agricultural Associations and Governmental Agencies
  • 15 Youth and 4H activities such as Corn Maze, Pollinators, Rabbits, Wildlife, Plants, Insects, and Family Fun
  •   6 Tours to highlight current research activities at the Research Center and Virtual Tours
  •   7 Local Non-Profit Food Vendors
  •   2 Locations for Antiques in the Pasto Agricultural Museum and the Tractor Display
  •   2 Special Events may be held: Penn State Ag Alumni Ice Cream Social and College of Ag, Dean's Town Hall/Connections Events

2022 Event Information

Dates

August 9, Tuesday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
August 10, Wednesday 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
August 11 Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location

Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research Center
2710 W. Pine Grove Road
Pennsylvania Furnace, PA 16865

Directions

Happy Valley Adventure Bureau

Farm Show Council

2022 Event Information

Dates

August 9, Tuesday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
August 10, Wednesday 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
August 11 Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location

Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research Center
2710 W. Pine Grove Road
Pennsylvania Furnace, PA 16865

Directions

Happy Valley Adventure Bureau

Farm Show Council