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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!

The Official Program Guide in PDF format for the 2018 Ag Progress Days Show is posted at the home page. Please reference the Events Calendar as it offers a complete listing of events, searchable by your interest.

Visit Maps for a listing of exhibitors and floorplan 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-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 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