History of attendance at Ag Progress Days.

August 10-12, 2021

  • 415 Exhibitors
  • 44,000 Attendees (Tuesday 12,000; Wednesday 22,000; and Thursday 10,000)
  • First large Penn State event after Covid-19 Pandemic closure
    • Travel restrictions were still in place for many companies due to Covid-19 or its variant existing in the population.
    • The vaccinated population of PA was at approximately 60% but no approved vaccine was available for children under 12...We sponsored a vaccination clinic at the Show.
    • We increased sanitation and spacing between exhibits, encourage social distancing, and reduced interactive activities.
    • Masks were required for all, at indoor structures where airflow was limited. We encouraged masking of non-vaccinated persons attending the event during this unprecedented time.

August 9-12, 2020 (Virtual Event)

  • In person event cancelled due to Covid-19 Pandemic in June and July was pivoted to a virtual program
  • Virtual Event held August 9-12, 2020
    • 257 Exhibitors of 2020 participated with an Enhanced Exhibitor Profile (46% of paid exhibitors)
    • 9,100 attendees viewed the Ag Progress Days site the week of the show (19% of our normal audience)
    • 21,000 visitors for the month of August viewed the exhibitor marketplace website (30% of our normal audience)
    • 47 Live Webinars were hosted and 56 On-Demand Educational Resources by Penn State Extension (Approx. 1,500 registered viewers of Live Webinars averaging 30-40 attendees which attracted new audiences)
    • Social Media Promotions: Facebook Event Invitations reached 2,000+, YouTube Ad reached 3,000+ and Penn State Extension Emails generated 4,000 unique clicks

August 13-15, 2019

  • 490 Exhibitors
  • 46,000 Attendees (Tuesday 9,000;Wednesday 24,000;Thursday 13,000)

August 14-16, 2018

  • 510 Exhibitors
  • 42,000 Attendees (Tuesday 8,000;Wednesday 25,000;Thursday 9,000)

August 15-17, 2017

  • 508 Exhibitors
  • 42,000 Attendees (Tuesday 12,000;Wednesday 20,000;Thursday 10,000)

August 16-18, 2016

  • 511 Exhibitors
  • 40,000 Attendees (Tuesday 10,000; Wednesday 22,000; Thursday 8,000)

August 18-20, 2015

  • 499 Exhibitors
  • 42,000 Attendees (Tuesday 11,000; Wednesday 23,000; Thursday 8,000)

August 12-14, 2014

  • 478 Exhibitors
  • 42,000 Attendees (Tuesday 9,000; Wednesday 23,000; Thursday 10,000)

August 13-15, 2013

  • 493 Exhibitors
  • 46,000 Attendees (Tuesday-12,000; Wednesday-24,000; and Thursday-10,000)

August 14-16, 2012

  • 485 Exhibitors
  • 45,000 Attendees (Tuesday-11,000; Wednesday-25,000; and Thursday-9,000)

August 16-18, 2011

  • 450 Exhibitors
  • 42,000 Attendees (Tuesday-10,000; Wednesday-24,000; and Thursday-8,000)

August 17-19, 2010

  • 438 Exhibitors
  • 45,000 Attendees (Tuesday-12,000; Wednesday-24,000; Thursday-9,000)

August 18-20, 2009

  • 426 Exhibitors
  • 43,000 Attendees (Tuesday-10,000; Wednesday-22,000; Thursday-11,000)

August 19-21, 2008

  • 405 Exhibitors
  • 44,000 Attendees (Tuesday-12,000; Wednesday-24,000; Thursday-8,000)

August 14-16, 2007

  • 413 Exhibitors
  • 48,000 Attendees (Tuesday-13,000; Wednesday-25,000; Thursday-10,000)

2021 Event Information

Dates

August 10, Tuesday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
August 11, Wednesday 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
August 12 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

2021 Event Information

Dates

August 10, Tuesday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
August 11, Wednesday 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
August 12 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