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What's New?

Check out our new and exciting displays and demonstrations for our 2018 Ag Progress Days show!

Demonstrations

Small Scale Farming Equipment Display & Vegetable Demonstration Plot

Vegetable growers will be interested in the new display focusing on how beds are pulled and covered with plastic, the laying and removal as well as irrigation techniques. Equipment will show how transplants are inserted in raised beds and maintained. The plot is located on Demo Alley at the end of West 10 & 11th Streets. Visit the Vegetable Tent to meet with exhibitors providing this type of equipment.

Blacksmith Demonstration and Historic Interpreters at the Charcoal Wagon

The fire and iron, to demonstrate the skills and art of the blacksmiths. And the 19th century Greenwood Furnace Charcoal Wagon come to life. Demonstrations on going through the show at the top of Main St. by Pasto Museum.

Butterfly Tent

Visit the "Painted Ladies" native species, provided by the Entomology Dept. for the Butterfly Tent beside the Youth Bldg. on W. 8th St.

Livestock Watering System Demonstration

Solar-powered watering system on display for some ideas for your farm and speak with staff about addressing other conservation needs at your livestock operation. NRCS provides new active display outside the J. D. Harrington Bldg.

Exhibits

Visit the College Exhibit Building

  • Battling the Spotted Lanternfly
  • Minnow Harvesting from your Farm's Pond
  • Potential of Industrial Hemp in Pennsylvania
  • Livestock Nutrition and Reproductive Health

4-H Youth Expressive Arts Activities

  • See displays and participate in Hands-on activities in the Expressive Art Projects: Watercolor Resit Batik, Quilting, Wool and Drawing.
  • See PA Miss United States Agriculture
  • Pet Sheep, Tame Bugs, and See Microbes

Research Tours

Hopyard Research Tour

 

Modified Tours:

Russell Larson Research Farm Tours

Managing Equine and Livestock Pastures to Improve Soil Health Through Adaptive Grazing and Diverse Cover

Dairy Beef Feedlot Tour

Woodlot Management Tour: Decisions and Actions