See three Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) demonstrations, focused on working farms. New No-Till machinery will be on displayed. The Pollinator Garden offers 2:00 p.m. talks. All located in Conservation Exhibit Area beside the J. D. Harrington Building at the end of E. 5th Street.

  • Cover Crop Plots and Growing Green - South of the Harrington Bldg. and Conservation Area, Pennsylvania seed companies and Penn State extension representatives will host talks at 1:00 p.m. to discuss the new cover crop mixtures planted in the plots.

  • USDA/NRCS staff will be featuring an active livestock watering system with ram and solar-powered pumps for grazing operations, a scaled manure storage and concrete loafing area to address animal concentration areas on your farm, and an interactive soil tunnel to demonstrate how soil health and its beneficial properties can impact your operation. All demos will be supported by NRCS technical staff to explain how these systems work and other ways to address your natural resource issues and questions. Staff are located outside this year and not inside the JDH building.

  • A large variety of No-Till Equipment will be on display at Penn State's CMEG area which may include:
    Cover Crop Roller, Drill, Vegetable Transplanter, 4-Row Cover Crop Roller Attachment, Manure Injector, and Veenhuis and Poultry Litter Injectors.
  • Ernst Seeds will sponsor the Conservation District's Pollinator Garden hosting talks at the demo plot daily, 2:00 p.m.

  • Warm Season Grass Association hosts the operation of the Portable Poultry Bedding Processor daily, 10:30 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.

  • No-Till Alliance Association will feature the Rainfall Simulator demonstrations showing infiltration daily, 10:00 a.m. & 2:30 p.m.

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