Join the variety of presenters from Penn State and partners to learn more about Business, Agriculture and Technology, and Ecosystems.

Featured this year in this location, entrance facing Pasto Museum on north side of the Red Barn at the top of Main Street,  will be the following presentations:

Tuesday

10:00 a.m. - Town Hall Session with College of Ag Sciences Dean Troy Ott and Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding on current state of PA agriculture and emerging opportunities and challenges, to include HPAI in Dairy.

1:00 p.m. - Farm Progression Planning - Panel Discussion with PDA and partners

Wednesday

10:00 a.m. - Joint Informational Meeting of the House and Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committees PA topics TBD

1:00 p.m. - Exploring Funding Opportunities for Ag and Small Businesses with USDA REAP Grant - Penn State Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Ag Center (Ag COE) and Pennsylvania Technical Assistance Program (PennTAP)

3:30 p.m. - Cultivating PA's Ag Technology and Robotics Ecosystem - Team Pennsylvania and the College of Ag Sciences: Technology for Ag and Living Systems Initiative, along with professionals from the robotics and tech fields, and leaders in ag industries to provide insights on the current and future roles of technology and automation in their fields.

Thursday

10:00 a.m. - Conservation Programs Made Clear: State and Federal Sustainable Ag Programs Every Farmer Should Know
Panel Discussion with Penn Future Organization and partners to discuss funding and other program initiatives to benefit local PA Farmers.
Doug Wolfgang, Executive Secretary, Pennsylvania State Conservation Commission
Hannah Smith-Brubaker, Executive Director, Pasa Sustainable Agriculture 
Michael Mehrazar, Advocacy Manager, PennFuture 

    2024 Event Information

    Dates

    August 13, Tuesday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    August 14, Wednesday 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
    August 15 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

    2024 Event Information

    Dates

    August 13, Tuesday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    August 14, Wednesday 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
    August 15 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