To better understand the vaccine challenges in your community, Penn State Extension will lead a COVID-19 dialogue session where you can ask questions, share information about your thoughts, feelings, and views on COVID-19 vaccinations, local efforts, challenges, and successes.

To better understand the vaccine challenges in your community, Penn State Extension will lead a COVID-19 dialogue session where you can ask questions, share information about your thoughts, feelings, and views on COVID-19 vaccinations, local efforts, challenges, and successes. Experts will be available to talk about the COVID-19 and the vaccine and answer questions from participants. This exhibit and informational sessions will help us to better understand perceptions about COVID vaccines, identify information people want as they think about getting vaccinated, and brainstorm about how to best provide individuals with the information they need.  Future educational programs, webinars, and resources will be informed by your feedback, so join us!

  • August 10 (Tuesday) 2:30 PM            Impact of COVID-19 on Agriculture and the Role of Vaccination
    Andrew Frankenfield, Penn State Extension Educator, Agronomy, Montgomery County
    Malu Tejada, Penn State Extension Educator, Food, Families and Health

Join us for a dialogue session with Penn State Extension and partners to discuss the impact of the COVID-19 epidemic on Agriculture. Learn about the role of the COVID-19 vaccine as a tool to reduce the impact and build resilience for farm communities.

  • August 11 (Wednesday) 12:00 PM    Basic Science of Vaccines including Trials and Safety Issues
    Matthew Ferrari, Director, The Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics
    Malu Tejada, Penn State Extension Educator, Food, Families and Health

Many farm community members have legitimate fears and questions about the COVID-19 vaccine. Get the facts you need to make the best decision for yourself and your family. Penn State Extension and the Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics will lead a COVID-19 vaccine discussion covering the basic science of vaccines, including trials and safety issues.

  • August 12 (Thursday) 2:00 PM         The Role of Animal Vaccines and Vaccine Management in Agriculture
    Andrew Read, Director of the Huck Institute
    Malu Tejada, Penn State Extension educator, Food, Families and Health

Join experts from Penn State Extension and the Huck Institute and learn about the animal vaccines and the role of vaccination in Agriculture. Explore the similarities and differences between COVID vaccines and those used in agriculture. How do viruses change over time and how has that impacted agriculture? What might that mean for COVID vaccines going forward?

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