Talk with Penn State Faculty and Educators about the wide variety of career opportunities available in animal agriculture.

The threat of the African Swine Fever or the Avian Flu are just some of the animal diseases to consider. Learn about the latest research and best practices for creating a preventive bio-security plans, recognizing symptoms, and managing the spread. Enthusiasts and farmers both play a critical part in protecting the state and national swine herds and poultry flocks from diseases that are dangerous. In particular, the global spread of African Swine Fever reminds pig producers to remain vigilant. Check out our animal health resources at Ag Progress Days to learn more. New this year, will be updates on workforce development initiatives in Agribusinesses. 

Presentations in the College Bldg. Theatre may include: 

  • Avian Flu Updates- 
    Dr. Gino Lorenzoni, Assist. Professor of Poultry Science and Avian Health, Dept. Animal Science
  • Identifying African Swine Fever and Protecting Pig Health-
    Dr. Elizabeth Hines, Assist. Professor of Animal Science and Livestock Extension Specialist, Dept. Animal Science
  • Workforce Development-

2022 Event Information

Dates

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

2022 Event Information

Dates

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