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Effective 8/10/18 the Ag Progress Days Show Site is under a Boil Water Advisory until further notice.
In the last five years there has been a fourfold increase in the amount of beef coming from fed Holstein cattle. The results of  the Calf-fed Holsteins Reared for Beef Demonstration Project, lead by Penn State Extension — which can be seen at Ag Progress Days — will show Pennsylvania dairy farmers how to ramp up their participation in the beef market.
August 10, 2018

When Penn State Extension beef specialist Tara Felix started the Calf-fed Holsteins Reared for Beef Demonstration Project three years ago — a collaborative venture sponsored by the PA Beef Producers Working Group — she viewed the initiative as showing dairy farmers how to boost revenue from their operations.

Penn State's Ag Progress days will take place Aug. 14-16 at the Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research Center at Rock Springs in Ferguson Township, Centre County.
August 6, 2018

Everything agriculture and more can be found at Penn State's Ag Progress days, which kicks off Aug. 14 and continues through Aug. 16 at the Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research Center at Rock Springs in Ferguson Township, Centre County.

Visitors at Ag Progress Days 2018 can learn about the invasive spotted lanternfly in the College of Agricultural Sciences Exhibits Building and Theatre.
August 1, 2018

The looming threat posed by the invasive spotted lanternfly will take center stage in the College of Agricultural Sciences Exhibits Building and Theatre during Penn State's Ag Progress Days, Aug. 14-16. Displays and presentations in the building also will highlight programs related to pond management and bait-fish production, hemp research, animal health, and agricultural policy.

Most tractor rollover incidents can result in major injuries and even death but can be prevented by understanding the causes of overturns and following safe operating practices. A full-size tractor will be used to demonstrate tractor stability and hitching safety.
July 30, 2018

Visitors to the Farm Safety Demonstration Area at Penn State's Ag Progress Days, Aug. 14-16, can learn about tractor overturn hazards and how to reduce the risks of tractor rollovers.

The flowers and plantings in the 8-year-old demonstration plots at the site attract and nourish huge numbers of native bees, butterflies and other pollinators. With pollinators in jeopardy,     Penn State Master Gardeners    teamed with horticulture faculty members to create and nurture the gardens — located at the end of 11th Street at the show site — to demonstrate that supplying pollinators with food and habitat can be beautiful.
July 30, 2018

The benefits of creating pollinator-friendly landscapes is a focus of the Yard and Garden Area this year at Ag Progress Days, Aug. 14-16.

Ag Progress Days will feature an outstanding lineup of crop management, wildlife and conservation exhibits and demonstrations.
July 25, 2018

From educational displays about conservation and sustainability efforts to the signature hay show, there will be a lot to see and learn in and around the J.D. Harrington Crops, Soils and Conservation Building during Penn State's Ag Progress Days, Aug. 14-16.

The approximately 1,500 items in the Pasto Museum's collection are concentrated in the time period between 1775 and 1940, although the assemblage of objects spans 6,000 years, from 4000 B.C. to the 1940s.
July 19, 2018

Visitors to Penn State's Pasto Agricultural Museum always get to see tools, but at Ag Progress Days, Aug. 14-16, they will get to see how they were created by old-time craftsmen.

From miniature horses to draft horses, the Equine Experience at Penn State's Ag Progress Days covers the gamut of the equine animal.
July 19, 2018

Ag Progress Days, slated for Aug. 14-16, will feature plenty of activities for horse lovers, including breed demonstrations, clinics and much more.

Visitors learn about agricultural soil and water conservation practices on a tour during Ag Progress Days in 2016.
July 18, 2018

Pennsylvania's growing brewing industry generates $1.9 billion for the state's economy, and that also means increased demand for locally grown hops. Beer enthusiasts, brewers and farmers looking for a new source of income can learn about hops production and varieties by taking the Hops Research and Hopyard Tour during Penn State's Ag Progress Days, Aug. 14-16.

The Silent Auction is the Pasto Museum's biggest fundraiser, helping to support programming and exhibits that serve museum visitors. Funds raised in the 2018 Silent Auction will be spent to bring video touchscreen technology to the museum experience. Auction donations will be accepted through Aug. 13, the Monday before Ag Progress Days.
July 17, 2018

The silent auction held by the Pasto Agricultural Museum during Ag Progress Days has been an annual event for many years, but this year the proceeds from the fundraiser will be put to a novel use.

Equipment used to cover vegetable beds with plastic mulch will be on display at Penn State's Ag Progress Days, Aug. 14-16.
July 6, 2018

Farmers looking to diversify by growing and marketing vegetables can get a good look at the equipment needed to launch a successful vegetable operation by attending Penn State's Ag Progress Days, Aug. 14-16. A new vegetable demonstration area will show visitors the latest equipment for planting, harvesting and irrigation.

At the Kids' Climb, on Main Street near the Equine Exhibits Building, children can don safety equipment and harnesses and climb a tree like a professional arborist.
July 3, 2018

Expressive arts activities, a butterfly tent and wildlife exhibits are just a few of the many events planned for young people and their families at Ag Progress Days, Aug. 14-16.

Field demonstrations are always popular at Ag Progress Days.
June 29, 2018

For those interested in the latest and greatest in agricultural innovation and technology, Penn State's Ag Progress Days is a must-see destination.

"Veggie Fest!" is one of the interactive displays planned for children and families at Ag Progress Days, Aug. 14-16, 2018.
June 28, 2018

Cooking demonstrations, food preservation lessons and first-aid safety tips are just a few of the many interactive activities that will take place in the Family Room at Ag Progress Days, Aug. 14-16.

Jesse Darlington Jr. has been named manager of Ag Progress Days.
December 15, 2017

Jesse Darlington Jr., who has served as interim manager of Penn State's Ag Progress Days exposition since November 2016, has been named to the position on a standing basis.