College Connections: Ag Progress Days Town Hall Discussion on the Pa Ag Economy

Tuesday, August 10, 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Location: Red Barn Annex

Link to Register Online for the Zoom Session

Dean Rick Roush will be joined by Secretary Russell Redding to discuss the current status and future expectations for the Pennsylvania agricultural economy. There will be a limited space for a live audience.

Transitioning Ag Businesses: Positioning for the Future

Wednesday, August 11, 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: Red Barn Annex

Link to Register Online for Zoom Session

This session will feature Dean of the College of Ag Sciences Rick Roush, Senate Ag Committee, Majority Chair Elder Vogel, PA Department of Ag Secretary Russell Redding, Penn State Extension representatives, and Ag business experts. The discussion will include strategies and considerations when transitioning agricultural businesses to the next generation, to employees, or to a new business model or product line.

DC Updates From Congressman Glenn “GT” Thompson, Republican Leader, U.S. House Agriculture Committee

Wednesday, August 11, 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: College Exhibits Building Theater Area

This public event will be hosted by Congressman Glenn “GT” Thompson of Pennsylvania’s 15th Congressional District, the Republican Leader of the U.S. House Agriculture Committee. He will provide attendees with the latest updates from Washington and highlight the solutions the House Agriculture Committee is working on to address issues facing farmers in Pennsylvania and across the United States. After, attendees are encouraged to participate in a Q & A session.

Conversations that Matter: COVID-19 Dialogue Sessions

To better understand the vaccine challenges in your community, Penn State Extension will lead several COVID-19 dialogue sessions where you can share your perceptions and experts will be available to talk about the COVID-19 and the vaccine. The sessions will help us better understand and identify information people want as they think about getting vaccinated and brainstorm about how best to provide individuals the information they need. Future educational programs, webinars, and resources will be formed by your feedback, so join us in the College Exhibits Building Theater.

Tuesday, August 10, 2:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Impact of COVID-19 on Agriculture and the Role of the Vaccines
Wednesday, August 11, noon to 12:30 p.m.
A Dialogue Session and Information on Basic Vaccines- Trials/Safety Issues

Thursday, August 12, 2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m
The Role of Animal Vaccines and Vaccine Management in Agriculture

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