Penn State's Ag Progress Days

August 13-15, 2024

Hosting an in-person event, where all can come together to connect

Penn State’s Ag Progress Days, held annually during three days in August, is Pennsylvania’s largest outdoor agricultural exposition. With over 400 exhibitors from the United States and Canada, there is something for everyone to enjoy at no cost as parking and admission are free. The show is hosted by Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences and showcases educational programs, current research, and the latest innovations in agricultural equipment and technology.

2024 Event Information


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.


Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research Center
2710 W. Pine Grove Road
Pennsylvania Furnace, PA 16865


Ag Progress Day News

August 4, 2023

Learn about flax’s role in the history of art at Ag Progress Days

What do flax, art history and agriculture have in common? The public can find out during Ag Progress Days, when the Center for Virtual/Material Studies will exhibit materials about the relevance of flax and flax processing in the history of art outside the entrance to the Pasto Agricultural Museum during Ag Progress Days, Aug. 8-10.

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July 31, 2023

Penn State’s Ag Progress Days offering wide range of activities, exhibits

Penn State’s Ag Progress Days is back with a full schedule of demonstrations, activities and learning for all ages, from a butterfly tent and corn maze for the youngest visitors to the latest in research and best practices for agriculture professionals and hobbyists. The expo will take place Aug. 8-10 at the Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research Center at Rock Springs in Ferguson Township, Centre County.

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July 26, 2023

Farm bill, agricultural policy the focus of Ag Progress Days events

Pennsylvania’s priorities for the 2023 U.S. Farm Bill and other agricultural policy matters will be the focus of several events at Penn State's Ag Progress Days, Aug. 8-10 at Rock Springs.

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July 25, 2023

Ag Progress Days highlights biodiversity, climate-smart ag, spotted lanternfly

Climate-smart agriculture, the importance of biodiversity and the latest news about the spotted lanternfly will be among the displays and presentations at the College of Agricultural Sciences Exhibits Building and Theater during Penn State's Ag Progress Days, Aug. 8-10.

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46,000 Attendees

400+ Exhibitors

Free Admission and Parking