Events

Something is always happening at the Museum and Research Farm!

Check out our signature events

“THIS is what AgSci Looks Like” Family Series – Perfect for young people and their grown-ups. Hands-on activities. Family-friendly experiences. Opportunities to meet scientists!

    Ag Progress Days – Pasto-related opportunities at Pennsylvania’s largest outdoor agricultural exposition.

    Annual Silent Auction – Our biggest fund-raiser of the year! A chance to take home a little history and support Pasto.

    Past Events

    August 1, 2021

    Pasto Museum Open for Ag Progress Days 2021

    Visitors to the Pasto Agricultural Museum during Penn State’s Ag Progress Days, Aug. 10-12, can explore the intersection of science and history. “During the show, we will connect our agricultural past with present-day practice and research around food, environment and renewable resources,” said the museum's curator, Rita Graef. “Programs at the museum will immerse visitors in thinking about our food and fiber systems and natural resources. The museum provides an opportunity to explore important issues facing agriculture and the environment in a historical context.”

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    October 1, 2020

    The 2021 Poetry Event

    The United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organization marks October 16, with activities and resources to promote worldwide awareness and action for those who suffer from hunger and for the need to ensure healthy diets for all. Each and every one of us plays a role in our interconnected global food, fiber, and natural resource systems! Closer to home, our colleagues in the College of Agricultural Sciences at Penn State have shared an opportunity to get creative as we think about food and food security, with poetry. Your poetry! Anyone can write poetry and anyone may enter. Looking for a little help on how to write a poem? Deadline for entries is December 1, 2020. Winners will be announced at the #GLAG21 Global Teach Ag! Conference in February 2021.

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    August 2, 2020

    Oral History Project- Virtual Programming for Ag Progress Days 2020

    I Remember Ag Progress Days: an Oral History Project, produced by the Friends of the Pasto Agricultural Museum, aims to ensure that the stories of the earliest Ag Progress Days event are captured, and that the memories of those involved not be lost. Interviews with volunteers, staff, and visitors will attempt to place the many facets of planning, organizing, and participating in such a large event in context so that their recollections can inform the past, enrich the present, and provide a glimpse of the future.

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    August 13, 2019

    Horse-powered Hay Press at Ag Progress Days

    The demonstration of the Pasto Agricultural Museum's 1905 Panama O.K. Hay Press will highlight the historical facility's offerings at Ag Progress Days, set for Aug. 13-15.

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