Ag Progress Days features the latest technology and research exhibits, educational programs, and guided tours. Sponsored by Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences, the event celebrates the forty-second year to be held at the Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research Center at Rock Springs, nine miles southwest of State College, Pa. It is one of only three agricultural exhibitions in the country sponsored by a major University. Our exhibits showcase the latest in Penn State research, as well as information on best management practices and changing regulations in the agricultural industry.
With close to 500 exhibitors from 34 states and 4 provinces of Canada, we have something for everyone. Each year, farming families from across Pennsylvania and surrounding states attend this three-day event. Of the 45,000 expected attendees, over 60 percent are actively engaged in agriculture or related professions. Come and learn about the latest innovations in the agricultural industry and spend your day with Penn State Extension educators.
Ag Progress Days features include:
- 80+ acres for crops and machinery demonstrations
- 55 acres for indoor and outdoor exhibits