The 100th Pennsylvania Farm Show: Our Commonwealth’s Blue Ribbon Experience is the largest indoor agricultural event in the nation, featuring nearly 6,000 animals, 10,000 competitive exhibits and 300 commercial exhibitors. The show runs Jan.
9-16 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg. Admission is free and parking is $15.
Farm Show Hosts First “Veterans and Active Military Service Members Day”
Noting that the first Pennsylvania Farm Show took place on the cusp of the United States entering World War I, Agriculture Secretary Russell C. Redding opened the Farm Show s Veterans and Active Military Service Members Day on Thursday with a special forum featuring the Farmer Veteran Coalition and a panel of veterans who returned home from military service and turned to agriculture for their next careers. More…2
Army and Navy Battle in 100th PA Farm Show Cook-Off Challenge
With just 30 minutes to prepare a dish from surprise ingredients, a team comprised of a U.S. Army Chef, ABC 27 co-anchors Ali Lanyon and James Crummel won over the judges taste buds with an apple-inspired dish on Thursday, January 14, during the 100th Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More…3
York, Chester Co. Youth Win Supreme Banners with Jr. Breeding Sheep
Olivia Waggoner from East Berlin, York County, and her Dorset Ram brought home the Supreme Champion Ram title during the Junior Breeding Sheep Show at the 2016 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More…4
Farmer Veterans Recognized During 100th PA Farm Show
As a part of the 100th Pennsylvania Farm Show celebration, Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding today acknowledged the sacrifices of our military service men and women at several events throughout the day. One such event was a tribute to the state s veterans – the Homegrown By Heroes (HBH) recognition ceremony at the Farm Show Complex and Expo Center today. More…5
Crystal View Hoppes to First Place in Draft Horse Pleasure Show
Crystal View Carriage Service, owned by Kyle Hoppes, of New Ringgold, Schuylkill Co. brought home the gold in multiple classes during the Draft Horse Pleasure Show on Thursday, January 14, at the 100th Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More…6
Celebrities Stomp It Out for Great Grape Stomp
Lancaster Co. Youth Secure Top Spots in Meat Goat Showmanship
Lancaster Co. Teen Shines at 2016 Jr.
Meat Breeding Goat Show
Garrett Jenkins of Bainbridge, Lancaster County, took home Supreme Champion and Reserve Supreme Champion during the Junior Meat Breeding Goat Show on Thursday, Jan.
Tomorrow at the Farm Show:
- It’s Farmland Preservation Day, featuring the recognition of several centennial and bicentennial farms on the Lancaster Farming Stage in the Weis Expo Hall at 11 a.m., and it’s also…
- Potato Day on the PA Preferred Culinary Connection10 Stage, bookended by a maple production demo at 10 a.m. and honey extraction demo at 6 p.m., and also check out…
- Tractor square dancing in the Large Arena at 10 a.m. and noon, as well as in the Small Arena at 6 p.m. with the Angora Palooza contest, where teams will weave a scarf made of the soft, prized fiber from the Angora rabbit, and the Celebrity Cow Milking Contest at 2:30 p.m. in the Equine Arena, the culmination of…
- The dairy cattle show that starts in the Equine Arena at 8 a.m., joined by the open wool sheep in the Small Arena and open dairy goats in the Northwest Hall, plus more equine action with the…
- Draft horse hitch and drives at 11 a.m.
and 5 p.m., the PA Equine Showcase at 6 p.m., and the Circuit Finals Rodeo at 7 p.m., and don’t forget…
- Purchase your copy of Hold Your Horses!
The Farm Show at 100book (and have it signed by Mary Klaus!), and your commemorative bottle of Farm Show centennial wine.
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