The Department of Agriculture today expanded on competitive event opportunities for the virtual 2021 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More than 20 opportunities are available, with every competition having modified rules and regulations to effectively mitigate against COVID-19.
Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding today expanded on the August announcement of a virtual 2021 PA Farm Show, previewing some of the PA Farm Show favorites and new events to be featured in January.
Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding announced today that Pennsylvania’s agriculture industry will be celebrated virtually for the 2021 PA Farm Show, with no in-person events or competitions, to mitigate against COVID-19.
The 2020 Keystone International Livestock Exposition (KILE) has been canceled to mitigate the risk of COVID-19. KILE was originally scheduled to run September 25 - October 4, 2020 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center.
The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture announced today that effective Friday, March 13, 2020, all public events scheduled for March at the PA Farm Show Complex & Expo Center would be canceled in response to COVID-19. Private meetings with 250 or more in attendance will also be prohibited.
Holly Long of New Alexandria, Westmoreland County won the first-ever Master Showmanship Competition for breeding livestock at the 104th Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. Long took home the title of Grand Champion Showman and the use of a stock trailer for one year. Reserve Champion for this year's competition was Kaitlyn Flaherty of Bernville, Berks County.
The 104th Pennsylvania Farm Show wrapped up today, after hosting 500,000 visitors during the eight-day event at the Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg.
At the 104th Pennsylvania Farm Show, Rachel Oliver of Beach Lake, Wayne County wins Supreme Ram with her Hampshire and Callie Taylor of Timblin, Armstrong County won Supreme Ewe with her Shropshire.
At the 104th PA Farm Show Meat Goat Breeding Show, Garrett Jenkins of Bainbridge, Lancaster County earned the Supreme Champion Breeding Meat Goat with Johanna’s Song. Johanna’s Song was the Grand Champion Fullblood Doe, and is owned by the Jenkins Family, Gary, Kathy and Garrett of Conoy Acres Farm in Bainbridge, Lancaster County.
he 104th Pennsylvania Farm Show wrapped up today after hosting more than 500,000 visitors over eight days.
Lebanon County Jersey Kash-Up Andreas Envy took Supreme Champion Dairy Cow at the 104th Pennsylvania Farm Show.
Pennsylvania’s rich agricultural heritage took the spotlight Friday on Resource Conservation Day when Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding recognized five Pennsylvania families for their contributions to the commonwealth’s agriculture industry during the 104th Pennsylvania Farm Show.
Today Team Navy claimed victory during the Army v. Navy Cook-Off on the PA Preferred® Culinary Connection Stage at the 104th Pennsylvania Farm Show.
Exhibitors from all over the commonwealth put in countless hours preparing to compete in the pony and horse pulling contests at the 104th Pennsylvania Farm Show. Beaver, Mercer, Fayette, and Westmoreland counties pulled first to the finish line.
Addressing nearly 800 public officials at the Pennsylvania Farm Show today, Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding announced the opening of the last grant program made possible by the 2019 PA Farm Bill. The $1 million Farm Vitality Grant Program aims to enhance the long-term health and vitality of Pennsylvania’s family farms.
Round-and-Round the couples and teams danced as they filled the New Holland Arena competing in the Square Dance Contest Monday, January 6 at the 2020 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg.
The Pennsylvania Farm Show Scholarship Foundation presented 24 college students with scholarships totaling $84,000 on Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at the 104th Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg.
Over 400 market animals from across the Keystone State were sold at the annual junior livestock sale on Tuesday, Jan. 7, at the 2020 Pennsylvania Farm Show.
Kaitlin Bell of Chester County, makes history today as the first person to win Beef Cattle Supreme in both the heifer and the bull categories at the Pennsylvania Farm Show. Kaitlin also had the honor of both the heifer and bull winner today to be bred and owned on her own family farm.
At the 104th PA Farm Show Jr. Swine Show, Alaina Webster of Crawford County took home the honors of Grand Champion Market Swine. Bailey Kasbee of Mercer County competed in the showmanship portion of the show and earned the honor of Grand Champion Showman. He qualifies to compete in the Master Showmanship competition Saturday, January 11.
Farmer Rudolph’s Creamery of Lebanon, Lebanon County, won Best in Show with its cheese, Sir Farmer, during the cheese competition on opening day of the 2020 Farm Show.
Championship winners were announced at the 104th Pennsylvania Farm Show, for Poultry Judging and Poultry Youth Showmanship.
At the 2020 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg today, three wineries were awarded the Governor’s Cup. They are The Vineyard at Hershey of Middletown in Dauphin County; Armstrong Valley Winery of Halifax, also in Dauphin; and Mazza Vineyard of North East in Erie County.