Press Releases

  • 2014 Releases
    1/13/2014
    SOMERSET COUNTY HOLSTEIN HOLDS HEAD HIGH AT 2014 PENNSYLVANIA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Pennwood Troy Kalahari exhibited by Ashley Stoltzfus of Berlin, Somerset County, was named Supreme Champion of the Open Dairy Show on Friday, Jan. 10, at the 2014 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/11/2014
    YORK COUNTY YANNI CROWNED BEST DOE OF SHOW AT THE 2014 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Janice Kessler from Dover, York County, and her Saanen goat, SCH C-Creek WMT Yanni was named Best of Doe Friday, Jan. 10 at the 98th Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/11/2014
    MCKEAN COUNTY WOMAN BAKES INTO FIRST PLACE AT STICKY BUN CONTEST AT 2014 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Pamela McFall, Smethport, McKean County, placed first among 41 competitors with her Chestnut Bacon Stickies at the Sticky Bun Contest on Friday, Jan. 10, at the 98th Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/11/2014
    FRANKLIN COUNTY WOMAN WINS FARM CLASS HORSE PULL AT 2014 PA FARM SHOW IN HARRISBURG
    Harrisburg – Mary Effland of Fort Loudon, Franklin County, pulled her way to the top of the Farm Class Horse Pull podium, on Saturday, Jan. 11 at the 98th PA Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/11/2014
    LYCOMING AND BEDFORD COUNTY EXHIBITORS TAKE HOME MULTIPLE GOAT CHAMPIONS AT 2014 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Tyler Peterson, Tunkhannock, Lycoming County, and Owen Lankey, Everett, Bedford County, took home multiple Champion Boer Goats at the Open Goat Meat Show on Saturday, Jan. 11, at the 98th Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/11/2014
    PENNSYLVANIA FARMS, FARMERS, PRODUCTS CELEBRATED AT 2014 FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Exhibitors and visitors from across the Mid-Atlantic flocked to Pennsylvania’s capital city to experience the largest indoor agricultural event in the United States, the 98th Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/11/2014
    GRAND CANYON FFA CHAPTER LANDSLIDES IN CONSERVATION CONTEST AT THE 2014 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Grand Canyon FFA Chapter from Wellsboro Area High School, Tioga County took home the People’s Choice Award at the Agriculture Conservation Careers and Technology contest on Saturday, Jan. 11 at the 98th Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/11/2014
    SUPREME RAM AND EWE GO TO CRAWFORD AND CHESTER COUNTY EXHIBITORS AT 2014 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – In a long, highly competitive, two day open sheep show champions for Supreme Ram and Ewe were chosen by Judge Travis Hoffman of Colorado on Saturday, Jan. 11 at the 98th Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/10/2014
    CUMBERLAND COUNTY DRAFTS SWEEP COMPETITION AT 2014 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Margaret (Meg) Roles and her drafts swept up on the competition after taking home several blue ribbons during the Draft Horse Pleasure Show on Thursday, Jan. 9, at the 98th Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/10/2014
    WYOMING COUNTY KID CLAIMS THREE TOP MEAT GOAT AWARDS AT 2014 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Tyler Peterson of Tunkannock, Wyoming County, exhibited three top meat goats during the Junior Meat Breeding Goat Show on Thursday, Jan. 9, during the 98th Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/10/2014
    BEE HAPPY, EXTRACT HONEY AT 2014 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Move aside honey – pollination is the new queen bee. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/10/2014
    AGRICULTURE SECRETARY REIGNS SUPREME IN MILKING CONTEST AT 2014 FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Secretary George Greig and his team milked it for all it was worth during the Celebrity Cow Milking Contest on Friday, Jan. 10, at the 98th Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/10/2014
    THREE DAIRY LEADERS INDUCTED INTO PA DAIRY HALL OF FAME AT 2014 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – A progressive dairy producer, extension educator, and industry nutritionist and volunteer comprised the 2014 Class inducted today into the Pennsylvania Dairy Hall of Fame during the 2014 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/10/2014
    ADAMS AND CHESTER COUNTY WOOL SHEEP NAMED SUPREME CHAMPIONS OF 2014 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – The quality of Pennsylvania wool sheep made judging difficult at the 2014 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. After a close competition, Adams and Chester County breeders earned the highest awards out of all the classes. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/10/2014
    EXHIBITORS AND DAIRY COWS WORK TOGETHER FOR PERFECTION AT 2014 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Junior exhibitors went head to head to look their best in the Junior Dairy Showmanship Contest on Friday, Jan. 10 at the 2014 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/10/2014
    ALPACAS HEAD NORTH TO THE 2014 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Cattle, sheep, goats, horses, pigs, poultry, rabbits – these animals usually grab the spotlight throughout the 98th Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/9/2014
    LANCASTER COUNTY MAN CALLS THE SHOTS AT THE 2014 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Patrick K. Morgan of New Holland, Lancaster County was named champion auctioneer at the 36th Pennsylvania Auctioneers Association Bid Calling Contest, held Wednesday, Jan. 8, at the 2014 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/9/2014
    SNYDER COUNTY MAN TAKES HOME TRACTOR PULL TROPHIES FROM PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – On Wednesday, Jan. 8, Jarred Hassinger of Middleburg, Snyder County, hauled his 1956 Oliver Super 77 to the Pennsylvania Farm Show for the Antique Tractor Pull. When he left the Farm Show, he had his tractor, plus two champion trophies. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/9/2014
    LEHIGH’S “PEPPERMINT” REIGNS SUPREME FOR THE SECOND YEAR IN A ROW AT THE 2014 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Peppermint, a Saanen dairy goat exhibited by Andrew Bowman of Slatington, Lehigh County won Best Doe in Show at the Junior Dairy Goat Show on Thursday, Jan. 9 at the 2014 Pennsylvania Farm Show, Harrisburg. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/9/2014
    SAUTÉED PORK SIZZLED PA PREFERRED™ CULINARY CONNECTION AT 2014 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – First Lady of Agriculture, Christine Greig, and Corporate Executive Chef Hilton Harrisburg, John Reis, cooked up delicious medallions of pork with Granny Smith apples and sauerkraut at the PA Preferred Culinary Connection booth on Thursday, Jan. 9, at the 98th Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/9/2014
    CHESTER, CENTRE AND MONTGOMERY COUNTY PITCHERS HOOK FIRST PLACE AT HORSESHOE CONTEST AT 2014 PA FAR
    Harrisburg – Emily Hatrick, West Grove, Chester County, David Young, Howard, Centre County, and David Holliday, Limerock, Montgomery County, won first place in their respective classes at the Horseshoe Tournament on Thursday, Jan. 9, at the 98th Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/9/2014
    EVERYONE’S A WINNER AT FARM SHOW’S EXCEPTIONAL KIDS RODEO
    Harrisburg – To athletes sometimes there are things more important than their sport, and that holds true for the Exceptional Kids Rodeo on Thursday, Jan. 9, at the 98th Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/9/2014
    PA WINES, CELEBRITIES SHOWCASED AT 2014 FARM SHOW STOMP
    Harrisburg – The competition got juicy as ten Pennsylvania celebrities stomped their way to the top during the second annual “Great Grape Stomp” on Thursday, Jan. 9, at the 98th Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/8/2014
    LEGISLATOR FINISHES FIRST DURING CELEBRITY DRAFT HORSE DRIVING CONTEST AT THE 2014 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Pennsylvania celebrities from across the state, steered draft horses through cones and lanes while racing to the finish during the Celebrity Draft Horse Driving Contest, Tuesday, Jan. 6 at the 98th Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/8/2014
    ADAMS CO. TEAM ‘OUTWEAVES’ COMPETITION IN YOUTH FLEECE-TO-SHAWL EVENT AT 2014 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Five teams of youth worked rapidly to create beautiful fleece shawls with the Adams County “Bountiful Bobbins” weaving their way to first place on Wednesday, Jan. 8, at the 98th Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/8/2014
    YORK COUNTY MOTHER AND DAUGHTER TAKE CHOCOLATE GOLD AT THE 2014 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Elizabeth Pakrivka of Seven Valleys, York County received the first place ribbon along with $125 during Mrs. Gibbles Old Fashioned Fudge Contest on Wednesday, Jan. 8 at the 98th Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/8/2014
    METEOROLOGISTS STORM PA PREFERRED™ CHEESEBURGER SHOWDOWN AT THE 2014 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Team abc27, consisting of meteorologists Eric Fickenbinder and Ryan Coyle, won the 2014 PA Preferred ™Best Cheeseburger Showdown on Wednesday, Jan. 8, at the 98th Pennsylvania Farm Show, Harrisburg More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/8/2014
    CENTRE COUNTY MAN BRINGS FAMILY TRACTOR TO THE 2014 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Lee Pressler from Centennial, Centre County, decided to brave the weather and bring his 1929 Hart-Parr 18-36I out of the shed to the Antique Tractor Display on Wednesday, Jan. 8, at the 2014 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/8/2014
    MIDD-WEST FFA SWEEPS FARM SAFETY QUIZ BOWL AT THE 2014 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Midd-West FFA of Middleburg, Snyder County won the won Pennsylvania Farm Safety and Health Quiz Bowl on Wednesday, Jan. 8 at the 98th Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/8/2014
    SENATOR CAPTURES LEGISLATIVE SHOWMANSHIP CONTEST AT 2014 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Sen. John Eichelberger, Blair County, won the Legislative Dairy Showmanship Contest with a four-year-old Brown Swiss named Speckles, Wednesday, Jan. 8 at the 98th Pennsylvania Farm Show More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/8/2014
    CENTURY FARM AWARD HONORS HERITAGE, LONGEVITY OF LANCASTER COUNTY FARM AT 2014 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Howard T. Kirk came to Peach Bottom, Lancaster County, in 1912, with a horse, wagon and the clothes on his back. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/8/2014
    MONTOUR COUNTY TEAM WEAVES WAY TO WIN AT 2014 FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – For the third consecutive year, the Montour County team “Time Warp” wove a winning wrap during 35th Sheep-to-Shawl Competition Wednesday, Jan. 9, at the 98th Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/7/2014
    COLLEGE STUDENTS BENEFIT FROM FARM SHOW SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION AT THE 98TH PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – The Pennsylvania Farm Show Scholarship Foundation presented 25 students with $3,500 scholarships on Tuesday, Jan. 7, at the 2014 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/7/2014
    DANCERS SQUARE OFF AT THE 2014 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – The arena floor was filled with a flourish of colors, patterns, and smiles as dancers of all ages took to 57 squares during the Square Dancing Competition Monday, Jan. 6, at the 2014 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/7/2014
    MINIATURE HORSES FROM ARMSTRONG COUNTY PULL THEIR WEIGHT AT THE 2014 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – The Troup family from Circle T Stables of Armstrong County, win two of three classes during the Miniature Horse Pull on Monday, Jan. 6 at the 98th PA Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/7/2014
    SOMERSET COUNTY PONY TEAM PULLS MORE THAN 3 TONS TO VICTORY AT 2014 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Mike McKinney’s heavyweight pony pulling team pulled 7,650 pounds a distance of 12 feet 11 inches to win the heavyweight Pony Pulling Contest on Tuesday, Jan. 7, at the 98TH Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/7/2014
    AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT CELEBRATES 20 YEARS OF RECYCLING PESTICIDE CONTAINERS
    Harrisburg – A Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture program that collects empty, cleaned plastic pesticide containers from licensed pesticide applicators celebrated 20 years of recycling them today during the 2014 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/7/2014
    JUNIOR LIVESTOCK CHAMPION SALE TOTALS $43,600 AT THE PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Grand and Reserve Champion livestock shown earlier this week were auctioned off during Junior Livestock Sale netting more than $43,000 on Tuesday, Jan. 7, at the 2014 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/7/2014
    YORK COUNTY WOMAN SNAGS SWEET SNICKERDOODLE TITLE AT 2014 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Belinda Myers of Dallastown, York County, took home top honors and $250 in the inaugural Snickerdoodle Competition Tuesday, Jan. 7, at the 98th Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/6/2014
    PENNSYLVANIA YOUTH LIGHT UP THE STAGE AT THE 2014 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Conlan Kerschner, a banjo player of Adamstown, Lancaster County took home the People’s Choice Award during the Talent Show on Sunday, Jan. 5, at the 98th Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/6/2014
    HUNTINGDON COUNTY DRAFTS HITCH TOP HONORS AT 2014 FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Percheron drafts pranced their way to the top during the Draft Horse Hitch competition on Sunday, Jan. 5, at the 98th Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/6/2014
    FIRST LADY SUSAN CORBETT WHIPS UP PA PREFERRED™ BISQUE AT 2014 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Pennsylvania First Lady Susan Corbett took center stage at the PA Preferred™ Culinary Connection on Monday, Jan. 6 at the 98th Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/6/2014
    CRAWFORD, LANCASTER COUNTY CATTLE ARE SUPREME CHAMPIONS OF BEEF SHOW AT 98TH PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Jackson Mattocks, Guys Mills, Crawford County won Supreme Champion Beef Female with DAF Reba Z20 while Mathew Mitchell, Reinholds, Lancaster County, picked up Supreme Champion Bull with LVS Brilliance 1305 on Monday, Jan. 6, at the 2014 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/6/2014
    FFA AWARDS ABOUND AT 2014 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Pennsylvania FFA members were recognized for their dedication to agriculture during the youth organization’s annual convention on Monday, Jan. 6, at the 98th Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/6/2014
    SOMERSET COUNTY WINS GRAND CHAMPION MARKET HOG AT 2014 FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Evan Hillegass, Berlin, Somerset County received top honors on Monday, Jan. 6. at the 98th Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/6/2014
    COW PATTY BINGO PLOPS FUNDS INTO THE PA FARM SHOW SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION
    Harrisburg – The Cow Patty Bingo Fundraiser created quit a splash for the Pennsylvania Farm Show Scholarship Foundation for the second year on Monday, Jan. 6, at the 2014 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/5/2014
    FAYETTE COUNTY DIAMOND SHINES AT THE 2014 PA FARM SHOW MARKET GOAT SHOW
    Harrisburg – Lauren Diamond of Masontown, Fayette County, won Grand Champion Market Goat with Fred, her 108-pound heavyweight goat, Saturday, Jan. 4, at the 98th Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/5/2014
    RODEO COWBOY ROUNDS UP HIS FILLY AT THE 2014 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – It may have been just another rodeo for 19-year-old Cassidy Portman, but for her rodeo wrangler boyfriend Alex Kuhl, this was a day he wanted his best girl to remember. During the first performance of the Pennsylvania High School Rodeo at the Pennsylvania Farm Show on Saturday, Jan. 5, 20-year-old Kuhl proposed. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/5/2014
    YORK COUNTY WOMAN WINS ANGEL FOOD CAKE CONTEST AT 2014 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Connie Shuff of York, York County, won first place and received $500 at the INCREDBIDLE! Egg™ Angel Food Cake Contest on Sunday, Jan. 5, at the 98th Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/5/2014
    UNION COUNTY LAMB WINS GRAND CHAMPION AT 2014 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Brittani Hook from Lewisburg, Union County’s Crossbred 149lb lamb beat out more than 200 other exhibitors for Grand Champion Market Lamb on Sunday, Jan. 5 the 98th Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/5/2014
    CELEBRITIES COMPETE IN NEW RABBIT HOPPING COMPETITION AT THE 98TH PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Leaping lagomorphs impressed their celebrity handlers and spectators during the Celebrity Rabbit Hopping Competition Sunday, Jan. 5, as part of the 2014 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/5/2014
    GARDEN TRACTORS REV THEIR ENGINES AT THE 2014 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Visitors learned that garden tractors aren’t just for cutting grass on Saturday, Jan. 4 during the garden tractor pull at the 98th Pennsylvania Farm Show More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/5/2014
    GRINDSTONE’S GARDNER CLENCHES CHAMPION STEER TITLE AT 98TH PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Scott Gardner of Grindstone, Fayette County took home the Grand Champion Market Steer banner with Baxter, his 1,305-pound middleweight steer, on Sunday, Jan. 5, at the 2014 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/5/2014
    LANCASTER COUNTY ANGUS WINS SUPREME CHAMPION AT 2014 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Gambles Shadoe, an Angus heifer owned by Madison Weaver of Ephrata, Lancaster County, was named Supreme Champion Beef Female of the Junior Breeding Beef Show on Sunday, Jan.5, at the 98th Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/5/2014
    ‘THUMBS’ UP TO YORK COUNTY COOKIES AT 2014 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Mother and daughter Shelly and Elizabeth Pokrivka of York, York County took a bite out of the Thumbprint Cookie Competition Sunday, Jan. 5, at the 98th Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/4/2014
    YORK COUNTY HOLLOWAY GENETICS TAKES SUPREME BRED GILT AT 2014 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – The Supreme Champion Bred Gilt was awarded to a Berkshire, DCHH3 Spike O Lucy 2-9, exhibited by Dave Holloway, Holloway Genetics of Glen Rock, York Co. during the Bred Gilt Show at the 2014 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/4/2014
    CHESTER COUNTY CHOCOLATE RASPBERRY UPSIDE DOWN BROWNIE TAKES TOP PRIZE AT 2014 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Jenny Huffman of Malvern, Chester County, snagged first place with her chocolate raspberry upside down brownies, winning $250, in the PA Preferred™ Chocolate Cookie Brownie Bar Contest at the 98th Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/4/2014
    GOVERNOR CORBETT OPENS 2014 PENNSYLVANIA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Governor Tom Corbett today opened the 98th Pennsylvania Farm Show by welcoming visitors to celebrate the state’s agriculture industry. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/4/2014
    CENTRE COUNTY 5TH GRADER WINS POISON PREVENTION POSTER CONTEST AT 2014 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Penn State Extension Poison Prevention Poster Contest 2013 winners were announced on Saturday, Jan. 4, at the 98th Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/4/2014
    LANCASTER COUNTY WOMAN WINS BLUE RIBBON APPLE PIE CONTEST AT 2014 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Second time winner Dorothy Martin, Conestoga, Lancaster County won the Blue Ribbon Apple Pie Contest on Saturday Jan. 4, at the 98th Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/4/2014
    BUCKS COUNTY BUNNY BOUNCES TO THE TOP FOR THE SECOND YEAR IN YOUTH RABBIT AT 98TH PA FARM
    Harrisburg – Amanda Sautner of Warrington, Bucks County, took home first place for the second time in the Rabbit Youth Showmanship Competition on Saturday, Jan. 4, at the 2014 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/4/2014
    LEBANON COUNTY TURKEY REIGNS SUPREME AT THE 98TH PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – A three-year-old bronze turkey overcame the odds at the Poultry Judging Competition and picked up the Supreme Champion of Show, Saturday, Jan. 4 at the 2014 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/4/2014
    BEDFORD, BRADFORD COUNTY WOMEN SEW TO THE TOP AT 2014 PA FARM SHOW FLAIR
    Harrisburg – Sharon Donahoe of Bedford County took home Best of Show during the Farm Show Fashions with a Flair competition on Saturday, Jan. 4 at the 98th Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/4/2014
    CENTRE COUNTY PERCHERON LEADS THE WAY AT THE 98TH PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Rolling Hills Nature Boy, exhibited by Gerald Allebach of Spring Mills, Centre County, was named the Supreme Champion Draft Horse, Saturday, Jan. 4 at the 2014 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/4/2014
    CHEERS TO PENNSYLVANIA WINERIES IN THE PA GOVERNOR’S CUP AT THE PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Pennsylvania’s finest wines were showcased today at the 2014 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/4/2014
    JUNIATA COUNTY YOUTH WINS PA PREFERRED™ CHOCOLATE CAKE CONTEST AT THE 98TH PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Clancein Donough, a senior at Juanita High School, Port Royal, Juniata County won first place and received $500 at the PA Preferred™ Chocolate Cake Contest on Saturday, Jan. 4 at the 2014 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/4/2014
    TILAPIA AND BACON DISH IS PA PREFERRED™ “CATCH OF THE DAY” AT 2014 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – With 30 minutes to prepare a recipe from a presented set of ingredients, Chef Steve Eckerd and abc27 anchor Valerie Pritchett and reporter Dave Marcheskie won over the PA Preferred™ Culinary Connection Stage judges with their dish on Saturday, Jan. 4, at the 98th Pennsylvania Farm Show, Harrisburg. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/4/2014
    PENNSYLVANIANS COMPETE IN THE FARM SHOW’S YOUTH POULTRY SHOWMANSHIP AT 2014 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Feathers were flying at the Youth Poultry Showmanship Competition as children from across the state vied for top honors Saturday, Jan.4 at the 98th Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/3/2014
    GOV. CORBETT CELEBRATES 60TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE DAIRYMEN’S ASSOC. MILKSHAKE AT THE 98TH FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Governor Tom Corbett today joined the Pennsylvania Dairymen’s Association and Valley Grange #1360 in celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Dairymen’s Association milkshake. More...
  • 2014 Releases
    1/2/2014
    1,000-POUND BUTTER SCULPTURE COMMEMORATES 60 YEARS OF MILKSHAKES UNVEILED AT 2014 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – A sculpture made from nearly 1,000 pounds of butter was unveiled today at the Pennsylvania Farm Show, celebrating the 60th anniversary of the show’s iconic milkshake served by the Pennsylvania Dairymen’s Association. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    12/31/2013
    CHANCE FOR PUBLIC TO WIN VIP PARKING AND CASH BY ENTERING THE FARM SHOW PHOTO CONTEST
    Harrisburg - Visitors to the 2014 Pennsylvania Farm Show can enter their photographs capturing the spirit of this year’s show in the annual photo contest and win prizes. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    12/11/2013
    AGRICULTURE SECRETARY INVITES YOUNG DETECTIVES TO INVESTIGATE FARM SHOW
    Young visitors to the 2014 Pennsylvania Farm Show can become “Farm Show Detectives” at 27 learning stations by investigating the role of bees in food production, measuring their height in horse hands and learning how sap becomes maple syrup. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    12/4/2013
    ANTIQUE TRACTOR AND ENGINE SHOW SET FOR 2014 PENNSYLVANIA FARM SHOW
    Antique farm equipment enthusiasts can enter their vintage iron in the eighth Antique Tractor and Engine Show during the 2014 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    12/3/2013
    PA’S 98TH FARM SHOW OFFERS NEW ATTRACTIONS, TIME-HONORED FAVORITES
    Harrisburg – Agriculture Secretary George Greig invites Pennsylvanians to celebrate agriculture during the 98th Pennsylvania Farm Show, set for Jan. 4-11 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    11/26/2013
    PA PREFERRED™ RECEPTION TO KICK OFF 98TH PA FARM SHOW
    Agriculture Secretary George Greig today invited guests to the PA Preferred™ Reception on Friday, Jan. 3, to enjoy a taste of Pennsylvania and kick off the 98th Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/12/2013
    LEHIGH’S ‘MUFFIN’ MARVELS IN OPEN DAIRY GOAT COMPETITION
    Harrisburg – Muffin, a two-year-old Nubian doe exhibited by Diana Heimbach of Macungie, Lehigh County, was named Best Doe of Show in the Dairy Goat Show on Friday, Jan. 11, at the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/12/2013
    CRAWFORD, BRADFORD COUNTY YOUTH WIN SUPREME CHAMPION HONORS AT JUNIOR BREEDING SHEEP SHOW
    Harrisburg – Crawford and Bradford County youth picked up Supreme Champion honors during the Junior Sheep Show, on Saturday, Jan. 12, at the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/12/2013
    PA FARM SHOW CELEBRATES PA PREFERRED® PRODUCTS, PRIZE ENTRIES
    Harrisburg – People from across the state and the mid-Atlantic converged on the capital city to experience the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show, the largest indoor agricultural event in the United States. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/12/2013
    BOWMAN’S HAUL A BOATLOAD IN FARM HORSE PULLING CONTEST
    Harrisburg – Courtney Bowman of Rockwood, Somerset County won the Farm Class Horse Pulling contest on Saturday, Jan. 12 at the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/12/2013
    CHESTER AND CRAWFORD COUNTY YOUTH TAKE TOP HONORS AT THE OPEN RAM AND EWE SHOW
    Harrisburg – After a rigorous two day open breeding sheep show, champions for the Open Supreme Ram and Ewe Sale were chosen on Saturday, Jan 14 at the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/12/2013
    SCHUYLKILL AND LANCASTER COUNTY BOER GOATS EARN HONORS AT 2013 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Top meat goats from across the state were evaluated during the Open Boer Goat Show on Saturday, Jan. 12, during the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/12/2013
    BIG SPRING FFA MEMBERS WIN “AGRICULTURE CAREER CONNECTIONS” VIDEO CONTEST AT THE 2013 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – The Big Spring FFA Chapter received the most People’s Choice votes on the Agriculture Career Connections contest, besting eleven other FFA chapters from across the state with the video “Therapeutic Riding at Wilson College,” on Saturday, Jan. 12, at the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/11/2013
    PEDAL PULLERS ‘HOOK’ ATTENTION OF SPECTATORS
    Harrisburg – The Waterloo Boys Two-Cylinder Club of Kinzers, Lancaster County, brightened the day of more than 100 children who participated in the children's pedal tractor pull on Wednesday, Jan. 9, at the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/11/2013
    WYOMING COUNTY YOUTH EXHIBITS TOP MEAT GOAT AT PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Ian Hemann of Meshoppen, Wyoming County, exhibited the top meat goat, "Pauline," during the Junior Meat Breeding Goat Show on Thursday, Jan. 10, during the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/11/2013
    SHAVERS CREEK BRINGS ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION TO LIFE AT PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – For 20 years, Penn State’s Shavers Creek Environmental Educational Center has educated Pennsylvania Farm Show visitors about the wonders of nature, from reptiles that creep and crawl to birds that soar over the state’s majestic landscape. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/11/2013
    SLOW-COOKED SOUP WARMS UP THE PA PREFERRED® CULINARY CONNECTION AT 2013 PENNSYLVANIA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Pennsylvania Agriculture Secretary George Greig’s wife, Christine whipped up a creamy vegetable barley soup at the PA Preferred® Culinary Connection on Friday, Jan. 11, at the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/11/2013
    DAIRY HALL OF FAME INDUCTS THREE INDUSTRY LEADERS AT 2013 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Three key dairy industry men were inducted into the Pennsylvania Dairy Hall of Fame during the dairy show at the Pennsylvania Farm Show on Friday, Jan. 13. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/11/2013
    JUNIOR EXHIBITORS PICK UP HONORS IN DAIRY SHOWMANSHIP CONTEST
    Harrisburg – Junior exhibitors went head to head in the Junior Dairy Showmanship Contest on Friday, Jan. 11 at the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/11/2013
    DAUPHIN COUNTY HOLSTEIN REINS SUPREME AT THE 2013 PENNSYLVANIA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Shady-Row Dundee Daphne exhibited by Coy Campbell of Gratz, Dauphin County, claimed Supreme Champion during the Dairy Show on Friday, Jan. 11, at the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/11/2013
    AGRICULTURE SECRETARY BEATS SENATOR IN MILKING CONTEST REMATCH
    Harrisburg – Following last year’s Celebrity Cow Milking competition, Secretary George Greig quipped to Sen. Elder Vogel Jr., “I’m ready for a rematch.” A year later, he got just his wish at the Celebrity Cow Milking Contest on Friday, Jan. 11, at the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/11/2013
    EXCEPTIONAL LANCASTER, UNION COUNTY CHILDREN GRANTED WESTERN WISH AT 2013 PA FARM SHOW
    A shy teen’s dark eyes sparkled, her mouth creasing, opening to reveal a broad smile full of green and red braces as she received a sash, proclaiming her Queen Desiree. Her brother squealed as he put on a straw cowboy hat signed by real rodeo cowboys. He would watch them compete that night at the Frontier Circuit Finals Rodeo at the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/11/2013
    FAMILIES “STICK TOGETHER” TO WIN STICKY BUN CONTEST AT 2013 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Shelley Pokrivka of Seneca Valleys, York County topped 34 entries with her Heavenly Sticky Buns an took the blue ribbon at the Sticky Bun Contest on Friday, Jan. 11 at the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/10/2013
    LEHIGH’S ‘PEPPERMINT’ TAKES COOL WIN IN JUNIOR DAIRY GOAT COMPETITION
    Harrisburg – Peppermint, a two-year-old Saanen doe exhibited by Andrew Bowman of Slatington, Lehigh County, was named Best Doe of Show in the Junior Dairy Goat Show on Thursday, Jan. 10, at the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/10/2013
    MIFFLIN, JUNIATA MEN PITCH WINS AT FARM SHOW HORSESHOE COMPETITION
    Harrisburg – Metallic rings punctuated the atmosphere of deep concentration as horseshoes found their mark during the Horse Shoe Pitching Competition on Thursday, Jan. 10, at the Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/10/2013
    ANTIQUE TRACTORS PULL THEIR WEIGHT AT THE 2013 PENNSYLVANIA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Tractors from around the state competed before a full house in the antique tractor pull, Wednesday, Jan. 9, at the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/10/2013
    BEAVER COUNTY MAN NAMED CHAMPION BID CALLER AT THE 2013 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Matt Hostetter of Beaver Falls, Beaver County, bested 29 other bid callers and was named champion auctioneer at the 34th Pennsylvania Auctioneers Association Bid Calling Contest, held Wednesday, Jan. 9, at the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/10/2013
    GREENCASTLE GENTLE GIANTS GALLIVANT TO TOP IN FARM SHOW DRAFT HORSE PLEASURE
    Harrisburg – Gentle giants exhibited by the Carbaugh family of Greencastle, Franklin County, took home several blue ribbons during the Draft Horse Pleasure Show held on Thursday, Jan. 10, at the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/10/2013
    SPORT OF KINGS GALLOPS TO ITS FIRST APPEARANCE AT THE 2013 PENNSYLVANIA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Polo teams Work to Ride and West Shore Polo Club competed and made the first polo demonstration a success on Thursday, Jan. 12, at the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/10/2013
    PA LIQUOR CONTROL BOARD TO OFFER CONSUMERS PA PREFERRED® WINES IN LOCAL PA WINE & SPIRITS STORES
    Harrisburg – In an effort to support local wineries, the PLCB announced a partnership with the Pennsylvania Winery Association that will allow PA Preferred® wineries to place a limited number of varietals in select PA Wine & Spirits Stores. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/10/2013
    PA CELEBRITIES STOMPED, SQUISHED SMASHED GRAPES TO VICTORY AT PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – There were wooden barrels, grape colored feet, memories of an old “I Love Lucy” re-run, and Elvis’s Hound Dog playing in the background as 10 Pennsylvania celebrities competed in the first “Great Grape Stomp” on Thursday, Jan. 10, at the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/9/2013
    TWENTY TEAMS POWER THROUGH HORSE PULLING CONTEST
    Harrisburg – Jay Kessler of Bradford County and Scott Brown of Westmoreland County won their divisions in the Horse Pulling Contest on Tuesday, Jan. 8 the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/9/2013
    BEDFORD COUNTY WOMAN WINS FIRST-EVER FUDGE CONTEST
    Harrisburg – Marian Fields of Bedford County received the first place rosette along with $125 and gift bag at the first Fudge Contest on Wednesday, Jan. 9 at the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/9/2013
    PA REP MIKE TOBASH WINS CELEBRITY DRAFT HORSE DRIVING CONTEST
    Harrisburg – Elected officials and local celebrities tried their best at driving a draft horse hitch team through an obstacle course Tuesday night Jan. 8, at the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/9/2013
    FARM SHOW CELEBRATES 461 YEARS OF FAMILY FARMING WITH NEW CENTURY, BICENTENNIAL FARMS
    Harrisburg – Agriculture Secretary George Greig recognized three farm families for working their Pennsylvania farms for generations Wednesday during the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/9/2013
    WEATHERMEN COOK UP A STORM AT THE PA PREFERRED® BEST CHEESEBURGER SHOWDOWN
    Harrisburg – Eric Finkenbinder and Ryan Cole Of WHTM-ABC27 aren’t just meteorologists, but master chefs as they served up the winning the PA Preferred® Best Cheeseburger Showdown Wednesday, Jan. 9, at the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/9/2013
    ADAMS COUNTY TEENS WIN FLEECE-TO- SHAWL COMPETITION
    Harrisburg – While other teens were slowly beginning a regular school day, fiber fanatics were unloading looms, prepping patterns and decking out displays, anxiously awaiting the signal to start More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/9/2013
    DUTCHMAN ‘FLIES’ TO FIRST PLACE FINISH IN ARENA CARRIAGE RACE
    Harrisburg – The Flying Dutchman, exhibited by Aaron Sullivan of Lancaster County flew to a first place finish during the Arena Carriage Race held on Wednesday, Jan. 9, at the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/9/2013
    MIFFLINBURG FFA AND CUMBERLAND COUNTY 4-H TOP FARM SAFETY QUIZ BOWL
    Harrisburg – Mifflinburg FFA and Cumberland County Team A won their respective brackets at the Farm Safety Quiz Bowl on Wednesday, Jan. 9, at the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/9/2013
    ‘TIME WARP’ SPINS WINNING WRAP IN FARM SHOW SHEEP-TO-SHAWL COMPETITION
    Harrisburg – At the deft hands of Montour County’s “Time Warp” team, wool from a newly shorn sheep was woven into a winning shawl for the second consecutive year during the 34th Sheep-to-Shawl competition on Wednesday, Jan. 9, at the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/9/2013
    PA SEN. WAUGH NAMED TOP CELEBRITY SHOWMAN
    Harrisburg – State Sen. Mike Waugh of York County won the Celebrity Dairy Showmanship contest on Wednesday, Jan. 9 at the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/8/2013
    FARM SHOW SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION DONATES $1 MILLION TO PA STUDENTS
    Harrisburg – The Pennsylvania Farm Show Scholarship Foundation presented 25 students with $3,500 scholarships marking the 1 millionth dollar in 20 years, on Tuesday, Jan. 8, at the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/8/2013
    MIGHTY MINIS PROVE THEIR PULLING POWERS
    Harrisburg – Miniature horses pulled more than twice their weight in the Mini Horse Pull Contest on Monday, Jan. 7at the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/8/2013
    SOMERSET COUNTY’S PONIES PULL 4.5 TONS IN PONY PULL
    Harrisburg – Mike McKinley of Friedens, Somerset Co. drove his pony team to an impressive win pulling 4.5 tons in the Pony Pulling Contest on Tuesday, Jan. 8 at the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/8/2013
    WESTMORELAND WHIPPERSNAPPER WINS GRAND CHAMPION JUNIOR MARKET SWINE
    Harrisburg – Tee Pecora of Harrison City, Westmoreland County, worked his way to the top before being awarded Grand Champion Junior Market Swine on Monday, Jan. 7 at the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/8/2013
    SALE OF CHAMPIONS WRAPS-UP JUNIOR LIVESTOCK EXHIBITS
    Harrisburg – The annual Sale of Champions kicked off the Junior Livestock Sale with top market animals bringing in $42,400 on Tuesday, Jan. 8, at the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/8/2013
    PERRY COUNTY WOMEN WINS GINGER SNAP CONTEST
    Harrisburg – Marel Rauh of Perry Country whipped her way to the top in the 3rd Annual Gingersnap Cookie Contest on Tuesday, Jan. 8 at the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/7/2013
    BEAUTIFUL BELGIAN ‘BLONDES’ HIGHLIGHT DRAFT HORSE HITCH SHOW
    Harrisburg – Several teams of Belgian Drafts stole the spotlight during the Draft Horse Hitch competition on Sunday, Jan. 6, at the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/7/2013
    FIRST LADY COOKS FIRST FOOD AT 2013 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – An apron, knife and disposable gloves replaced Pennsylvania First Lady Susan Corbett’s usual tools as she took center stage at the PA Preferred® Culinary Connection on Monday, Jan. 7, at the Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/7/2013
    ARMSTRONG, FAYETTE COUNTIES EXHIBIT WINNING BEEF CATTLE
    Harrisburg – Robert Work, Fayette County garnered Supreme Champion Beef honors with Female WLC Lucy 0732 2001. A Supreme Champion Breeding Bull also stood out on top. Bobby Shaw 12Z ET exhibited by Rylee Stockdale, Armstrong County won honors on Monday Jan. 7, 2013 at the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/7/2013
    FARM SHOW FOUNDATION FUNDS FUTURES WITH COW PATTY FUN
    Harrisburg – It’s bingo bovine style and it’s more than just fun and games. For the Pennsylvania Farm Show Scholarship Foundation, it’s about fundraising farming futures at the Cow Patty Bingo held on Monday, Jan. 7, at the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/7/2013
    PA FFA MEMBERS HONORED AT THE 2013 PENNSYLVANIA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Pennsylvania FFA members were honored during the youth agricultural organization’s annual convention at the Pennsylvania Farm Show on Monday, Jan. 7, at the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/7/2013
    MERCER COUNTY YOUNG ARTIST NAMED NATIONAL POSTER CONTEST WINNER
    Harrisburg – With an artistic hand and a vision, seven-year-old Colby Johnson of West Middlesex, Mercer County, won the National Poster Contest for Poison Prevention. He was recognized for his efforts on Sunday, Jan. 6, at the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/7/2013
    FOUR-HOOVED HEROES DEMONSTRATE HOW THEY KEEP PENNSYLVANIANS SAFE AS STATE POLICE
    Pandemonium erupted early Sunday morning at the Pennsylvania Farm Show and Expo Center when a group of rowdy teens and twenty-something’s began demonstrating in the Large Arena, surrounding a police cruiser and presenting a potential public danger. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/6/2013
    LANCASTER YOUTH TAKES TOP BEEF BREEDING HONORS AT PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – An Angus heifer exhibited by Matthew Mitchell of Reinholds, Lancaster County, was named Supreme Champion of the Jr. Beef Breeding Show on Sunday, Jan. 6, during the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/6/2013
    GREENE COUNTY BOY FORCES ‘ECLIPSE’ AT JUNIOR MARKET LAMB SHOW
    Harrisburg – Hayden Demniak of Carmichaels, Greene County, won Grand Champion Market Lamb, on Sunday, Jan. 6, at the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show with his 159-pound wether, “Eclipse.” More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/6/2013
    JUNIATA COUNTY’S OMEN TAKES THE CAKE IN THE ANGEL FOOD CAKE CONTEST
    Harrisburg – Lucinda Donough of Port Royal, Juniata County, won the Angel Food Cake Contest with her “Angel Food Deluxe” garnered with roses and strawberries at the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/6/2013
    BERKOSKI ‘THUMBS’ HER WAY TO THE TOP IN THUMBPRINT COOKIE CONTEST
    Harrisburg – Debra Martin Berkoski of Conestoga, Lancaster County. won the Thumbprint Cookie Contest with her Cherry Thumbprint Cookies at the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show on Sunday, Jan. 6. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/6/2013
    FAYETTE COUNTY EXHIBITOR EARNS TOP BANNER WITH CROSSBRED STEER
    Harrisburg – Samantha Fabian of Acme, Fayette County took home Grand Champion Market Steer honors with her 1,330-pound light heavyweight crossbred steer, Beau, on Sunday, Jan. 6 at the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/6/2013
    PENNSYLVANIA’S GOT TALENT AT THE 2013 FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – The Zepp Family Band from Lehigh County won first place in the Vocal Group Senior Division playing the violin, bass, guitar and mandolin on Sunday, Jan. 6, at the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/6/2013
    GARDEN TRACTOR PULL IS A FAMILY AFFAIR AT THE 2013 PENNSYLVANIA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Tractors from across the mid-Atlantic competed in the garden tractor pull on Saturday, Jan. 5, at the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/5/2013
    GOVERNOR CORBETT OPENS 2013 PENNSYLVANIA FARM SHOW
    Governor Tom Corbett today opened the 97th Pennsylvania Farm Show by welcoming visitors to celebrate the state’s agriculture industry. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/5/2013
    LEHIGH COUNTY’S BAKER EARNS BLUE RIBBON IN FARM SHOW APPLE PIE CONTEST
    Harrisburg – Lorrie Rauch of New Tripoli, Lehigh County, won first place with her Peachy Apple Pie in the Blue Ribbon Apple Pie contest on Saturday at the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/5/2013
    JUBILATE ‘JUICY’ JUMPS TO SUPREME DRAFT CHAMPIONSHIP
    Harrisburg – Timothy Ruth of New Oxford, Adams County, made the draft horse halter show a little more ‘juicy’ after taking home the Supreme Champion title on Friday, Jan. 4, at the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/5/2013
    KARAMOOR’S MONTGOMERY COUNTY WINE HAS ITS ‘MERITS’ WITH BEST OF SHOW
    Harrisburg – Judges celebrated top PA wines from across the state at the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show Commercial Wine Competition. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/5/2013
    PARLETT’S PIG REIGNS SUPREME AT PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – For the third year in a row, the Supreme Champion Swine at the 97th Pennsylvania Farm Show was awarded to a Berkshire, JTP2 Gold Miss 1-9, exhibited by James Parlett Jr. of Airville, York County. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/5/2013
    PA PRODUCTS TAKE PREFERENCE AT 2013 BATTLE OF THE ‘BURG
    Harrisburg – This year’s Farm Show theme, ‘Made in Pa. It makes a difference,’ took the center of the PA Preferred Culinary Connection Stage during the 3rd Annual Battle of the ‘Burg held on Saturday, Jan. 5, at the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show held in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/5/2013
    LANCASTER COUNTY BAKER’S BARS NAMED PA FARM SHOW WINNER
    Harrisburg – Miranda Getz of Lititz, Lancaster County, won the PA Preferred® Cookie/Brownie/Bar Contest at the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/5/2013
    BUCKS COUNTY’S PA PREFERRED® CHOCOLATE CAKE WINS WITH A SALTY PRETZEL CRUNCH
    Harrisburg – Kelley Madey from Bucks County won the PA Preferred® Chocolate Cake Contest and received $500 on Saturday, Jan. 5, at the 2013 Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/5/2013
    CHESTER COUNTY TAKES TOP PRIZE IN YOUTH POULTRY SHOWMANSHIP
    Harrisburg – Kurtis Miller won the senior division of the Youth Poultry Showmanship Contest on Saturday, Jan. 5, at the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/5/2013
    BUCKS COUNTY HOPS TO THE TOP AT RABBIT SHOWMANSHIP CONTEST
    Harrisburg – Amanda Sautner of Warrington, Bucks County, earned first place in the Rabbit Youth Showmanship Competition on Saturday, Jan. 5, at the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/5/2013
    HANNAH’S HEN NAMED PA FARM SHOW ‘BEST OF SHOW’
    Harrisburg – A White Leghorn Cockerel Bantam exhibited by Hannah Boltz of Grantville, Dauphin County, was named Supreme Champion Poultry on Saturday, Jan. 5, at the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/5/2013
    BEDFORD COUNTY WOMAN WINS FARM SHOW FASHIONS WITH A FLAIR
    Harrisburg – Sharon Dunahoe of Bedford County won Best of Show in the Open Class of the Farm Show Fashions with a Flair competition on Saturday, Jan. 5 2013 at the 97th Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/5/2013
    FAYETTE COUNTY EXHIBITORS EARN TOP BANNERS IN PA FARM SHOW JUNIOR MARKET GOAT SHOW
    Harrisburg – Jake Ritenour of Acme, Fayette County, took Grand Champion Market Goat honors with his 91-pound light heavyweight boer goat, Monster, on Saturday, Jan. 5, at the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/3/2013
    1,000-POUND BUTTER SCULPTURE SHOWCASING LOCAL AGRICULTURE PRODUCTS
    A sculpture made from nearly 1,000 pounds of butter was unveiled More...
  • 2013 Releases
    1/2/2013
    FARM SHOW PHOTO CONTEST GIVES PUBLIC CHANCE FOR CASH, VIP PARKING
    Visitors to the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show can enter their photographs capturing the spirit of this year’s show in the annual photo contest and win prizes. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    12/12/2012
    AGRICULTURE SECRETARY INVITES YOUNG DETECTIVES TO INVESTIGATE FARM SHOW
    Young visitors to the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show can become “Farm Show Detectives” at 28 learning stations and investigate the role of bees in food production, measure their height in horse hands and learn how sap becomes maple syrup. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/14/2012
    'S'MORE STICKIES' TOP ENTRY AT THE STICKY BUN CONTEST AT 2012 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg- Madison Foor, 15 of Everette, Bedford County took home the first place ribbon along with $500 in the third annual Sticky Bun Contest on Friday, Jan. 13 at the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/14/2012
    JUNIOR EXHIBITORS DISPLAY VARIETY IN THE JUNIOR SHEEP SHOW AT THE 2012 PENNSYLVANIA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg - 4-H and FFA members exhibited more than 100 sheep at the Junior Sheep Show during the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show, Jan. 14, 2011. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/14/2012
    "CHOCALIT CUPCAKE" TAKES THE CAKE AT 2012 PENNSYLVANIA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg - Open Dairy Goat entries made their way into the show ring on Friday Jan. 13 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show. Judge Robin Saum from Lancaster, Ohio commended exhibitors on the quality of the animals and the depth of the show. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/14/2012
    MOSCOW MAN WINS FARM TEAM DRAFT PULL
    Harrisburg - Rick Scott, of Moscow, Lackawanna County, took home top honors in the 2nd Annual Farm Team Draft Pull held on Saturday, Jan. 14, at the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/14/2012
    BOER GOATS EARN HONORS AT PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg - Top meat goats from across the state were evaluated during the Open Boer Goat Show on Saturday, Jan. 14, during the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/14/2012
    SUFFOLK, SOUTHDOWN TAKE TOP HONORS AS TWO DAY BREEDING SHEEP SHOW ENDS
    Harrisburg - The two-day open breeding sheep show at the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show ended on Saturday, Jan. 14, with the selection of the Open Supreme Ram and Ewe. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/14/2012
    BIG SPRING FFA MEMBERS WIN "TODAY'S AGRICULTURE" VIDEO CONTEST AT 2012 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg - Big Spring FFA Chapter received the most People's Choice votes of the Today's Agriculture Video contest, besting eleven other FFA chapters from across the state with their video of the Creekside Dairy. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/14/2012
    RECORD ATTENDANCE AS 2012 PA FARM SHOW COMES TO A CLOSE
    Harrisburg - With record crowds, more than 10,000 competitive exhibits, 6,000 animals and 300 commercial exhibitors, the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show celebrated agriculture from farm gate to dinner plate. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/13/2012
    DEMONSTRATION PULLS AUDIENCE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT DRAFTS
    Harrisburg - The 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show Hitch and Drive demonstration attracted spectators of all ages to catch a better glimpse of the happenings inside the draft horse industry. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/13/2012
    "WORLD CLASS" JEFFERSON COUNTY GOAT NAMED FARM SHOW CHAMPION
    Harrisburg - Cody Steele from Brockway, Jefferson County, exhibited the Grand Champion Overall Junior Meat Goat on Thursday, Jan. 12, during the 96th Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/13/2012
    EQUINE TALENTS SHOWCASED AT PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg - The Equine Showcase drew in horses of all shapes, sizes, and specialties on Thursday, Jan. 12, during the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/13/2012
    DAKOTA DOES IT AGAIN AT THE PA FARM SHOW DAIRY SHOW
    Harrisburg - JB-SG Aspen Dakota exhibited by Dale and Deanna Bendig of Gettysburg, Adams County and Creedin Cornman of Mechanicsburg, Cumberland County, reigned supreme for the second year in a row during the Dairy Show on Friday, Jan. 13, at the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/13/2012
    TRACTORS DO-SE-DO AT 2012 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg - Square dancers from across the state put on their dancing shoes for an exhibition in the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex Large Arena on Friday, but their shoes were tires and they were on foot - they were on tractors. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/13/2012
    CELEBRITY COW MILKING SHOWDOWN SIMMERS DOWN TO BATTLE OF THE WESTERN PA DAIRY FARMERS
    Harrisburg - It was a hotly contested battle, but when the final drop of milk was poured, it was Senator Elder Vogel Jr.'s (R-Butler/Lawrence) team that won bragging rights in the Celebrity Cow Milking Contest on Friday, Jan. 13, at the Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/12/2012
    SOLD! LANCASTER COUNTY MAN NAMED CHAMPION BID CALLER AT 2012 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg - Jonathon Hummer, of Manheim, Lancaster County, bested 29 other bid callers and was named champion auctioneer at the 33rd Pennsylvania Auctioneers Association Bid Calling Contest, held Wednesday, Jan. 11, at the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/12/2012
    GOLDENBROOKE'S GOAT GETS GOLD AT PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg - John Bush of Lykens, Dauphin County, and goat Goldenbrooke WRAD Renee, bested 58 does in the Junior Dairy Goat Show on Thursday, Jan. 12, at the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/12/2012
    YOUNGSTERS HUSTLE AND BUSTLE DOWN THE TRACK AT THE 2012 CHILDREN'S PEDAL TRACTOR PULL
    Harrisburg - The Waterloo Boys Two-Cylinder Club made it a whole group effort to organize and manage a children's pedal tractor pull on Wednesday, Jan. 11, at the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/12/2012
    IRON SHOE THROWERS HOOK SPECTATORS AT THE 2012 PENNSYLVANIA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg - Horseshoe pitchers from around the state came together on Thursday, Jan. 12, at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/12/2012
    ROCKY RIDGE RACKS UP WINS AT FARM SHOW PLEASURE SHOW
    Harrisburg - Rocky Ridge Farms of Greencastle, Franklin County, shook up the competition on Thursday, Jan. 12, during the Draft Horse Pleasure Show held during the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/12/2012
    EXCEPTIONAL RODEO ALLOWS SPECIAL NEEDS YOUTH TO 'RIDE LIKE A COWBOY' AT 2012 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg - More than 100 special needs children and adults got a chance to be cowboys and cowgirls for a day during the fourth annual Exceptional Kids Rodeo on Thursday, Jan. 12, at the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/12/2012
    ANTIQUE TRACTOR PULL IS A FAMILY AFFAIR AT THE 2012 PENNSYLVANIA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg - Tractors from around the state competed in the antique tractor pull, on Wednesday, Jan. 11, at the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/12/2012
    FRANKLIN COUNTY GIRL FLIES TO FIRST DURING FARM SHOW FLAG RACE
    Harrisburg - Heidi Coy of Chambersburg, Franklin County, tore up some serious turf and times during the Flag Race event held on Wednesday, Jan. 11, during the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/12/2012
    FUTURE MARINE WRESTLES STEERS FOR THE LAST TIME AT FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg - Caleb Martin is someone who could be called a traditional cowboy. He's got the boots, the hat, the spurs, and the horse. As most cowboys have a Carhartt jacket with their name embroidered on the chest, Martin sports a jacket of a different kind. He's got a track jacket with the letters U.S.M.C. embroidered on the back. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/11/2012
    TIGHT TURNS AND PRECISION HORSEMANSHIP RAISE FUNDS FOR THE FARM SHOW FOUNDATION
    Harrisburg - Officials and local celebrities took the reins at the Draft Horse Hitch Contest at the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show on Tuesday, Jan.9, to raise funds for the Farm Show Foundation. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/11/2012
    TEAM HOSS'S SPICY CREATION SIZZLES DURING FARM SHOW'S PA PREFERREDTM BEST BURGER SHOWDOWN
    Harrisburg - "The Professionals," Hoss's Steak and Sea House representatives Todd Hill and Rob Billet, created the winning, mouth-watering burger during the PA PreferredTM Best Burger Showdown on Wednesday, Jan. 11, at the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/11/2012
    TWENTY-SIX TEAMS ON DISPLAY AT HORSE PULLING CONTEST AT THE 2012 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg - Teams from all over Pennsylvania competed in the horse pulling contest on Tuesday evening at the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show. There were 14 teams competing in the lightweight division, weighing 3,325 pounds or under and 12 teams in the heavyweight division, weighing over 3,325 pounds. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/11/2012
    DARING DRAFT DRIVERS SHOW OFF DURING PA FARM SHOW HITCH DEMO
    Harrisburg - Pennsylvania Farm Show spectators got an extra large dose of draft horse knowledge during the Hitch and Drive Draft Horse Demo, held Wednesday, Jan. 11. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/11/2012
    ­­­­­­­­­TOBASH BASHES COMPETITION DURING FARM SHOW CELEBRITY DAIRY SHOWMANSHIP CONTEST
    Harrisburg - Representative Mike Tobash (R-Schuylkill/Berks) led a heifer owned by Jesse Kline, Chambersburg, Franklin Co., and earned bragging rights for the year among his fellow legislators at the Celebrity Dairy Showmanship Contest Wednesday, Jan. 11, at the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/11/2012
    FOUR CENTURY FARM FAMILIES HONORED AT FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg - Agriculture Secretary George Greig celebrated more than 450 combined years of family farming across the commonwealth on Wednesday, Jan. 11, at the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/11/2012
    4-H AND FFA TEAMS GET SERIOUS ABOUT SAFETY AT PENNSYLVANIA FARM SHOW
    HARRISBURG - 4-H and FFA students from throughout the commonwealth displayed a wealth of knowledge during the Pennsylvania State University Farm Safety and Health Quiz Bowl, held during the 2012 Farm Show on Wednesday, Jan. 11. Eight teams of 4-H and FFA members competed in the event. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/11/2012
    TREADLING LAMBS AND A RAM WEAVE THEIR WAY TO THE TOP
    Harrisburg - Early Wednesday morning fleece-to-shawl teams began the strenuous process of setting up their displays, spinning wheels and looms. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/11/2012
    TIME WARP LEAPS A YEAR TO REGAIN FIRST PRIZE IN PA FARM SHOW SHEEP-TO-SHAWL COMPETITION
    Harrisburg - With the swift buzz of clippers over sheep wool, the Sheep-to-Shawl competition came to life at the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show on Wednesday, Jan. 11 More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/10/2012
    SQUARE DANCERS SWING ‘ROUND AND `ROUND THE PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – The arena floor was filled with a flourish of colors and patterns as dancers, young and old, took to 58 squares during the Square Dancing Competition Monday, Jan. 9, at the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/10/2012
    INDIANA COUNTY MAN’S PONIES PULL TO WIN AT PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Tim Juart’s team of ponies pulled more than four tons of weight to win the heavyweight class in the Pony Pull competition at the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/10/2012
    ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION SNATCHES CROWD’S ATTENTION AT PENNSYLVANIA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Environmental awareness and sustainability have been the talk of the town over the past few years, but Pennsylvania Farm Show spectators have a chance to see it all, up close and personal, at the Shaver’s Creek Environment Center display at the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/10/2012
    PA FARM SHOW SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS $91,000 TO 26 STUDENTS
    Harrisburg – The Pennsylvania Farm Show Scholarship Foundation presented 26 students with $3,500 scholarships on Tuesday, Jan. 10, at the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/10/2012
    MINI’S MARVEL CROWD AT PONY PULLS
    Harrisburg – Crowds cheered on the 12 teams of mighty Mini Ponies on Monday, Jan. 9, during the Mini Pony Pulling contest held at the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/10/2012
    SALE OF CHAMPIONS ROUNDS OUT JUNIOR LIVESTOCK EXHIBITS
    Harrisburg – The Sale of Champions kicked off the Junior Livestock Sale Tuesday, Jan. 10, at the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show, with grand and reserve champion lambs, pigs, steers and goats sold to the highest bidders, bringing $35,200. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/10/2012
    INAUGURAL SKID LOADER SHOWDOWN ‘STEERS’ PA FARM SHOW CROWD TO SAFETY, EDUCATION
    Harrisburg – The hum of engines and strange song of back-up alarms resounded throughout the Equine Arena at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center, attracting nearly 200 participants interested in the chance to play in the dirt – not with toys, but skidloaders. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/10/2012
    GOLDEN BARREL RECIPE TOPS GINGERSNAP COOKIE ENTRIES DURING 2012 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Kathy Francis of Westchester, Chester County, baked her way to the top in the second annual Gingersnap Cookie Contest Tuesday, Jan. 10, at the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/9/2012
    FARM SHOW MUSICAL SHOWDOWN MAKES A HUGE HIT
    Harrisburg – The third annual “Farm Show’s Got Talent” brought in nearly 40 musically inclined competitors on Sunday, Jan. 8, at the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/9/2012
    FARM SHOW’S PA MARKETPLACE OFFERS UNIQUE OPPORTUNITIES TO LOCAL COMPANIES
    Harrisburg – From mustard and pretzels to cheese and pickles, Farm Show visitors can work their way through busy aisles to sample a taste of Pennsylvania at the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/9/2012
    DEDICATED VOLUNTEER GIVES FAMILY LIVING EXTREME HOME MAKEOVER
    Harrisburg- Past the butter sculpture and far from the Food Court lie colorful hand-stitched quilts, sweet jarred jams and other creative projects crafted by talented exhibitors in the Family Living Department of the Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/9/2012
    PA FFA MEMBERS HONORED DURING PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Pennsylvania FFA members were honored during the youth agricultural organization’s annual convention at the Pennsylvania Farm Show. The Keystone Degree was bestowed upon 282 FFA members, the highest honor they can earn at the state level. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/9/2012
    HORSE POWER PULLS AUDIENCE TO LOGGING DEMONSTRATION
    Harrisburg – Gone are the days of equine transportation; the horse long since replaced by the automobile. For Steve and Liz Harris of Wyoming County, real horse power is what they’re all about. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/9/2012
    EDGAR’S GOT JUST ENUFF TO BE TWO-TIME CHAMP
    Harrisburg – For two years running, Jamie Brozeman, Nazareth, Northampton County has exhibited the Supreme Champion Bull at the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show. Just Enuff New Edition Edgar, a junior yearling Angus bull received the honors Monday, Jan. 9. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/9/2012
    WIVELL’S WONDERFUL SWINE WINS 2012 FARM SHOW TITLE
    Harrisburg – Austin Wivell of Smock, Fayette County, won Grand Champion Junior Market Swine on Monday, Jan. 9, at the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. Wivell topped a record-breaking 401 entries with his 266-pound Crossbred gilt. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/8/2012
    PENNSYLVANIA YOUTH EXHIBIT ‘TOP NOTCH’ BREEDING STOCK
    Harrisburg – Pennsylvania’s 4-H and FFA youth paraded their prized beef heifers to great success on Sunday, Jan. 8, at the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/8/2012
    FAYETTE’S DIAMOND MAKES THE CUT IN FINAL DRIVE
    Harrisburg – Jacob Diamond, a 19-year-old from Smithfield, Fayette County, exhibited the Grand Champion Market Goat in his final year eligible for the Junior Show on Saturday, Jan. 7, during the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/8/2012
    GREENE COUNTY BOY WINS BIG WITH MARKET LAMB AT PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Hayden Demniak, 11, of Carmichaels, Greene County, was awarded the top spot in the Market Lamb Show at the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/8/2012
    ‘INCREDIBLE’ TALENT SHOWN IN THE ANGEL FOOD CAKE CONTEST AT THE 2012 PENNSYLVANIA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Lehigh County’s Catharine Ache baked her way to the top of the Incredible Angel Food Cake Contest during the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show with her raspberry themed confection. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/8/2012
    PA FARM SHOW STEER COMPETITION TIPS HAT TO FRANKLIN COUNTY GIRL
    Harrisburg – Lindsay Upperman of Chambersburg, Franklin County, took Grand Champion Market Steer honors with her 1,315-pound light heavyweight crossbred steer, Stetson, on Sunday, Jan. 8, at the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/8/2012
    BIG-NAME DRAFT BREEDERS BATTLE FOR BEST HITCHES
    Harrisburg – Well-known breeders Ken and Karen Sandoe of Sunny Hill Farm, Lebanon Co., and Gerald and Melissa Allebach of Windermere Farms, Centre Co., shook up a little more than the ground beneath their draft horses’ hooves during the Draft Horse Hitch competition on Sunday, Jan. 8, during the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/8/2012
    MARTIN GETS ‘THUMBS’ UP AT INAUGURAL COOKIE CONTEST AT 2012 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Charles Martin of Conestoga, Lancaster County, was named winner of the inaugural Thumbprint Cookie Contest at the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show on Saturday, Jan. 8. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/7/2012
    GOVERNOR CORBETT OPENS 2012 FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Governor Tom Corbett today kicked off the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show by welcoming visitors to celebrate the state's agriculture industry. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/7/2012
    WINDERMERES MARKIE MAID MAKES WAY TO SUPREME CHAMPION DRAFT HORSE TITLE
    Harrisburg – Windermere Farm of Spring Mills, Centre County, took home the Supreme Champion draft horse title for the second consecutive year Friday, Jan. 6, during the Draft Horse Breed Show at the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/7/2012
    PARLETT PULLS OFF ‘PRIZED PORKER’ FOR SECOND YEAR
    Harrisburg – The Supreme Champion swine at the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show was the winning Yorkshire, JTPS1 Flair 1-9, exhibited by James Parlett of Airville, York County. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/7/2012
    BOYS ‘GROW’ ON THE JUDGES IN MUSHROOM-THEMED BATTLE OF THE ‘BURG COOK-OFF
    Harrisburg – Harrisburg chefs and local TV and radio personalities chopped, sliced, diced, and sizzled their way through creating a mushroom-themed dish to present to judges in the Battle of the ‘Burg Cook Off on the PA Preferred™ Culinary Connection Stage on Saturday, Jan. 8, at the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/7/2012
    GRANTVILLE GIRL GRABS ULTIMATE TITLE AT POULTRY SHOW
    Harrisburg – Hannah Boltz of Grantville, Dauphin County, grabbed the ultimate title of Supreme Champion during the Poultry Show on Saturday, Jan. 7, during the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/7/2012
    BECKY AND HER BUNNY HOP TO TOP OF SHOWMANSHIP CONTEST
    Harrisburg – Veteran rabbit showman Becky Forney of Irwin, Westmoreland County, earned the top spot in the Senior Division of Rabbit Showmanship on Saturday, Jan. 7, at the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/7/2012
    JEFFERSON COUNTY MAN EARNS SWEET PRIZE IN 2012 HERSHEY’S® COCOA CLASSIC CONTEST
    Harrisburg – Michael Zaffuto, the Sykesville Ag and Youth Fair finalist, was the first man ever to best entries from across the state in the Hershey’s® Cocoa Classic Cookie, Brownie or Bar Contest held Saturday, Jan. 7, at the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/7/2012
    YOUTH CONTESTANTS FLOCK TO POULTRY SHOWMANSHIP AT 2012 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Twenty-five youth contestants participated in the Poultry Showmanship contest at the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show on Saturday, Jan. 7, in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/7/2012
    LANCASTER COUNTY WOMAN’S SENSATIONAL CAKE A HIT AT PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Jayne Wenger of Elizabethtown, Lancaster County, won the Hershey’s® Cocoa Classic Cake Contest Saturday, Jan. 7, at the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/7/2012
    BERKS BAKER AWARDED BLUE RIBBON AT FARM SHOW APPLE PIE CONTEST
    Harrisburg – Amanda Kurtz, a 21-year-old Berks County woman, baked her way to the top of the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show’s Blue Ribbon Apple Pie contest with her recipe for Creamy Apple Pie on Saturday, Jan.7. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/7/2012
    SEVEN MOUNTAINS WINERY RECEIVES “JUST DESSERTS” IN WINE COMPETITION
    Harrisburg – Centre County and Lancaster County wineries received Best of Show honors in the wine competition on Saturday, Jan. 7, at the 96th Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/7/2012
    BEDFORD COUNTY WOMAN TAILORS TOP FASHION WITH FLAIR
    Harrisburg – Bedford County seamstress Sharon Donahoe won Best of Show in the open class of the Fashions with a Flair competition on Saturday, Jan. 7 at the 96th Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/5/2012
    1,000-POUND BUTTER SCULPTURE UNVEILED AT 2012 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – A sculpture crafted from nearly 1,000 pounds of butter was unveiled today as the centerpiece of the 96th Pennsylvania Farm Show, which opens Saturday, Jan. 7. More...
  • 2012 Releases
    1/3/2012
    FARM SHOW VISITORS ENCOURAGED TO ENTER PHOTO CONTEST
    Harrisburg – Visitors to the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show are invited to enter photographs that capture the spirit of the event in the show's annual photo contest. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    12/23/2011
    PA FARM SHOW TO FEATURE CELEBRITY CHEFS, PA PREFERRED™ INGREDIENTS
    Harrisburg – An all-star lineup of chefs, local celebrities and commodity producers will entertain, prepare and create dishes from Pennsylvania-sourced products at the PA Preferred™ Culinary Connection during the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    12/21/2011
    INTERACTIVE MAP, FREE APP TO HELP VISITORS NAVIGATE 2012 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – New, interactive online tools can help visitors to the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show navigate the show's more than 24 acres and nearly 250 events and activities. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    12/13/2011
    AGRICULTURE SECRETARY INVITES YOUNG DETECTIVES TO INVESTIGATE FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Young visitors to the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show can become "Farm Show Detectives" and visit learning stations to investigate where milk comes from, measure their height in horse hands and explore the important connection between bees and the food supply. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    12/12/2011
    AGRICULTURE SECRETARY INVITES YOUNG DETECTIVES TO INVESTIGATE FARM SHOW
    Young visitors to the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show can become “Farm Show Detectives” at 22 learning stations and investigate where milk comes from, measure their height in horse hands and learn the important connection between bees and the food supply. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    12/6/2011
    PA’S MUSICAL YOUTH CAN TAKE CENTER STAGE AT FARM SHOW’S GOT TALENT CONTEST
    Pennsylvania youth are encouraged to show off their musical talents Sunday, Jan. 9, during the 96th Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    12/6/2011
    PA’S 96TH FARM SHOW TO OFFER NEW ATTRACTIONS, TIME-HONORED FAVORITES
    Agriculture Secretary George Greig invites Pennsylvanians to celebrate agriculture – from farm gate to dinner plate – during the 96th Pennsylvania Farm Show, set for Jan. 7-14 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    11/22/2011
    PA PREFERRED™ RECEPTION TO KICK OFF 96TH PA FARM SHOW
    Agriculture Secretary George Greig today invited Pennsylvania Farm Show enthusiasts and exhibitors to the PA Preferred™ Reception from 5:30 – 8 p.m., on Thursday, Jan. 5, at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/15/2011
    2011 PENNSYLVANIA FARM SHOW COMES TO A CLOSE
    Harrisburg – Exhibitors at the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show showed visitors how the state’s agricultural industry is “Keeping Pennsylvania Growing.” The eight-day show wrapped up on Saturday, Jan. 15, in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/15/2011
    SOMERSET WOMAN WINS INAUGURAL FARM CLASS HORSE PULLING AT THE 2011 PA FARM SHOW
    HARRISBURG – Courtney Bowman of Somerset, Somerset County, won the first-ever Farm Class Horse Pulling class on Jan. 15, at the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/15/2011
    BOER GOATS MAKE QUALITY SHOW AT 2011 PA FARM SHOW
    HARRISBURG – 180 Boer goats were shown in the Open Boer Goat Show on Saturday, Jan. 15, at the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/15/2011
    SOUTHDOWN FROM NORTHWEST TAKES TOP HONORS AT 2011 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – The two-day open sheep show at the 2011 PA Farm Show ended on Saturday, Jan. 15, with the selection of the Open Supreme Sheep. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/15/2011
    NORTHERN LEBANON FFA WINS THE ‘KEEPING PA GROWING’ FARM SHOW EXHIBIT COMPETITION
    Harrisburg – The Northern Lebanon FFA Chapter won Best of Show of the “Keeping PA Growing: Open for Business” exhibit competition, besting seven other FFA chapters from across the state with their Bell and Evans/ Farmer’s Pride display at the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/15/2011
    JUNIOR SHEPHERDS DISPLAY LAMB SHOWING CHOPS, SHOW FEATURES SHEEP OF ALL COLORS
    Harrisburg – Fifty 4-H and FFA members exhibited 123 sheep at the Junior Sheep Show at the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show, Jan. 15, 2011. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/14/2011
    FARM SHOW PRESENTATION FOCUSES ON AMERICAN CHESTNUT TREE RECOVERY
    Harrisburg – Pennsylvania Chestnut Tree Foundation member Alex Day of Bellefonte, Centre County, educated attendees of the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show about efforts to re-establish the American Chestnut tree during a presentation on Friday, Jan. 14. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/14/2011
    REDDING’S MILK SHAKERS ‘MILK OUT’ THE COMPETITION AT THE 2011 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding and his “Milk Shakers” team of Senator Lloyd Smucker, Representative Sue Helm, WGAL Reporter Matt Barcaro and Pennsylvania Dairy Princess Marissa Weidensaul, took an easy victory in the Celebrity Cow Milking Contest, held Friday, Jan. 14, at the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/14/2011
    HOLSTEIN OWNED BY CUMBERLAND COUNTY MAN, ADAMS COUNTY WOMAN WINS SUPREME AT THE 2011 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – JB-SG Aspen Dakota-ET, a Senior-Three-Year Old Holstein cow owned by Creedin Cornman of Boiling Springs, Cumberland County and Deanna Bendig of Gettysburg, Adams County, won Supreme Champion at the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show on Friday, Jan. 14. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/14/2011
    SABRINA BEWITCHES THE JUDGE IN OPEN DAIRY GOAT SHOW AT 2011 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Saanen doe, GCH Tradewinds RL Sabrina was named Best Doe in Show on Friday, Jan. 14, at the 2011 PA Farm Show in Harrisburg. Sabrina was exhibited by Todd Biddle of Elizabethtown, Lancaster County. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/14/2011
    PERRY COUNTY BAKER ‘RAUBS’ THE COMPETITION IN THE STICKY BUN CONTEST AT 2011 PENNSYLVANIA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Marel Raub of Duncannon, Perry County took home the blue ribbon and $500 from among 37 entries for her Pecan Sticky Buns on Friday, Jan. 14, at the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/14/2011
    PA EQUINE SHOWCASE LEAVES CROWD CHEERING AT 2011 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Several disciplines and breeds of horses entertained a large cheering crowd on Friday, Jan. 14, at the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg, as part of the Equine Showcase. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/14/2011
    ‘WISH’ COMES TRUE FOR LANCASTER COUNTIAN DURING DRAFT HORSE SHOW AT 2011 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Christmas Wish Farm from Lancaster County took home the blue ribbon in the Ladies Cart Draft Horse class on Thursday, Jan. 13, at the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/14/2011
    GRAND CHAMPION JUNIOR MEAT GOAT IS ‘ACE IN THE HOLE’ AT 2011 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Champion Purebred/Full Blood Boer Doe, Ronsal Ace in the Hole, exhibited by Brett Peterson, was named Grand Champion Junior Meat Breeding goat on Thursday, Jan. 13, at the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/14/2011
    PULLERS FIRED UP CROWD, ARENA FILLED WITH ‘HORSEPOWER’ DURING 2011 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – The throaty chuff of big two-cylinder John Deeres and the smooth rumble of four-cylinder tractors filled the Equine Arena at the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show. When a tractor hooked up to a pulling sled and roared down the track, the crowd went wild. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/14/2011
    “ALLETRACTORS RIGHT” AT THE 2011 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Square dance calls rang out from the Large Arena again on Friday, but instead of a human square dancing contest at the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show, tractors took the floor. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/13/2011
    YUM YUM YORK COUNTY GOAT TAKES THE CAKE IN JUNIOR SHOW AT 2011 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – SC-Creek Yum Yum won Best Doe in Show Award in the Junior Dairy Goat Show Thursday, Jan. 13, at the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show. Yum Yum, a two-year-old Saanen goat, was exhibited by 14-year-old Jacob Fetrow of Dover, York County. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/13/2011
    WYOMING COUNTY MAN CALLS TOP BID AT 2011 FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Patrick Burke, Meshoppen, Wyoming County, was named Champion Auctioneer at the Pennsylvania Auctioneers Association Bid-Calling Contest, held Wednesday, Jan. 12, at the 2011 PA Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/13/2011
    AGRICULTURE SECRETARY RECOGNIZES ADAMS, CHESTER AND LANCASTER GROUPS FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT EFFORT
    Harrisburg – Agriculture Secretary Russell C. Redding today recognized three top economic development groups for their commitment to providing local farmers with the capital they need to grow during a luncheon on Thursday, Jan. 13, at the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/13/2011
    ‘POWER’FUL RODEO CHAMP AIMS FOR ANOTHER TITLE AT 2011 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Jason Power has been riding some of the toughest bulls in the nation for the past 12 years, and nothing will slow him down as he aims for another go-around during the First Frontier Circuit Finals Rodeo at the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/13/2011
    ‘OH MY GOURD’ LOOK WHAT’S AT THE 2011 PENNSYLVANIA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Tucked in the family living section of the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show is an artful display of painted animals, birdhouses, ornaments and other intricately detailed knickknacks – all made from gourds. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/13/2011
    SPECIAL RODEO ALLOWS KIDS TO ‘WHOOP IT UP’ AT 2011 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Special needs youth had the chance to be cowboys and cowgirls for a day at the third annual Exceptional Rodeo, Thursday, Jan. 13, at the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/13/2011
    RINGERS DISPLAY TIMELESSNESS OF HORSESHOE PITCHING AT 2011 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – The ringing of steel on steel pierced an otherwise quiet morning during at the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show. Members of the Eastern Pennsylvania and Western Pennsylvania Horseshoe Pitching Associations (EPHPA and WPHPA) hosted the Farm Show Shootout Thursday, Jan. 13. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/12/2011
    CELEBRITY ‘DRIVERS’ NAVIGATE COURSE AT DRAFT HORSE HITCH EVENT
    Harrisburg – Elected officials and local celebrities tried their best at driving a draft horse hitch team through an obstacle course Tuesday night Jan. 11, at the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show, where the elected officials beat out the the competition and rise to the top. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/12/2011
    WESTMORELAND TEAMS ‘PULL’ TO TOP OF DRAFT COMPETITION AT 2011 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Two teams from Westmoreland County took home the lightweight and heavyweight championship titles, respectively, in the draft horse pulling competition on Tuesday, Jan. 11, at the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/12/2011
    PA MAPLE SYRUP PRODUCERS ‘SOLIDIFY’ PRESENCE AT 2011 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – A crowd watched as rapidly crystallizing maple syrup was slowly poured into molds by skilled hands during a maple sugar candy making demonstration on Wednesday, Jan. 12, at the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/12/2011
    SNYDER COUNTY WOMAN MIXES UP SUDS AT 2011 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Bella Quinn of Selinsgrove, Snyder County, started her homemade natural skincare business eight years ago, teaching herself how to mix her own all natural body, foot, and facial scrubs and body lotions. On Wednesday, Jan. 12, Quinn shared those skills with visitors to the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/12/2011
    ‘AGRI-CADABRA’ TEACHES YOUTH (AND ADULTS) THE MAGIC OF AGRICULTURE AT 2011 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – For Brad Matchett, it’s just his job informing the public about agriculture in a fun way; to others, it’s all about the magic of agriculture. Matchett shared this magic with children and adults at the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show this week. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/12/2011
    DAUPHIN, LANCASTER YOUTH FIND ‘TREADLING’ SUCCESS AT 2011 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Members of the “Treadling Lambs & a Ram” 4-H fleece to shawl team were filled with excitement as they won the fourth annual Youth Fleece to Shawl competition with a breast cancer awareness shawl on Wednesday, Jan. 12, at the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/12/2011
    TRACTOR OWNERS OFFER GLIMPSE INTO PAST, DISPLAY EQUIPMENT THAT FED A NATION AT 2011 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stopped many owners from bringing their tractors to the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show. While the Equine Arena wasn’t overflowing with tractors like previous years, it still featured a broad assortment of vintage and antique farm equipment. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/12/2011
    FRANKLIN, PERRY COUNTY REP. KELLER ‘SHOWS UP’ THE COMPETITION IN VIP DAIRY SHOWMANSHIP CONTEST
    Harrisburg – Representative Mark Keller, from District 86 covering Franklin and Perry Counties, bested 15 other state legislators in the VIP Dairy Showmanship Wednesday, Jan. 12, at the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/12/2011
    PEDAL PULLERS, PARENTS PACK IN PEOPLE AT 2011 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – As part of Family Day at the 2011 Pennsylvania State Farm Show, the Waterloo Boys Two-Cylinder Club held a children’s pedal tractor pull using the same principles as a full-size tractor pull. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/12/2011
    NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY DREAM WEAVERS FLOAT TO TOP IN SHEEP TO SHAWL CONTEST AT 2011 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Spinning wheels accompanied by the ups and downs of the loom and the scratch of carding wool signifed the beginning of the 32nd annual Sheep To Shawl Competition at the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show, Wednesday, Jan. 12. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/11/2011
    PA FARM SHOW SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS $87,500 TO 25 STUDENTS
    Harrisburg – The Pennsylvania Farm Show Scholarship Foundation presented 25 students with $3,500 scholarships on Tuesday, Jan. 11, at the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/11/2011
    BLUEBIRD SOCIETY NESTLES INTO 2011 PA FARM SHOW WITH NEST BOX DEMONSTRATION
    Harrisburg – The North American Bluebird Society helped kids build bluebird nest boxes as part of the demonstration stage in the Family Living Department at the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show on Tuesday, Jan. 11. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/11/2011
    SQUARE-DANCING CONTEST BRINGS TOGETHER ALL AGES FOR FUN AT THE 2011 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – With an excited yell from the floor, 48 squares filled with dancers began their synchronized motions in a sea of swirling skirts and clasped hands. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/11/2011
    FARM SHOW MYTHBUSTING: TAKING THE CHILL OUT OF THE WEATHER
    Harrisburg – The myths about the Pennsylvania Farm Show’s legendary weather just don’t hold water – or snow. Yet if asked, Farm Show veterans describe typical Farm Show weather with two words: cold and snow. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/11/2011
    ALLEGHENY COUNTY’S VAEREWYCK CARRIES STATE AND NATIONAL ROYALTY TITLE AT 2011 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – At 18 years old, Richard Vaerewyck knows more about rabbits and guinea pigs, or cavies, than most teenagers can imagine. As a recent National Rabbit King and current Pennsylvania Rabbit King, Vaerewyck has been showing and breeding rabbits and cavies for the past 10 years. As he nears the end of his reign, he will move on to the next level, becoming an official rabbit and cavy judge. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/11/2011
    WORLD’S MOST FAMOUS GROUNDHOG PROMOTES AGRITOURISM AT THE 2011 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Punxsutawney Phil, the world’s most famous groundhog, paid a visit to the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show on Tuesday, Jan. 11, to help the departments of agriculture and community and economic development promote Pennsylvania’s top two industries – agriculture and tourism. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/11/2011
    ‘VAL’S KID’ HAS FUN WITH FARM EQUIPMENT AT 2011 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Among the thousands of visitors at the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg, 13-year-old Nasir had a special look at the farm equipment and other show exhibits on Tuesday, Jan. 11. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/11/2011
    STATE COLLEGE RADIO PERSONALITIES ‘BRING HOME THE BEEF’ IN BEST BURGER COOK-OFF AT 2011 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – PJ Mullen and Steve Kassimer, or Braskey, co-hosts of The Morning Zoo radio show, won the coveted silver platter in the PA Preferred Best Burger Showdown on Tuesday, Jan. 11, at the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/11/2011
    LONG TIME FRIENDS OF AGRICULTURE SUPPORT YOUTH AT FARM SHOW AUCTION; CHAMPIONS SELL FOR $43,000
    Harrisburg – The Sale of Champions kicked off the Junior Livestock Sale at the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show, with grand and reserve champion lambs, pigs, steers and goats sold to the highest bidders, bringing $43,200. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/11/2011
    SPEEDY SPUD STUDENTS SPROUT SUCCESS AT 2011 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Far from the crowds clamoring for milkshakes, honey ice cream, fried mushrooms or potato donuts, in a floor above those admiring the butter sculpture or riding the carousel, several 4-Hers quickly, quietly evaluate potatoes. Lots of them. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/11/2011
    PONIES ‘PULL’ THEIR WEIGHT TO TOP COMPETITION AT 2011 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Three separate class winners took home titles in pony pulling competition on Tuesday, Jan. 11, at the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/11/2011
    NEW BAKING CONTEST ‘SNAPS’ ATTENTION OF JUDGES IN COOKIE CONTEST AT 2011 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Jane Lerew of York Springs, York County, baked a snappy batch of gingersnap cookies to win first place in the first ever Gingersnap Cookie Contest Tuesday, Jan. 11, at the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/11/2011
    FARM WOMEN LEARN WAYS TO BOOST BUSINESS AT WOMEN IN AGRICULTURE CONFERENCE
    Harrisburg – Farm women learned how to boost their business with marketing and other tools at the seventh annual Women in Agriculture Day on Tuesday, Jan. 11, at the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/10/2011
    FFA MEMBERS CELEBRATE ACHIEVEMENTS AT 2011 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – More than 2,000 Pennsylvania FFA members and guests celebrated their achievements and recognized leaders in agricultural education at the Pennsylvania FFA Mid-Winter Convention on Monday, Jan. 10, as part of the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/10/2011
    BERKS DRAFT OWNERS AREN’T JUST ‘HORSING AROUND’ AT 2011 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Berks County draft horse owners Dave and Susie Rohrbach, of Bee Tree Trail LLC Percherons, are mixing business with pleasure at the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/10/2011
    PENNSYLVANIA FFA MANAGER DEDICATED TO HELPING YOUTH SUCCEED
    Harrisburg – From life-size exhibits to interactive demonstrations and livestock shows, Pennsylvania FFA members are the foundation of the Pennsylvania Farm Show each year. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/10/2011
    VOLUNTEERS ‘RUN THE SHOW’ AT 2011 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – They arrive anxious to catch up with old friends and teach consumers about agriculture; they leave with sore feet, tired bodies and of course, no payment for their time. Behind the scenes of the displays are the thousands of volunteers at the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/10/2011
    LEBANON COUNTY YOUTH TAKES TOP HONORS AT JUNIOR MARKET SWINE SHOW
    HARRISBURG – Ten-year-old Colby Bomgardner of Annville, Lebanon County, won Grand Champion Junior Market Swine on Monday, Jan. 10, at the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. Bomgardner topped 371 other hogs with his 280-pound Crossbred. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/10/2011
    BUTLER COUNTY KIDS ‘STUFF’ CROWD WITH LESSON AT 2011 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Moniteau High School FFA students from West Sunbury, Butler County, gave a taxidermy demonstration on the Family Living Stage the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show. The team included Karlie Bly, Caitlyn McDinnis, Samantha Layton and Richard Zedreck. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/10/2011
    EDGAR AND SWEET THING GIVE BEEF CATTLE JUDGES ‘SOMETHING TO TALK ABOUT BACK HOME’
    Harrisburg – The cattle of the open beef show at the 2011 Pennsylvania State Farm Show gave judges Brad Skaar and Doug Parrett a workout as they sorted through the more than 250 entries. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/10/2011
    PENNSYLVANIA LOTTERY HOSTS LIVE EVENING DRAWING FROM FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Amid hundreds of spectators at the 95th Pennsylvania Farm Show, Secretary of Revenue C. Daniel Hassell served as guest drawing official as the Pennsylvania Lottery conducted its live, 6:59 p.m. drawing in the Farm Show Large Arena tonight. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/9/2011
    2011 PENNSYLVANIA FARM SHOW CHAMPION JUNIOR MARKET LAMB HAILS FROM CHAMPION, FAYETTE COUNTY
    Harrisburg – In his final show as a junior exhibitor, Ryan Witt, from Champion, Fayette County, was awarded Grand Champion Market Lamb honors at the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show on Sunday, Jan. 9. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/9/2011
    LOCAL MUSICIANS’ TALENT ECHOES THROUGH FARM SHOW HALLS; COUNTRY ARTIST ENTERTAINS
    Harrisburg – Pennsylvania youth showcased their musical talent along with national recording artist Glen Shelton Sunday, Jan. 9, at the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/9/2011
    SCHUYLKILL COUNTY WOMAN HAS SWEET WIN IN PINEAPPLE UPSIDE-DOWN CAKE CONTEST
    Harrisburg – Sally Reinoehl of Schuylkill County won $500 for first place from among 57 entries in the Pineapple Upside-Down Cake Contest on Sunday, Jan. 9, at the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/9/2011
    ANGEL FOOD CAKE CONTEST IS A BEDFORD COUNTY FAMILY AFFAIR
    Harrisburg – The Incredible Angel Food Cake Contest on Sunday, Jan. 9, at the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg was a family affair for winner Pam Foor of Everett, Bedford County whose daughter placed third in the contest. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/9/2011
    BOVINE BELLES ON DISPLAY AT 2011 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Pennsylvania’s 4-H and FFA youth paraded their prized beef heifers to great success on Sunday, Jan. 9, at the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/9/2011
    SOMERSET COUNTY CROSSBRED STEER TAKES THE TOP BANNER AT THE 2011 PENNSYLVANIA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Paige Stahl of Somerset, Somerset County took Grand Champion Market Steer honors with her 1,350-pound heavyweight crossbred steer, Otis, on Sunday, Jan. 9 at the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/9/2011
    DOGS WOW THE CROWD DURING 2011 PA FARM SHOW DEMONSTRATION
    Harrisburg – Crowds cheered on their favorite dogs during the “Farm to Fun” dog demonstration, held Sunday, Jan. 9, at the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/9/2011
    YORK COUNTY TEAM WINS SIX-HORSE HITCH AT 2011 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Leon Wintermeyer, Inc. of Etters, York County, won the six-horse hitch class on Sunday, Jan. 9, at the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/8/2011
    CENTRE COUNTY YOUTH IS ‘RO-LIN ON’ TO TOP OF DRAFT DECORATING COMPETITION
    Harrisburg – Centre County youth competitor, Jason Thoms, from Ro-Lin On Clydes in Aaronsburg, took home top honors in the Youth Decorating Class of the Youth Showmanship contest on Saturday, Jan. 8, at the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/8/2011
    BUFF BUFF GOOSE IS JUDGES' FAVORITE FOWL AT 2011 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg, Pa. – What’s good for the goose was good for the duck, too, as waterfowl garnered Supreme Champion and Reserve Supreme Champion titles at the 2010 Pennsylvania Farm Show on Saturday, Jan. 8. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/8/2011
    PA FARM SHOW COMPLEX FLIPS SWITCH ON ENERGY-SAVING SOLAR ARRAY
    Harrisburg – Agriculture Secretary Russell C. Redding today flipped the switch on a new money-saving rooftop solar energy array, part of a $3.6 million energy savings renovation project at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center that will reduce annual operating costs by hundreds of thousands of dollars. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/8/2011
    GOVERNOR RENDELL OPENS 2011 PENNSYLVANIA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Governor Edward G. Rendell today kicked off the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show by welcoming visitors to celebrate the time-honored tradition and its thousands of exhibitors and volunteers. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/8/2011
    BEDFORD COUNTY LIGHTWEIGHT NAMED CHAMPION JUNIOR MARKET GOAT AT 2011 FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Megan Anderson of Schellsburg, Bedford County, won Grand Champion honors in the Junior Market Goat Show Saturday, Jan. 8, at the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/8/2011
    BEDFORD, CRAWFORD COUNTY SEAMSTRESSES MAKE FASHIONS WITH FLAIR AT 2011 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Sharon Donahoe, a Bedford County resident, made the Best of Show winner in the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show Fashions with a Flair fashion show and competition on Saturday, Jan. 8. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/8/2011
    HIGH SCHOOL RODEO SUPERSTARS ‘WRESTLE’ WINNINGS AT 2011 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – The Pennsylvania High School Rodeo drew an enthusiastic crowd of more than 6,000 Saturday, Jan. 8, to the 2010 Pennsylvania Farm Show. The full house watched as Pennsylvania’s high school youth participated in pole bending, bull riding, barrel racing, calf roping, goat tying, calf roping and more. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/8/2011
    4-H POULTRY INVOLVEMENT INSPIRES SHOWMAN AT 2011 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Pennsylvania is hatching a high-quality flock of poultry enthusiasts, as evidenced by the poultry showmanship contest Saturday, Jan. 8, at the 2011 Pennsylvania State Farm Show. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/8/2011
    LEBANON COUNTY YOUTH ‘HOPS’ TO VICTORY IN RABBIT SHOWMANSHIP CONTEST
    Harrisburg – Matthew Bishop of Myerstown, Lebanon County, earned the top award in the Senior Rabbit Showmanship Contest for the second year running with his bred and raised Satin rabbit, Belle, on Saturday, Jan. 8, at the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/8/2011
    THE ‘YORK FROM YORK’ WINS CHAMPION BREEDING GILT
    Harrisburg – The Supreme Champion swine at the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show was a Yorkshire, JTPSO Flair 2-7, exhibited by James Parlett, from Airville, York County. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/8/2011
    RASPBERRY TRUFFLE IS WINNING RECIPE IN HERSHEY’S ® COCOA CLASSIC CONTEST AT 2011 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Jon Kershner of Fleetwood, Berks County, topped 79 entries in the Hershey’s ® Cocoa Classic Cookie/Brownie/Bar contest held Saturday, Jan. 8, at the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/8/2011
    HOFFMAN HAS THE SWEETEST RECIPE IN HERSHEY’S ® COCOA CLASSIC CAKE CONTEST AT 2011 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Bethany Hoffman of Richfield, Snyder County, won the Hershey’s ® Cocoa Classic Cake contest held Saturday, Jan. 8, at the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/8/2011
    CENTRE COUNTY WINERY SETS NEW RECORD, TWO GOVERNOR'S CUPS IN WINE CONTEST AT 2011 FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Seven Mountains Wine Cellar, Spring Mills, Centre County, was the first winery to win both Governor’s Cups in a single year with its Grape 2009 Videl Ice Wine and Fruit 2009 Cranberry wine, on Saturday, Jan. 8, at the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/8/2011
    LANCASTER COUNTY WOMAN’S APPLE-BLUEBERRY PIE TAKES BLUE RIBBON AT THE 2011 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – First-time contestant Helena Dueck of Ephrata, Lancaster County, came out on top with her apple-blueberry pie in the Blue Ribbon Apple Pie contest on Saturday, Jan. 8, at the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/8/2011
    A BUNCH OF ‘FUN GUYS’ WIN THE CELEBRITY CHEF COOK-OFF ON MUSHROOM DAY AT THE 2011 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Celebrity chefs and local media personalities searched for ingredients, mixed with caution, and developed amazing mushroom-themed dishes to impress the judges in the Celebrity Chefs and Media Cook Off on the PA Preferred Culinary Connection Stage on Saturday, Jan. 8, at the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/7/2011
    CENTRE COUNTY’S WINDERMERE WINS BEST OF BREED AT THE 2011 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Windermere Farms of Spring Mills, Centre County, took home Best of Breed Honors with Majestic Dreams Gem in the Clydesdale/Shire division of the Draft Horse Show on Friday, Jan. 7, at the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/7/2011
    CENTRE COUNTY PERCHERON WINS SUPREME CHAMPION AT THE 2011 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Windermeres Adrenalin, a Percheron owned by Windermere Farm of Spring Mills, Centre County, was named Supreme Champion Draft Horse on Friday, Jan. 7, at the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/7/2011
    BELGIAN SHOW JUDGES ‘CONVINCED’ OF ADAMS COUNTY WINNER AT 2011 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Adams County mare “I’m Convinced She’s Juicy,” from C.R. Belgians in New Oxford, took home the title of Best of Breed-Belgian during the Belgian Halter Class Show on Friday, Jan. 7, at the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/7/2011
    FOUR HONOREES RECOGNIZED FOR ‘KEEPING PENNSYLVANIA GROWING’ AT 2011 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Agriculture Secretary Russell C. Redding recognized four honorees for their efforts in “Keeping Pennsylvania Growing” on Friday, Jan. 7, at the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show reception in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/6/2011
    1,000-POUND BUTTER SCULPTURE UNVEILED AT 2011 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – A sculpture made from nearly 1,000 pounds of butter was unveiled today as the centerpiece of the 95th Pennsylvania Farm Show, which will open Saturday, Jan. 8. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/6/2011
    AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT, FFA TO COLLECT DONATIONS AS PART OF 2ND ANNUAL FOOD DRIVE AT PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Current and former members of Pennsylvania’s FFA Association will team with the Department of Agriculture to help feed the hungry by holding a food drive on Monday, Jan. 10, as part of the 2011 Farm Show. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/4/2011
    2011 PA FARM SHOW VISITORS INVITED TO SUBMIT SNAPSHOTS FOR PHOTO CONTEST
    Harrisburg – Visitors to the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show are invited to enter their outstanding snapshots of the show in the annual photo contest, Agriculture Secretary Russell C. Redding said today. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/4/2011
    STUDENTS TO SHOWCASE ADVANCES IN FOOD PROCESSING INDUSTRY AT 2011 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Pennsylvania FFA chapters will showcase advances in the state’s food processing industry through life-size exhibits during the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show Agricultural Technology Display competition, Agriculture Secretary Russell C. Redding said today. More...
  • 2011 Releases
    1/4/2011
    FARM SHOW VISITORS INVITED TO RECORD MEMORIES AT 2011 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Visitors to the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show are invited to share and record their favorite memories – old and new – of the show in a special interview. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    12/30/2010
    2011 PA FARM SHOW TO FEATURE CELEBRITY CHEFS, PA PREFERRED INGREDIENTS
    Harrisburg - Pennsylvania Farm Show visitors can learn how to create culinary masterpieces using local ingredients during live cooking demonstrations and contests featuring popular chefs, said Agriculture Secretary Russell C. Redding today. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    12/29/2010
    WOMEN IN AGRICULTURE CONFERENCE TO BE HELD JAN. 11 AT 2011 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Women involved in Pennsylvania’s agriculture industry are invited to attend the seventh “Women in Agriculture” conference from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 11, during the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    12/27/2010
    AGRICULTURE SECRETARY INVITES YOUNG DETECTIVES TO INVESTIGATE FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg - Young visitors to the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show can become “Farm Show Detectives” exploring the agriculture industry by investigating where milk comes from, learning about food safety or discovering the important role farmland preservation plays in our food production, Agriculture Secretary Russell C. Redding said today. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    12/21/2010
    PA FARM SHOW TO HOST NATIONALLY-SYNDICATED AGRICULTURE TV SHOW
    Harrisburg - For the first time, the “U.S. Farm Report,” a nationally-syndicated TV show focused on agricultural issues, will come to Pennsylvania to shine a spotlight on the state’s top industry, said Agriculture Secretary Russell C. Redding today. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    12/9/2010
    95TH PA FARM SHOW TO OFFER NEW ATTRACTIONS, TIME-HONORED FAVORITES
    Harrisburg - Thousands of animals, fun and exciting competitions and delicious food are among the many attractions awaiting visitors to the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show, Agriculture Secretary Russell C. Redding said today. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    11/16/2010
    PA PREFERRED RECEPTION TO KICK OFF 2011 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg - Agriculture Secretary Russell C. Redding today invited Pennsylvania Farm Show enthusiasts and exhibitors to the PA Preferred Reception from 6 – 8 p.m., on Friday, Jan. 7, at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    10/6/2010
    2011 PA FARM SHOW PREMIUM LIST AVAILABLE FOR EXHIBITORS
    Harrisburg – Schedules, registration information, rules, and animal health requirements for the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show are now available in the 2011 Premium List, Agriculture Secretary Russell C. Redding said today. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/16/2010
    ONE OF ‘VAL’S KIDS’ VENTURES TO PENNSYLVANIA FARM SHOW
    HARRISBURG – During a week when hundreds of thousands of people visited the 2010 Farm Show in Harrisburg, one visit was extra special for a young Philadelphia boy on Friday, Jan. 15. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/16/2010
    ELCO FFA ‘SMOKES’ THE COMPETITION IN ‘KEEP PA GROWING’ FARM SHOW EXHIBIT COMPETITION
    Harrisburg – Eastern Lebanon County (ELCO) FFA placed first in the “Keeping PA Growing: Open for Business” exhibit competition, topping seven other FFA chapters from throughout the state with their Seltzer’s Smokehouse Meats display, at the 2010 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/16/2010
    CHESTER, YORK COUNTY 4-HER’S WIN SUPREME SHEEP HONORS AT THE 2010 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – The two-day open sheep show at the 2010 PA Farm Show ended on Saturday, Jan. 16, with the selection of the Open Supreme Champion Ram and Ewe. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/16/2010
    YOUTH SHEPHERDS ‘REIGN IN’ CHAMPIONSHIP SUCCESS AT THE 2010 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Youth Sheep Breed Champions were selected on Friday, Jan., 15 at the Junior Breeding Sheep Show, held at the PA Farm Show. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/16/2010
    2010 PENNSYLVANIA FARM SHOW COMES TO A CLOSE
    Harrisburg – Visitors to the 2010 Pennsylvania Farm Show, the largest indoor agricultural event in the nation, learned first-hand how the state’s agriculture industry is “Keeping Pennsylvania Growing.” More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/15/2010
    SCHUYLKILL CO. YOUTH GAINS ‘EC’ VICTORY WITH GOAT AT THE 2010 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – ECP W21 Percentage Boer Champion, shown by Darla Romberger, was named Best Doe in Show in the Junior Meat Breeding Goat show on Thursday, Jan. 14, at the 2009 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/15/2010
    DRAFT HORSES DELIGHT AT 2010 FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Exhibitors and their sturdy, giant equines took to the show ring in the Draft Horse Pleasure Show Thursday, Jan. 14, at the 2010 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/15/2010
    HUNTINGDON COUNTY WOMAN ‘SPARKLES’ IN GOAT SHOW AT 2010 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Ann Weikel’s Toggenburg doe, GCH Rockspring T Gstone Gemstar, was named Dairy Goat Best Doe in Show on Friday, Jan. 15, at the 2010 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. This is Weikel’s third consecutive victory in the show. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/15/2010
    KILGORE AND HIS LOVELY LADIES OUT-MILK THE COMPETITION AT 2010 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Competition was fierce between four teams led by captains Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding, former Representative Art Hershey, Agriculture Deputy Secretary Doug Kilgore and Senator Mike Waugh in the Celebrity Cow Milking Contest on Friday, Jan. 15, at the 2010 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/15/2010
    EQUINES ‘JAZZ UP’ THE 2010 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Horse lovers and curious visitors were treated to a colorful Equine Showcase on Friday, Jan. 15 at the 2010 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/15/2010
    JUDGES ‘HAILED TO HALI’ AT THE 2010 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Reich-Dale Counciller Hali, owned by Kristin Mull, Chambersburg, Franklin County, was named Supreme Champion of the Dairy Show on Friday, Jan. 15, at the 2010 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/15/2010
    ‘B’S STICKY BUNS’ JUDGED BEST AT FIRST-EVER CONTEST AT THE 2010 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Belinda Myers of Dallastown, York County baked her “B’s Sticky Buns” to win the first Sticky Bun Contest from among 62 other entries on Friday, Jan. 15 at the 2010 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/14/2010
    NORTH CAROLINA WOMAN IS FIVE-TIME CARRIAGE RACING WINNER AT PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Randy Cadwell of Southern Pines, N.C., raced past her competition in the sixth annual Arena Carriage Racing exhibition with a combined time of 148.12 seconds, marking her fifth Pennsylvania Farm Show victory. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/14/2010
    BADA BING! LANCASTER COUNTY YOUTH WINS BEST DOE AT 2010 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Michael Sciotti’s four-year-old Saanen dairy goat, “Maude,” was named Best Doe in Show in the Junior Dairy Goat Show on Thursday, Jan. 14, at the 2010 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/14/2010
    BEAVER COUNTY MAN ‘SOLD’ HIS TALENT DURING BIDDING CONTEST AT 2010 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Lee Hostetter of Darlington, Beaver County, was named Champion Auctioneer at the Pennsylvania Auctioneers Association Bid-Calling Contest, held Wednesday, Jan. 13, at the 2010 PA Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/14/2010
    SPECIAL NEEDS PARTICIPANTS ENJOY AN EXCEPTIONAL RODEO AT THE 2010 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Kids and adults with special needs enjoyed an extraordinary day at the second “Exceptional Rodeo,” held Thursday, Jan. 14, at the 2010 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/14/2010
    COMPETITORS HOOK RINGERS IN HORSESHOE CONTEST AT 2010 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Horseshoe enthusiasts gathered around the Small Area to watch local competitors in the horseshoe pitching contest at the 2010 PA Farm Show. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/14/2010
    MID-STATE TEAMS ‘PEN’ WINNINGS AT THE 2010 PENNSYLVANIA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – A team of novice competitors rounded up cattle to take home the MidPenn Team Penning Association title on Thursday, Jan. 14, at the 2010 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/14/2010
    VISITORS HEAR THE ‘BUZZ’ ABOUT HONEYBEES AT 2010 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Tom Jones has been beekeeping for almost 20 years. Now the Brooklyn native enthusiastically shares his expertise with visitors at the 2010 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/13/2010
    TRACTOR EVENTS ‘REV UP’ CROWD AT 2010 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Farm Show visitors and antique tractor fanatics converged on “Tractor Day,” at the 2010 Pennsylvania Farm Show to witness 110 tractors and trucks of all brands and models on Wednesday Jan. 13, in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/13/2010
    VISITORS INVITED TO LEAVE MARK IN STITCHES AT 2010 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Visitors to the 2010 Pennsylvania Farm Show are invited to be a part of history by putting a stitch in a beautiful quilt any time throughout the eight-day show. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/13/2010
    BROWN BROTHERS ‘PULL’ OUT A FIFTH VICTORY AT PENNSYLVANIA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – An excited crowd packed the equine arena for the light and heavy weight horse pulls at the 2010 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/13/2010
    PA LEGISLATORS ‘LED’ BY CONSTITUENTS IN DAIRY SHOWMANSHIP CONTEST AT THE 2010 PENNSYLVANIA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Sen. Mike Waugh of York County led a Guernsey heifer, owned by Kelly Johnson of York, to the top of the first-ever VIP Dairy Showmanship Contest at the 2010 Pennsylvania Farm Show on Wednesday, Jan 13. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/13/2010
    YOUTH FLEECE TO SHAWL COMPETITION A ‘SHEAR’ DELIGHT AT 2010 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – For the third year in a row, the Fort Freeland Flickers took home a trophy, plaque, and cash prize after weaving to first place in the Youth Fleece to Shawl Competition on Wednesday, Jan. 13, at the 2010 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/13/2010
    FLAG RACERS ‘FLY’ AT 2010 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – The Pennsylvania Flag Racers brought excitement to the crowds for another year in the Large Arena at the 2010 Farm Show on Wednesday, Jan. 13. Flag racing’s fast past excitement and skillful riders bring spectators to the edge of their seats cheering for the participants. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/13/2010
    ‘SAFETY FIRST’ EARNS HIGH TEAM HONORS AT THE PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Eight teams of FFA and 4-H students from throughout the commonwealth displayed a wealth of knowledge during the Pennsylvania State University Farm Safety and Health Quiz Bowl, held at the 2010 PA Farm Show on Wednesday, Jan., 13. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/13/2010
    MONTOUR TIME WARP PULLS THE RIGHT ‘CARD’ AGAIN IN THE SHEEP TO SHAWL CONTEST
    Harrisburg – The Small Arena was packed with an excited crowd at the 31st annual Sheep to Shawl competition at the 2010 Pennsylvania Farm Show on Wed., Jan. 13. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/12/2010
    PUNXSUTAWNEY PHIL PROMOTES AGRITOURISM AT THE 2010 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Punxsutawney Phil, the world’s most famous groundhog, paid a visit to the 2010 Pennsylvania Farm Show on Tuesday, Jan. 12, to help the departments of agriculture and community and economic development promote Pennsylvania’s top two industries – agriculture and tourism. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/12/2010
    NETWORKING FOCUS OF ‘WOMEN IN AGRICULTURE DAY’ AT 2010 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Networking, mentoring and collaboration are essential to a successful farm business, according to the speakers at the sixth annual “Women in Agriculture Day,” held in the PA Preferred VIP Room at the 2010 Pennsylvania Farm Show on Tuesday, Jan. 12. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/12/2010
    BUCK AND DIESEL ‘PULL IN’ TOP PRIZE AT THE 2010 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – After a long time getting their animals physically and mentally prepared for the pull for the Championship Pony Pulling Contest, exhibitors put on quite a competition for spectators on Tuesday, Jan. 12 at the 2010 PA Farm Show. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/12/2010
    LOCAL CELEBRITIES FLIP BURGERS, ‘BEEF UP’ 2010 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – The familiar faces of local ABC 27 news anchor Valerie Pritchett and chief meteorologist Eric Finkenbinder were seen flipping burgers at the PA Preferred Best Burger Showdown on Tuesday, Jan. 12, at the 2010 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/12/2010
    PA FARM SHOW SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION AWARDS $80,500 TO 23 STUDENTS
    Harrisburg – The Pennsylvania Farm Show Scholarship Foundation presented 23 students with $3,500 scholarships on Tuesday, Jan. 12, at the 2010 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/12/2010
    YOUTH CHAMPIONS TOP LAST YEAR’S SALE AT THE 2010 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – The annual Sale of Champions mark the conclusion of the youth market livestock shows at the Farm Show. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/12/2010
    13-YEAR OLD ‘RISES TO TOP’ AT CORN BREAD CONTEST AT THE 2010 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – “Grandmother’s Cornbread,” baked by 13-year old Madison Foor, took first place honors at the 2nd Annual Corn Bread Contest at the 2010 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/11/2010
    SQUARE-DANCING BRINGS GOOD FRIENDS, GOOD HEALTH TO THE 2010 PENNSYLVANIA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – If you find yourself in the midst of colorful poodle skirts and matching shirts and ties, you might want to get out of the way; you may have found yourself in the middle of a square, with four couples square-dancing around you. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/11/2010
    MAPLE SYRUP PRODUCTS ‘SWEETEN’ 2010 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – The 2010 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg has a lot to offer maple syrup enthusiasts, with educational displays, competition and fresh maple syrup products available for sale. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/11/2010
    FFA KICKS OFF FOOD DRIVE AT 2010 PENNSYLVANIA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Pennsylvania’s nearly 8,000 FFA members and a local community college donated food and a tool that will help make food distribution to the state’s hungry easier on Monday, Jan. 11, as part of the 2010 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/11/2010
    YOUNG SHEPHERDS 'HOOK' COMPETITION AT 2010 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Junior exhibitors put their knowledge and showmanship skills to the test in the Outstanding Young Shepherds contest, held Saturday, Jan. 9, and Sunday, Jan. 10, at the 2010 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/11/2010
    ROHRER ROCKS INTO WINNER CIRCLE WITH SHAKIRA AT THE 2010 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding presented Hannah Rohrer of Somerset, Pa., the Grand Champion title in the Junior Market Hog Show on Monday, Jan. 11, at the 2010 PA Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/11/2010
    WALKER’S HEREFORD DUNN ‘ROCKED’ THE 2010 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – You could hear a pin drop as everyone anxiously awaited the judges’ decision for Supreme Champion Beef Female and Bull on Monday, Jan.11, at the 2010 PA Farm Show. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/10/2010
    FIRST-TIME WINNERS DAZZLE MARKET LAMB SHOW AT THE 2010 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg - Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding presented Garett Keith of Clymer, Indiana County the Grand Champion title in the Junior Market Lamb Show on Sunday, Jan. 10, at the 2010 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/10/2010
    JUNIOR BEEF BREEDERS BRING THEIR BEST TO THE 2010 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Junior beef exhibitors paraded 192 heifers in eight breeds at the 2010 Pennsylvania Farm Show on Sunday, Jan. 10. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/10/2010
    JUNIATA COUNTY WOMAN WINS FARM SHOW COMPETITION WITH ‘HEAVENLY’ STRAWBERRY ANGEL FOOD CAKE
    Harrisburg – Lucinda Donough of the Port Royal, Juniata County, took first place out of a record-breaking 68 entries to win $500 in the Angel Food Cake Contest on Sunday, Jan. 10, at the 2010 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/10/2010
    WALKER ‘WALKS’ AWAY WITH THIRD WIN IN THE PINEAPPLE UPSIDE-DOWN CAKE CONTEST
    Harrisburg – Deb Walker of East Berlin, Adams County, took the first place ribbon and a $500 prize in the Pineapple Upside-Down Cake Contest at the 2009 Pennsylvania Farm Show on Sunday, Jan. 10. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/10/2010
    ROWDY ‘NUGENT’ PUTS A STRANGLEHOLD ON THE STEER SHOW AT THE 2010 PENNSYLVANIA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Eleven-year-old Bryce Fitzgerald of Unionville, Chester County, took home the Grand Champion award with his crossbred heavyweight steer, ‘Nugent,’ on Sunday, Jan. 10, at the 2010 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/10/2010
    TEAM EFFORT PULLS LEBANON COUNTY HORSES TO VICTORY IN FARM SHOW HITCH COMPETITION
    Harrisburg – Returning champions Ken and Karen Sandoe, of Sunny Hill Farms in Myerstown, Lebanon County, won first place in several Draft Horse Hitch classes on Sunday, Jan. 10, at the 2010 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/10/2010
    TALENTED K-9 SHOW OFF SKILLS IN “FARM TO FUN” DOG DEMONSTRATIONS AT 2010 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Running, jumping and frisbee catching canine athletes wowed the crowd on Sunday, Jan. 10, at the 2010 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg during the “Farm to Fun” dog demonstration. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/9/2010
    LANCASTER COUNTY BAKER TAKES ‘BLUE RIBBON’ IN APPLE PIE CONTEST AT 2010 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Deborah Martin-Berkoski, a well-known returning competitor, took first place in the Blue Ribbon Apple Pie Contest on Saturday, Jan. 9, at the 2010 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/9/2010
    GOVERNOR RENDELL OPENS 2010 PENNSYLVANIA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Governor Edward G. Rendell today kicked off the 2010 Pennsylvania Farm Show by welcoming visitors, exhibitors, and the agriculture community and also by saluting members of the Pennsylvania National Guard and their families. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/9/2010
    FOUR HONOREES RECOGNIZED FOR ‘KEEPING PENNSYLVANIA GROWING’ AT 2010 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Pennsylvania Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding recognized four honorees for their efforts in “Keeping Pennsylvania Growing” on Friday, Jan. 8, at the 2010 Pennsylvania Farm Show reception in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/9/2010
    GOVERNOR’S CUP ‘TOASTS’ BEDFORD COUNTY WINERY AT 2010 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Briar Valley Vineyards & Winery, Imlertown, Bedford County, received Best of Show honors and the coveted Governor’s Cup for their fruity and spicy 2008 Gewurztraminer on Saturday, Jan. 9, at the 2010 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/9/2010
    BISHOP 'HOPS' INTO WINNER'S CIRCLE AT 2010 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Matt Bishop took home top honors from the rabbit show on Saturday, Jan. 9, at the 2010 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/9/2010
    BERRY BASKET ‘TAKES CAKE’ AT 2010 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – The Deep Dark Berry Basket by Marie White of Lehighton, Luzerne County caught the judges’ eye and tempted their taste buds to win the Hershey’s® Cocoa Classic Chocolate Cake Contest on Saturday, Jan. 9 at the 2010 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/9/2010
    CRÈME DE MENTHE BROWNIES STAND OUT WITH UNIQUE FLAVOR AT 2010 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Adrianne Jackson baked up the winning brownie at the annual Hershey’s® Cocoa Classic Cookie/Brownie/Bar contest at the 2010 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/9/2010
    BROWN AFRICAN GOOSE ‘TICKLED’ BY SUPREME AWARD AT 2010 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Jack Tickle of Saltsburg, Westmoreland County stole the show in the poultry division at the 2010 Pennsylvania Farm Show on Saturday, Jan. 9. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/9/2010
    CELEBRITY CHEFS CLINCH CHAMPIONSHIP AT 2010 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Celebrity chefs sliced and diced, seared and brazed, and laughed often while competing in the PA Iron Chef Challenge Saturday, Jan. 9, at the 2010 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/9/2010
    HIGH SCHOOL RODEO PERFORMERS ‘ROUND UP’ WINNINGS AT THE 2010 PENNSYLVANIA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – The Pennsylvania High School Rodeo brought an excited crowd of 6,000 on Saturday, Jan. 9, to the 2010 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/9/2010
    WASHINGTON COUNTY FFA GIRL WINS TOP HONORS WITH GOAT ‘ZIGGY’
    Harrisburg – Courtney Cowden, of Prosperity, Washington County, won Grand Champion Market Goat in the Junior Livestock Show Saturday, Jan. 9, at the Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/9/2010
    WINNING IS OAK HALL FARM’S ‘SPECIALTY’ AT THE PENNSYLVANIA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – The Draft Horse Show helped kick off the first Saturday of the 2010 Pennsylvania Farm Show at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center. Participants could enter their draft horses in halter, decoration, and riding classes. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/7/2010
    HUGE BUTTER SCULPTURE PAYS TRIBUTE TO PA DAIRY FARM FAMILIES, INDUSTRY
    Harrisburg – A sculpture made from nearly 1,000 pounds of butter that pays tribute to dairy farm families was unveiled today at the Pennsylvania Farm Show, which will open Jan. 9. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/7/2010
    FARM SHOW VISITORS INVITED TO RECORD MEMORIES AT ‘VOICES’ EXHIBIT
    Harrisburg – Agriculture Secretary Russell C. Redding is encouraging visitors to the 2010 Pennsylvania Farm Show to stop by a special exhibit to record their thoughts and memories of the show past and present. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/6/2010
    PA FARM SHOW VISITORS INVITED TO DONATE TO FOOD DRIVE
    Harrisburg – Visitors to the 2010 Pennsylvania Farm Show are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items to the show on Monday, Jan. 11, as part of a food drive sponsored by the Department of Agriculture, Pennsylvania FFA Alumni and the Pennsylvania Association of Agricultural Educators. More...
  • 2010 Releases
    1/4/2010
    CENTRE COUNTY YOUTH ‘SPOTTED’ WITH SUPREME CHAMPION SWINE
    HARRISBURG – The Supreme Champion swine at the 2010 Pennsylvania Farm Show was the winning Spotted Swine, DHAL9 Hope 9-4, exhibited by 11-year-old Dalton Hall of Rattlesnake Mt. Farm in Julian, Centre County. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    12/31/2009
    AG EDUCATION STUDENTS TO SHOW STATE’S FOOD PROCESSING INDUSTRY IS ‘OPEN FOR BUSINESS’ AT FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Pennsylvania FFA chapters will showcase local food processors through exhibits and demonstrations during the 2010 Pennsylvania Farm Show’s Agricultural Technology Display competition, to be held Jan. 9-16 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex & Expo Center in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    12/31/2009
    PA PREFERRED CULINARY CONNECTION AREA TO OFFER TASTINGS, COOKING TIPS AT 2010 PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Renowned chefs from Pennsylvania restaurants and national television shows will help visitors to the 2010 Pennsylvania Farm Show learn how to create culinary masterpieces from locally produced and PA Preferred ingredients, through live cooking demonstrations and competitions, Agriculture Secretary Russell C. Redding said today. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    12/29/2009
    YOUNG SLEUTHS INVITED TO INVESTIGATE AT PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Children visiting the Pennsylvania Farm Show can become “Farm Show Detectives” and investigate where milk comes from, explore alternative energy options and discover the important role bees play in growing food, Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding said today. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    12/16/2009
    PA FARM SHOW, KEYSTONE INTERNATIONAL LIVESTOCK EXPO RECEIVE AWARDS AT INTERNATIONAL FAIR CONVENTION
    Harrisburg – The Pennsylvania Farm Show and the Keystone International Livestock Exposition—two of the state’s premier agricultural events—were recently recognized with a number of awards by the International Association of Fair and Expositions, acting Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding announced today. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    12/9/2009
    2010 FARM SHOW TO SHOWCASE THE BEST OF PENNSYLVANIA AGRICULTURE, OFFER FAMILY FUN
    Harrisburg – From sheep shearing and cow milking to mushroom munching and milkshake sipping, the 2010 Pennsylvania Farm Show will offer something to interest every visitor, said acting Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    12/7/2009
    PA PREFERRED RECEPTION SET TO KICK OFF 2010 PENNSYLVANIA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Pennsylvania Farm Show exhibitors and enthusiasts are invited to taste some of the state’s finest foods at the PA Preferred Reception from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 8, at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex & Expo Center. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/17/2009
    2009 PENNSYLVANIA FARM SHOW COMES TO A CLOSE
    HARRISBURG – Visitors to the 93rd Pennsylvania Farm Show learned first-hand how our state’s agriculture industry is “Keeping Pennsylvania Growing.” The eight-day show wrapped up on Saturday, Jan. 17 in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/17/2009
    CHAMBERSURG FFA CHAPTER BEST DEMONSTRATES ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY AGRICULTURE EQUIPMENT
    HARRISBURG – Chambersburg High School FFA, of Franklin County, placed first in the “Agriculture Technology: Improving Your Environment” demonstration competition held at the 2009 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/17/2009
    SUFFOLK AND CHEVIOT SHEEP NAMED SUPREME CHAMPION AT FARM SHOW
    HARRISBURG- The two-day sheep show of the 2009 Pennsylvania Farm Show ended on Sat., Jan. 17, with the selection of the Open Supreme Champion Ram and Ewe. The Grand Champion Suffolk Ram, MacCauley 2099, exhibited by William and Elizabeth MacCauley of Atglen, Chester County, caught the judge’s eye and beat out 13 other champions to win the Supreme Champion title. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/17/2009
    PENNSYLVANIA EQUINE ENTHUSIASTS ENJOY SHOWCASE
    HARRISBURG – The Equine Showcase at the 2009 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg brought three nights of extensive demonstrations for all equine enthusiasts to enjoy. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/17/2009
    BOER GOATS PRESENT SOLID OPEN SHOW
    HARRISBURG - Nearly 117 Boer Goats were exhibited on Sat., Jan. 17 at the 2009 Pennsylvania Farm Show. Sherri Stephens of Knightstown, Ind. judged the show and commented on the quality of the animals that were exhibited. The champions of each division were presented with an embroidered director’s chair sponsored by the Keystone Goat Producers Association. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/16/2009
    MYERS FLIES PAST COMPETITION IN PIE BAKING CONTEST
    HARRISBURG - Belinda Myers of Dallastown, York County, won first place in Pennsylvania’s Greatest Shoe-Fly Pie Contest on Jan. 16 at the 2009 Pennsylvania Farm Show. In its 10th year, Myers’ pie bested 41 other entries to receive a cash prize of $500. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/16/2009
    RED & WHITE REIGNS SUPRREME AT PENNSYLVANIA FARM SHOW
    HARRISBURG – With the addition of a Red & White show in the dairy cattle competition, this year marked the first time all seven dairy breeds have been represented at the Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/16/2009
    DAIRY ‘DAHLIA’ NAMED BEST DOE SHOW
    HARRISBURG – Ann Weikel’s LaMancha doe, SG Rockspring DK Dahlia Dahlia, was named Dairy Goat Best Doe in Show on Friday, Jan. 16, at the 2009 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/16/2009
    MAVENS OUT-PUMP MILKERS, ‘SHAKES, AND NUGGETS IN CELEBRITY COW MILKING CONTEST
    HARRISBURG – Competition was fierce as rivals Agriculture Secretary Dennis Wolff and former Representative Art Hershey squared-off in the Celebrity Cow Milking Contest on Friday, Jan. 16 at the 2009 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/16/2009
    ANTIQUE TRACTORS ‘DANCE’ AROUND PENNSYLVANIA FARM SHOW
    HARRISBURG – Some people enjoy working with antique tractors. Some people like to square dance. The Roof Garden Tractor Buddies and the Middle Creek Tractor Swingers partake in both of these activities at the same time through tractor square dancing. The two groups showcased their driving abilities on Friday, January 16 at the 2009 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/16/2009
    ‘GLAMOUR GIRL’ HAS RUNWAY FINISH IN JUNIOR MEAT BREEDING GOAT SHOW
    HARRISBURG – Whitney Kessinger’s Fullblood/Purebred Boer Doe, “Glamour Girl,” was named Grand Champion in the Junior Meat Breeding Goat show on Thursday, Jan. 15, at the 2009 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/15/2009
    HERSHEY CHEF NAMED PENNSYLVANIA’S BEST
    HARRISBURG – Chef Michael Collier, executive chef at the Hershey Country Club in Hershey, Pa., dished up the winning entrée and appetizer to take home the title of PA Preferred Best Chef of Pennsylvania. The third annual competition was held on Thursday, Jan. 15, at the 2009 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/15/2009
    CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIANS ‘RINGERS’ IN HORSESHOE PITCHING CONTEST
    HARRISBURG- Twenty-three pitchers competed in the 2009 Pennsylvania Farm Show’s horseshoe pitching contest on Thursday, Jan. 15, hosted by the Pennsylvania National Horseshoe Pitching Association. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/15/2009
    ANTIQUE AND GARDEN TRACTORS REV-UP THEIR ENGINES AT FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – More than 100 antique tractors, gasoline engines, antique trucks, and feedbags were on display for visitors at the Pennsylvania Farm Show on Wednesday, January 14, in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/15/2009
    UNION COUNTY YOUTH CALLS, JUDGES ANSWER
    HARRISBURG- Mike Weaver of Allenwood, Union County, was named the Champion Auctioneer at the annual Pennsylvania Auctioneers Association Bid-Calling Contest on Wednesday, Jan. 14, at the 2009 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/15/2009
    DAUPHIN COUNTY YOUTH SAYS ‘HALLELUJIA’ AFTER WINNING BEST DOE IN SHOW IN JUNIOR DAIRY GOAT DIVISION
    HARRISBURG – Morgan Winfindale’s two-year-old LaMancha goat, “Hallelujia,” was named Best Doe in Show in the Junior Dairy Goat show on Thursday, Jan. 15 at the 2009 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/15/2009
    “LITTLE BIT” AND ZOOK WIN NOVICE TITLE: “SILVER SUSIE” AND IKE EARN GOLD OPEN TITLE
    HARRISBURG –Nancy Zook of Jobstown, N.J. and her registered Quarter Horse Little Bit, won the novice title at the United States Team Penning Association event, held at the 2009 Pennsylvania Farm Show. Ike Weikert of Gettysburg, Pa., won the open division. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/15/2009
    SPECIAL NEEDS PENNSYLVANIANS HAVE EXTRA SPECIAL DAY AT FARM SHOW
    HARRISBURG— Kids and adults with special needs enjoyed an extraordinary day at the Pennsylvania Farm Show’s first ever “Exceptional Rodeo,” held Thursday, Jan. 15. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/14/2009
    NORTH CAROLINA SISTERS TAKE HOME VICTORY FOR FIFTH YEAR IN A ROW
    HARRISBURG – Randy Cadwell of Southern Pines, N.C., clocked in the winning time of 72.16 seconds at the Arena Carriage Racing competition on Wednesday, Jan. 14, at the 2009 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg, marking her fifth straight win in the competition. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/14/2009
    MONTOUR TIME WARP VEXES COMPETITION DURING FARM SHOW SHEEP TO SHAWL
    HARRISBURG - The ever popular Sheep to Shawl Competition returned to the 2009 Pennsylvania Farm Show on Wed., Jan. 14. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/14/2009
    FORT FREELAND FLICKERS WOVE THROUGH THE COMPETITION AT SECOND ANNUAL FLEECE TO SHAWL
    HARRISBURG - Four teams scrambled to out-weave one another in the youth fleece to shawl contest at the 2009 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/14/2009
    FLAG RACING BRINGS FAST-PACED EQUINE ACTION TO FARM SHOW
    HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Flag Racing Association, composed of a group of friends and families, held two competitions, wowing the 2009 Farm Show crowds on Wednesday, Jan. 14. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/14/2009
    THERE’S NO BUSINESS LIKE ‘FARM SHOW’ BUSINESS
    HARRISBURG – People kicked up their heels and kicked out the jams in the “Farm Show’s Got Talent Contest,” a new event at the 2009 Pennsylvania Farm Show held Tuesday, Jan. 13. Thirty-one acts danced, sang and strummed their best in hopes of being named the champion of the contest. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/14/2009
    MIFFLINBURG AREA FFA TOPS AG SAFETY COMPETITION AT THE 2009 FARM SHOW
    HARRISBURG – Four teams of FFA students from throughout the commonwealth displayed a wealth of knowledge during the Pennsylvania State University Farm Safety and Health Quiz Bowl, held at the 2009 Pennsylvania Farm Show on Wednesday, Jan. 14. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/14/2009
    WESTMORELAND COUNTY BROTHERS ‘PULL’ THIRD WIN AT PENNSYLVANIA FARM SHOW
    HARRISBURG – The Brown brothers of Acme, Westmoreland Co., took home the bragging rights in the heavyweight division of the horse pulling competition at the 2009 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/14/2009
    HIGH SCHOOL RODEO STARS WRANGLE UP THE WINNINGS
    HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania High School Rodeo brought an excited crowd on Saturday, Jan. 10, to the 2009 Pennsylvania Farm Show. With nearly every seat full, spectators watched as Pennsylvania’s youth participated in events such as bull riding, barrel racing, calf roping, goat tying and much more. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/13/2009
    HOMESTYLE FAVORITE REFRESHED BY FAMILY LIVING DEPARTMENT
    HARRISBURG- The 2009 Pennsylvania Farm Show provided new inspiration to commonwealth bakers. For the first time, the event offered a cornbread contest for residents to experiment with this favorite comfort food. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/13/2009
    PONIES PULL PAST PREVIOUS POUNDS
    HARRISBURG – After months of strenuous training, teams of ponies were brought in from all across Pennsylvania to compete in the Champion Pony Pulling Contest on Jan. 13 at the 2009 Pennsylvania Farm Show. The six champion ponies pulled a total of 5,820 more pounds than last year’s champions. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/13/2009
    ERIE COUNTY MAPLE PRODUCER ‘TAPS’ INTO PRIZE MONEY AT PA FARM SHOW
    HARRISBURG – Janet M. Woods, a native of Edinboro, Erie Co., was named Premier Exhibitor, the highest honor in the maple syrup competition at the 2009 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/13/2009
    CLINTON COUNTY 4-H’ER TOPS SALE OF CHAMPIONS AT FARM SHOW
    HARRISBURG – Clinton County 4-H’er, Evan Vonada, cashed in his Grand Champion Junior Market Steer, “Winchester,” selling for $10,000 during the Sale of Champions at the 2009 Pennsylvania Farm Show on Tuesday, Jan. 13. Hoss’s Steak and Sea House, a long-time Farm Show supporter, purchased the 1,300-pound champion. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/13/2009
    WOMEN IN AG DAY FEATURES LEADING LADIES OF THE INDUSTRY
    HARRISBURG – About 50 participants gathered Tuesday, Jan. 13, to hear Pennsylvania’s current and future women leaders share their experiences and goals in agriculture. Jean Lonie, the Executive Assistant to Executive Deputy Secretary Russell Redding, welcomed the crowd and introduced the speakers throughout the day. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/13/2009
    FARM SHOW SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION AWARDS $86,250 TO 23 PENNSYLVANIA STUDENTS
    HARRISBURG – Twenty-three students received $3,750 scholarships from the Pennsylvania Farm Show Scholarship Foundation on Tuesday, Jan. 13, at the 2009 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/13/2009
    ‘VAL’S KIDS’ VISIT PENNSYLVANIA FARM SHOW
    HARRISBURG – “Val’s Kids,” a program aimed at matching children with loving families hosted by news anchor Valerie Pritchett, gave three siblings the opportunity to visit the Pennsylvania Farm Show and be ‘Farm Show Detectives’ for a day on Monday, Jan. 12. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/12/2009
    FARM SHOW VISITORS REMINDED PENNSYLVANIA IS ‘HERE TO HELP’ FAMILIES, BUSINESSES
    HARRISBURG – State agencies are using the 93rd Pennsylvania Farm Show to remind visitors of commonwealth programs that can help families and businesses make it through these tough economic times. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/12/2009
    VICTORY IS SWEET FOR SHORTHORN; SIMMENTAL WINS ‘PRIME’ BULL
    HARRISBURG – There was a great deal of excitement as the Supreme Champion Beef winners were named Monday, Jan. 12, at the 2009 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg, Pa. The Grand Champion Shorthorn Female, CSC Sugar ‘N’ Spice 168, exhibited by Sara Campbell of Sycamore, Greene County, took the Supreme Champion Female. The Supreme Champion Bull went to the Grand Champion Simmental Bull, MF Prime Rib S70, exhibited by Joseph M. Messick of Middletown, Dauphin County. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/12/2009
    WESTMORELAND AND FAYETTE COUNTY 4-H’ERS CREATE EXCITEMENT AT JUNIOR MARKET SWINE SHOW
    HARRISBURG – Twelve-year-old Joey Espey of Scottdale, Westmoreland County, won Grand Champion Junior Market Swine, Monday, Jan. 12, at the 2009 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. Espey topped 328 other hogs with his 276-pound Crossbred. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/12/2009
    PENN STATE PROFESSOR DEMONSTRATES MUSTANGS AND ‘TRAINS’ THE MINDS OF AUDIENCE
    HARRISBURG – Attendees of the 2009 Pennsylvania Farm Show had a wild time watching Suzanne Myers demonstrate some of the techniques she uses when turning wild Mustang horses into friendly companions. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/12/2009
    PLAYFUL POOCHES DAZZLE FARM SHOW SPECTATORS
    HARRISBURG – Herding, racing and jumping canine athletes wowed the crowd on Sunday, Jan. 11, at the 2009 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg, during the “Farm to Fun” dog demonstration. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/11/2009
    EAST BERLIN NATIVE CHANGES DIRECTIONS WITH PINEAPPLE UPSIDE-DOWN CAKE
    HARRISBURG – Deb Walker of East Berlin, Pa., took home a first place ribbon and a $500 prize in the Pineapple Upside-Down Cake Contest at the 2009 Pennsylvania Farm Show on Sunday, Jan. 11. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/11/2009
    'WINCHESTER' SHOOTS TO THE TOP OF THE JUNIOR MARKET STEER SHOW AT 2009 PA FARM SHOW
    HARRISBURG – Evan Vonada of Mill Hall, Clinton County, snagged top honors in the Junior Market Steer Show at the 2009 Pennsylvania Farm Show on Sunday, Jan. 11. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/11/2009
    SUNNY HILL FARMS SHINES IN FARM SHOW HITCH COMPETITIONS
    HARRISBURG — Ken and Karen Sandoe, of Sunny Hill Farms in Myerstown, Pa., took home Grand Champion honors with their Belgians in the 2009 Pennsylvania Farm Show Draft Horse Hitch Competition, held Sunday, Jan. 11. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/11/2009
    JUNIOR BEEF BREEDERS BRING BEST HEIFERS TO HARRISBURG
    HARRISBURG – Junior beef exhibitors brought their best heifers to the Pennsylvania Farm Show, exhibiting 252 head in eight breeds on Sunday, Jan. 11. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/11/2009
    SEASONED 4-H’ER WINS FOURTH FARM SHOW CHAMPION LAMB BANNER
    HARRISBURG – Deputy Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding presented Samantha Adams of Bedford, Pa., the Grand Champion title in the Junior Market Lamb Show on Sunday, Jan. 11, at the 2009 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/11/2009
    JUDGES ‘LYON’ UP FOR ANGEL FOOD CAKE CONTEST
    HARRISBURG –Deb Lyon of Bangor, Pa., won first place out of 67 entries at the Angel Food Cake Contest on Sunday, Jan.11, at the 2009 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/11/2009
    A REAL ‘NUTTY PROFESSOR’ TEACHES YOUTH ABOUT EDIBLE NUTS AT THE PA FARM SHOW
    HARRISBURG – As children pass through the edible nut exhibit at the 2009 Pennsylvania Farm Show, Parker Coble tests them on what they learned. As a former educator, quizzing students of all ages is nothing new for this Gettysburg, Pa., native. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/10/2009
    PINNACLE RIDGE WINERY ACHIEVES PERFECTION WITH 2007 CHAMBOURCIN
    HARRISBURG – Located outside of Kutztown, Pa., in Berks County, Pinnacle Ridge Winery has been competing in the Farm Show Wine Competition for several years. Their traditional approach to winemaking earned them Best of Show and Best Hybrid honors during the Governor’s Cup Award ceremony, held Saturday, Jan. 10. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/10/2009
    SISTERS SERVE UP VICTORY AT BLUE RIBBON APPLE PIE CONTEST
    HARRISBURG—Lorrie Rauch of New Tripoli, Pa., tells her teenage children that hard work will pay off in any situation. Rauch proved her words of advice Saturday, Jan. 10 at the 21st Annual Blue Ribbon Apple Pie Contest, held at the Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/10/2009
    YOUTH FLOCK TO FARM SHOW POULTRY COMPETITIONS
    HARRISBURG- Poultry youth were well represented in the 2009 Pennsylvania Farm Show as nearly 30 youth participated in the showmanship contest and 60 youth entered a poster contest. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/10/2009
    BLAIR COUNTY FFA MEMBER ‘MOCKS’ THE COMPETITION
    HARRISBURG – Jeremy Mock’s 95-pound crossbred topped 160 other goats, taking Grand Champion Junior Market Goat on Saturday, Jan. 10, in Harrisburg at the 2009 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/10/2009
    SMALL CHICKEN WINS BIG AWARD AT PA FARM SHOW POULTRY SHOW
    HARRISBURG – Lebanon County’s Dylan Lape exhibited the best bird in the poultry show at the 2009 Pennsylvania Farm Show on Saturday, Jan. 10. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/10/2009
    CHOCO-CHERRY CHUNKERS ARE A CHOCOLATE LOVERS DELIGHT
    HARRISBURG- Alexis Foor baked up the winning brownie at the annual Hershey’s® Cocoa Classic Cookie and Brownie contest at the 2008 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/10/2009
    CAKE ‘BLASTS’ TO THE TOP OF HERSHEY’S CHOCOLATE CAKE CONTEST
    HARRISBURG- The rich recipe of Jennifer Klinger tempted the judges’ taste buds to win the Hershey’s® Cocoa Classic Chocolate Cake Contest on Jan. 10 at the 2009 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/10/2009
    CELEBRITY CHEFS, LOCAL MEDIA PERSONALITIES WAGE CULINARY ‘BATTLE OF THE SEXES’
    HARRISBURG – A heated “battle of the sexes” culinary competition between two celebrity chefs and their teams of local media personalities fired up the opening day of the 2009 Pennsylvania Farm Show on the PA Preferred Culinary Connection Stage. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/10/2009
    'SPECIAL’ DRAFT HORSE WINS SUPREME CHAMPION HONORS AT PA FARM SHOW
    Harrisburg – Two-year-old Belgian mare, OHF Vision’s I’m Special, proved she was indeed special by winning Supreme Champion Draft Horse at the 2009 Pennsylvania Farm Show on Saturday, Jan 10. The Champion Belgian mare was shown by Jennifer Biddle of Oak Hall Farm in Boalsburg, Pa. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/10/2009
    SWINE ‘SWAGGERS’ HER WAY TO THE TOP
    HARRISBURG – The Supreme Champion swine at the 2009 Pennsylvania Farm Show was the winning Duroc gilt, KENW8 MS SWAGGER 17-5, topping 189 entries from eight different breeds. This dazzling Duroc also sold for $900 at the Bred Gilt sale. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/10/2009
    AGRICULTURE SECRETARY OPENS 2009 PENNSYLVANIA FARM SHOW
    HARRISBURG – Agriculture Secretary Dennis Wolff opened the 2009 Pennsylvania Farm Show today by recognizing Pennsylvania’s commitment to agricultural excellence, from pasture to show ring. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/9/2009
    FIVE ORGANIZATIONS RECOGNIZED FOR ‘KEEPING PENNSYLVANIA GROWING’ AT 2009 PA FARM SHOW
    HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania Agriculture Secretary Dennis Wolff recognized five Pennsylvania organizations for their efforts in keeping “Keeping Pennsylvania Growing” on Friday, Jan. 9 at the 2009 Pennsylvania Farm Show dinner in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/9/2009
    CELEBRITY GROUNDHOG ‘PUNXSUTAWNEY PHIL’ TO VISIT PENNSYLVANIA FARM SHOW
    HARRISBURG – The “world’s most famous groundhog,” Pennsylvania’s own Punxsutawney Phil, is making a repeat appearance at the Pennsylvania Farm Show on Tuesday, Jan. 13, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/8/2009
    YOUTH TO SHOWCASE ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY AGRICULTURAL TECHNOLOGY AT 2009 PA FARM SHOW
    HARRISBURG – Life-size exhibits created by Pennsylvania FFA chapters will showcase agricultural advances that are improving the environment during the 2009 Pennsylvania Farm Show’s Agricultural Technology Display competition. More...
  • 2009 Releases
    1/2/2009
    ‘SHUTTERBUGS’ INVITED TO CAPTURE PA FARM SHOW ON CAMERA
    HARRISBURG – Say cheese! Visitors to the 2009 Pennsylvania Farm Show are invited to snap photos of their favorite show moments to win up to $100 and receive a VIP parking space at the 2010 show, said Agriculture Secretary Dennis Wolff today. More...
  • 2008 Releases
    12/30/2008
    CHEFS TO DELIGHT CULINARY SENSES AT 2009 PENNSYLVANIA FARM SHOW
    HARRISBURG – Popular chefs from the Food Network and Pennsylvania restaurants will show visitors at the 2009 Pennsylvania Farm Show how to create culinary masterpieces from locally produced ingredients through live cooking demonstrations and competitions. More...
  • 2008 Releases
    12/30/2008
    TRACTORS ‘PULL’ FARMERS, FAMILIES TO PA FARM SHOW
    HARRISBURG – Tractor enthusiasts will find a variety of events to match their interests during “Antique & Farm Family Fun Day” on Wednesday, Jan. 14 during the 2009 Pennsylvania Farm Show, which runs from Jan. 10-17 in Harrisburg. More...
  • 2008 Releases
    12/30/2008
    FARM PROFITABILITY, TRANSITION WORKSHOPS TO BE HELD AT 2009 PENNSYLVANIA FARM SHOW
    HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania producers may benefit from a series of free workshops focused on farm profitability and transition at the 2009 Pennsylvania Farm Show, Agriculture Secretary Dennis Wolff said today. More...
  • 2008 Releases
    12/23/2008
    ‘KID DETECTIVES’ WILL BE ON THE CASE AT THE 2009 PA FARM SHOW
    HARRISBURG – Children visiting the 2009 Pennsylvania Farm Show can become “Farm Show Detectives” and investigate where milk comes from, find out why bees are important to growing food, and discover what dogs can do, said Agriculture Secretary Dennis Wolff. More...
  • 2008 Releases
    12/23/2008
    ‘WOMEN IN AGRICULTURE DAY’ TO HIGHLIGHT PENNSYLVANIA’S HERITAGE, FUTURE
    HARRISBURG – Women involved in agriculture are invited to celebrate past, present and future industry leaders during “Women in Agriculture Day,” from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 13, in the VIP Lounge, at the 2009 Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...
  • 2008 Releases
    12/10/2008
    FARM SHOW TO SHOWCASE HOW AGRICULTURE IS ‘KEEPING PENNSYLVANIA GROWING’
    HARRISBURG – The 2009 Pennsylvania Farm Show promises to offer something to interest each of its anticipated 400,000 visitors - from milkshakes to tractors to alpacas, said Agriculture Secretary Dennis Wolff today as he announced that the 93rd show is set for Jan. 10-17 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex & Expo Center in Harrisburg. More...