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A youth exhibitor competes at the 2017 Premier National Junior Show, part of the All-American Dairy Show.

The 2020 All-American Dairy Show has been canceled to mitigate the risk of COVID-19. The show was originally scheduled to run Sept. 12-16, 2020, at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center.

"It’s the right thing to do for our agriculture community," state Ag Secretary Russell Redding said.

With 23 shows, All-American normally attracts 1,000 exhibitors with 2,000 dairy cattle from the U.S. and Canada.

The announcement comes a day after the cancellation of the Keystone International Livestock Exposition, traditionally held soon after All-American at the Farm Show Complex.

The next All-American is planned for Sept. 18-22, 2021.

For questions or concerns please contact the All-American Dairy Show Office at aads@pa.gov.

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