HARRISBURG, Pa. — The theme for the 104th Pennsylvania Farm Show is "Imagine the Opportunities."
“This January, farm show-goers will have a chance to explore the breadth of Pennsylvania agriculture, our heritage and the innovation driving our future,” said Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding. “Each and every one of more than half a million attendees will have the power to imagine how they can support, or be a part of, Pennsylvania agriculture’s bright future.”
Sept. 26 marked 100 days from the start of the 2020 show.
“Each year, the Pennsylvania Farm Show uses a theme to convey our vision for the future of Pennsylvania agriculture. This year, we see nothing but bright horizons and we want all of Pennsylvania to imagine how they can be a part of it,” said Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex Executive Director Sharon Altland. “I encourage everyone to come to Harrisburg in January for a first-hand experience of the industry that is a lifestyle for so many; to come and imagine the opportunities.”
In July, Gov. Tom Wolf signed the first-ever Pennsylvania Farm Bill, a $23.1 million investment in Pennsylvania agriculture to grow opportunities and resources, remove barriers to entry, and inspire future generations of leaders within agriculture. It’s meant to harnesses the entrepreneurial spirit of those who fuel the commonwealth’s leading industry.
The Pennsylvania Farm Show is the nation’s largest indoor agricultural event, featuring 12,000 competitive exhibits, more than 5,200 of which are animal competitions, plus more than 300 commercial exhibitors. The show will run from Jan. 4-11. Admission is free and parking is $15 in all Farm Show Complex-operated lots.
Leading up to January, the PA Farm Show will use its Facebook and Instagram accounts to highlight new events and exhibits, food, contests, pre-show happenings, and opportunities in agriculture.