102nd Pennsylvania Farm Show

The 102nd Pennsylvania Farm Show will be held January 6–13, 2018, with PPEM volunteers staffing the AgExplorer Mushrooms Learning Station.

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January 6, 2018 9:00 AM to January 13, 2018 5:00 PM

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Pennsylvania is proud to host the 102nd Pennsylvania Farm Show, the largest indoor agricultural exposition in the nation, with nearly 6,000 animals, 10,000 competitive exhibits, and 300 commercial exhibits.

Members of the Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology (PPEM) will volunteer in four-hour shifts at the Farm Show AgExplorer Mushrooms Learning Station daily Saturday–Friday, January 6-12, from 9–7:00 p.m., and Saturday, January 13, from 9–5:00 p.m.

The unique AgExplorer program will teach visitors about Pennsylvania agriculture through fun, interactive, and hands-on learning. Maps will help guide AgExplorers throughout the complex to interactive stations identified by the AgExplorer logo.

Department members who can volunteer should contact Kimberly Paley with availability date(s) and shirt size.

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