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​Monday, JANUARY 8, 2018


Ag Careers & Education Day: Agriculture offers real-life applications of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math concepts kids learn in school. On Monday, January 8, we will highlight the multitude of STEM careers available in agriculture with lots of hands-on activities and demonstrations. 

 AgExplorer, Diversity on Display, Know Your Farmer, Calving Corner, AG101 Presentations and Family Living Demonstrations including branch carving, lace making, wheat weaving, spinning, wool carding, wildlife artists, blacksmithing, chair caning, and the Bluebird Society of PA demonstrations are open and take place daily during operating hours.

Location Key:
Location Key:
BH          PA Preferred ™ Banquet Hall
CCC Crossroads Conference Center
E             East Hall
KCC        Keystone Conference Center
LA           New Holland Large Arena
CCS        Culinary Connection Stage
LFS         Lancaster Farming Stage
EL            East Maclay Street Lobby
GFS         Good Foods Stage
SA           Small/Sale Arena
EX           Exposition Hall
EA           Equine Arena
EB           Equine Barn
M             Main Hall

8 a.m.                  Junior Market Swine Show, followed by Showmanship (SA)
                            Open Beef Cattle Show (EA)

8:30 a.m.             Agricultural Education Demonstrations (LFS)

10 a.m.                Maple Production Demonstration by the PA Maple Syrup Producers (CCS)
                            Wood Carving Demonstration by C. Lubkemann (GFS)

11 a.m.                Qui Qui Masara, Executive Chef at Mangia Qui (CCS)
                            Agri-Magic Show (GFS)

12 p.m.                Kathryn Long, RDN, LDN, and Erin Dunleavy MS, RDN, LDN, Weis Markets, Inc. (CCS)
                            Make It & Take It: Snack Mix (EL)

1 p.m.                  Barry Crumlich, Executive Chef at the Pennsylvania Governor's Residence (CCS)
                            Agri-Magic Show (GFS)

2 p.m.                  David Taddei, Executive Chef at DelGrosso's Amusement Park, Inc. and Marianna Foods, Inc. (CCS)
                            Pennsylvania State FFA Association Mid-Winter Convention (LA)
                            Demonstration by the PA Gourd Society (GFS)

3 p.m.                  Jason Clark, Restaurant Chef at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course (CCS)
                            Blacksmith Demonstration (GFS)

4 p.m.                  Jim Woltman, Executive Chef at The Mill in Hershey (CCS)
                            Agri-Magic Show (GFS)

5 p.m.                  John & Sukey Jamison, Owners of Jamison Farm (CCS)

6 p.m.                  Honey Extraction Demonstration by the Pennsylvania State Beekeepers Association (CCS)
                            Mini Horse Pull (EA)

6:45 p.m.             Square Dance Parade, followed by Competition (LA)