HARRISBURG, Pa. — The inaugural Today’s Agriculture display, unveiled prior to the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show, showed how crops are grown and food animals are raised.Organizers say discussions are under way that will take the exhibit to a whole new level next January.Many organizations, with employees who are passionate about the agriculture industry, are collaborating to develop a bigger and better display: larger area; better use of visual media; more ways to become engaged; even more farmers and industry representatives available to answer questions; and a closer connection to the food on your plate.
Opening barn doors
Agriculture is often blamed for not letting the public see how their food is produced, and the exhibit works to dispel that idea with the straight-forward approachIf interested in learning more about the 2013 exhibit or how your organization may be able to provide support or promotion of Today’s Agriculture, visit www.pennag.com/OurWork/ConsumerOutreach/TodaysAgricultureDisplay.aspx or contact Chris Herr at 717-651-5920 or firstname.lastname@example.org.A video has been created to recap the success of the inaugural display. Visit www.youtube.com/watch?v=XsYYbl-wE88 to learn more about how the Today’s Agriculture display effectively tells the story of today’s agriculture to the questioning public.The expanded exhibit will be on display Jan. 4-12, 2013, at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg.
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