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PA Farm Show 2017

Penn Vet & the PA Farm Show


Penn Vet is a proud annual exhibitor at Pennsylvania's Farm Show, the largest indoor agricultural exposition in the country, with 6,000 animals, 10,000 competitive exhibits, and 300 commercial exhibits.

Stop by the Penn Vet booth where you will find our veterinarians, faculty, staff, and students, as well as fun, educational activities about animals and their care. Our booth's theme this year is "One Health: how Penn Vet leads in protecting animals, people, and the planet."

  • When:  January 6-13, 2018
  • Where:
    Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex & Expo Center
  • 2300 North Cameron Street
    Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17110
  • Exit 67 off Interstate 81

2018 Activities

  • Free animal headbands: Kids can take home a headband with a picture of a horse, cow, dog, or cat.

    Yucky Stuff at PA Farm Show

  • Yucky Stuff: Look through and try to identify skulls, teeth, and some really s

    urprising stuff we've pulled out of animal stomachs.
  • X-Rays: Ever wondered what your animal looked like in an X-Ray? Now is your chance to find out. See broken and repaired bones, some

    strange things animals have swallowed, and the bone structures of several different species. 
  • Videos: Sit for a few minutes and see what Penn Vet does, through photos and videos, for Pennsylvania and beyond. 
  • Experts: Our veterinarians, faculty, staff, and students will be at the booth from 9 am to 5 pm every day.
    • Stop by the Ag 101 Stage, located beside the main Food Court, to hear from New Bolton Center faculty:
    • Sunday, January 7, 2018 at 3:30 pm and Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 3:30 pm: Dr. Lisa Murphy presents "Veterinary Toxicology - Animal CSI." In her presentation, Dr. Murphy will discuss adventures in her career as a veterinary toxicologist, including unique and challenging cases worked up at the PADLS New Bolton Center Toxicology laboratory.
    • Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 1:30 pm: Dr. Rose Nolen-Walston presents "Global Worming: How to Prevent Dewormer Meltdown in the 21st Century." Dr. Nolen-Walston will discuss the importance of animal owners being vigilant in their wormer usage and combatting parasitic resistance. 

PA Farm Show Penn Vet Booth Location

Penn Vet Booth

Our booth is located in the Exposition Hall past the Food Court. Penn Vet's booth is highlighted in yellow on the map.