HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Co-Operative of Potato Growers announced today that guests will be able to learn the latest on potato production in the commonwealth, as well as purchase PA Farm Show potato donuts and fresh cut French fries during the 2021 Ag Progress Days (APD) from August 10-12, at the Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research Center in Rock Springs, Centre County.
“We are excited to once again team up with Penn State’s Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology during this year’s show to share the latest on potato production with growers and consumers,” said Nathan Tallman, Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Co-Operative Potato Growers. Inc. “Also individuals will have the chance to purchase PA Farm Show potato donuts and our fresh cut French fries this year for the first time ever during this event.”
The Cooperative’s annual educational booth, in partnership with the Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology, will be located in the Yard and Garden Area on W. 11th Street.
For the first time ever at Ag Progress Days, the Cooperative will be offering their PA Farm Show potato donuts and fresh cut French fries for purchase at their food booth located at the intersection of Main Street and West 8th Street. Showgoers can pick up PA Farm Show potato donuts plain, powdered sugar, or cinnamon and sugar by the dozen or as a single donut, along with half-dozen of the powdered sugar. The fresh cut French fries will be available in two sizes.
The Pennsylvania Co-Operative Potato Growers will be following the current guidelines for health and safety practices put in place by Penn State Ag Progress Day’s management, the University, and local officials.
Guests can visit this year’s Ag Progress Days event, Pennsylvania’s largest outdoor agricultural exposition, on August 10, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., August 11, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., and August 12, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Parking and admission are free. For a full schedule of events and complete map, visit https://agsci.psu.edu/apd.
–Pennsylvania Co-Operative of Potato Growers