Farm Science Review wrapup: A challenging year for farmers, but still ‘optimism’

Even during a challenging year for farmers, CFAES’ 57th annual Farm Science Review topped recent years’ visitor totals with its first-ever career fair, more than a hundred educational talks, and new technology. 

This year’s late harvest helped boost attendance at the show, which attracted 114,590 people during its three days, Sept. 17–19. Often at this time of year, farmers are driving their combines to harvest their crops. Instead, some were eyeing the brand-new combines and tractors displayed at the show, taking pictures of their children and grandchildren behind the wheel.

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