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Fill a Glass With Hope® Kickoff At PA Farm Show

With a celebratory milkshake toast and official bell ringing, First Lady Frances Wolf and Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding joined former NFL star, Jason Brown, dairy industry leaders, Feeding PA food bank leaders, Ms. Senior America Esmeralda Ybarra Hetrick, Pennsylvania dairy royalty, Pennsylvania Dairymen’s Association, and American Dairy Association North East (ADANE) at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center to kick off the 2020 Fill a Glass with Hope® campaign, a charitable fresh milk distribution program.

The PA Farm Show Brings Us Together

Guest blogger Denae Hershberger is the 2019-2020 Pennsylvania State Alternate Dairy Princess

Pennsylvania is a unique state with several large metropolitan areas and a vast rural zone. While the Keystone state population may be split on their sports teams and cultural identities, one thing brings us all together: the Pennsylvania Farm Show. For a few days a year all Pennsylvanians can bond over the bustle and excitement surrounding Farm Show.

A Chance Meeting Starts a Dairy Farm Legacy

Guest blogger, Laurel Fogleman, is the 2019-2020 Centre County Dairy Princess 

Pennsylvania runs deep with an agricultural heart. Since its founding in 1787, its agricultural communities have been thriving and fostering a love for Pennsylvania land and the animals and crops it produces. When most people think of dairy farmers, they think of things like milk, cheese, maybe ice cream or overalls; but when I hear “dairy farmer,” I think of a long-standing tradition of passion.