Farming Magazine - August, 2009


Ag Progress Days

August 18-20, Rock Springs, Pa.

Ag Progress Days,Pennsylvania’s largest outdoor agricultural exposition, will return for its annual three-day run, August 18-20. Sponsored by Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences, the event is held at the Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research Center at Rock Springs, nine miles southwest of State College, Pa.

FREE Admission and Parking
FREE APD shuttle service from/to downtown State College, Pa.

More than 400 commercial exhibitors will display the latest goods and services. Interactive educational exhibits, guided tours and workshops will show how agricultural researchers and educators are addressing important issues, safeguarding and improving our food supply and the environment, and helping to enhance the efficiency and profitability of agriculture and related industries.

Other highlights:

  • The Equine Learning Center offers seminars and demonstrations on a wide range of equine-related topics, geared to all levels of horse knowledge and experience.
  • The Family Room Building will offer storytelling, live animals and interactive displays for kids.
  • Field machinery demonstrations will feature hay mowing, hay rakes and tedders, baling, bale handling and conservation tillage.

For more information, e-mail or visit

Show Hours

Tuesday,August 18, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday,August 19,
9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Thursday,August 20, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Visit these folks at the show!


AerWay Vertical Tillage is used to relieve compaction, manage crop residue and to warm and loosen soils. Dial in your degree of tillage.

AgCore, Inc.

Distributors for Remlinger, My-D Han-D, Tonutti, Harvestec, Danuser and Highline rock pickers and movers.

Bergman Mfg.

The AGRI-Speed Hitch is a PTO-compatible drawbar mount designed to ease the process of hitching/unhitching a range of farm implements.

Cummings & Bricker

Distributor of farm, forest and lawn and garden equipment throughout the Northeast.

Dairy Farmers of America, Inc.

DFA Northeast represents almost 1,600 member farms, producing 2.8 billion pounds of milk annually. Offering competitive prices, programs and services.

Dairylea Cooperative, Inc.

Farmer-owned ag marketing and service organization with more than 2,500 member farms and the goal of maximizing returns at the farm.

Deep Valley Farm

Fight Bac teat disinfectant from Deep Vally Farm controls mastitis by blowing away milk residue and leaving pure disinfectant at the teat orifice.


The TMR Tracker Feed Management software helps farmers track ration and DMI, feed costs and inventories using a PC and feed mixer.

Dr. Register & Assoc.

Drench products now formulated for organic products. Nia Plus Drench, Cal Drench Plus and Jump Start products.

Farmer Boy Ag Supply

Farmer Boy Ag Supply sells, delivers and sets feed bins and offers feed bin parts and accessories such as agitators, drive units and controls.


FMI offers Scott hoists and bodies, Shurco tarp systems, pull tarps, TL Woods toolboxes and Tommy Gate lift gates.

H&S Mfg.

The XTRACAP Forage Box is available in 17, 19 and 21-foot lengths and features a staggered beater design. A fourth beater option is also available.

Kencove Farm Fence, Inc.

The Tippmann Propane Hammer t-post driver uses a standard 14-ounce propane tank and delivers 700 pounds of driving force for posts up to 2 5/8 inches in diameter.

Keystone Concrete

Keystone Concrete manufactures precast concrete, hog and cattle waffle slats, bunker silos, H-J bunks, posts and beams, and box culverts.

Kuhn North America, Inc.

Kuhn North American offers a wide range of agricultural and industrial equipment: spreaders, mixers, hay tools and tillage tools.

Lawn Care Distributors

Distributors of a wide range of outdoor power equipment from Sutech, Ramrod, Efco and Grasshopper.

Nuform Building Technologies, Inc.

Conform is a pre-finished, stay-in-place polymer formwork for concrete walls. Extruded components slide together and create moisture resistant walls for wide variety of applications.


The PortaSCC milk test is an on-farm somatic cell test for subclinical mastitis screening. An optional hand-held reader is available.

Roto Mix LLC

Roto-Mix Vertical Xpress Mixers use a chain and sprocket drive with one right angle gearbox. The low profile, quick mixing twin screw design handles big bales efficiently.

Salsco, Inc.

Salsco Shaving Mills can produce up to 45 cubic yards per hour; 20 to 60-inch models available in electric, engine or PTO driven. Portable or stationary configurations.


The ProTrap Electric Hopper Door Opener features an electric brake that automatically locks the hopper when not in use and a universal mounting bracket.


Valmetal now includes both the Badger line of barn cleaners and chains and silo unloaders and the Hanson Silo line of silage equipment.


Wick Buildings will choose one lucky winner on October 3 to win one of its 30 x 30 x 11 American Classic structures.

Worksaver, Inc.

Integrated-frame bale spears for John Deere loader models feature all welded frame, quick-attach brackes, bolt-in forged spears and optional bolt-on upright kits.

Exhibitor List

Company Name Location
Adams Building Contractors West 1st
Adams Supply West 8th
Aemsco, Inc. West 3rd
Aerway/Haybuster East 3rd
Ag Analytical Services Lab College Bldg.
Ag Choice Farm Credit Ag Choice Bldg
Ag Sourcing International Ltd. West 11th
Agco Corp. East 1st
Agcore, Inc. West 9th
Agri-Basics, Inc. West 11th
Agri-King West 9th
Agri-Plastics Mfg. West 8th
Agri-Sc/D & D Farm Service Ag Choice Bldg
Agri-Service LLC/DM Machinery West 8th
Agricultural Instrument Corp. DLT 2
Agriserve, Inc. Ag Choice Bldg
Agromatic/A.F. Klinzin Co., Inc. West 9th
Albers Dairy Equipment West 10th
All Around Fence Co., Inc. West 5th
Allensville Planing Mill, Inc. West 1st
ALO North America West 6th
Alternate Heating Systems, Inc. West 2nd
Alternative Heating of No. America/Grow and Bloom West 8th American Angus Association DLT 1
American Trauma Society Ag Choice Bldg
Anderson Equipment West 3rd
Animal Diagnostic Laboratory DLT 2
Art’s-Way Mfg. Co., Inc. West 9th
Automatic Farm Systems East 3rd
Autovent, LLC DLT 2
B Sharp West 10th
Bag Man LLC DLT 2
Bastian Tire & Auto Cars West 2nd
Beco Equipment West 1st
Beiler-Campbell Realtors & Auctioneers Ag Choice Bldg
Belles Springs Structures, LLC West 5th
Belmont Machine West 9th
Bergman Mfg., Inc. ECM Bldg/Exh Tent 1
Best Line Equipment West 2nd
Binkley & Hurst LP West 3rd
Blue Seal Feeds Equine
Bobcat/Best Line Equipment West 2nd
Buhler West 6th
Bush Hog LLC West 11th
Business Lease Consultants ECM Bldg/Exh Tent 1
C K Mfg. LLC West 9th
Canns-Bilco Distributors, Inc. West 8th
Carl Neutzel Services West 4th
Carney Cattle & Fence, Inc. West 11th
Center For Dairy Excellence DLT 1
Center For Dirt And Gravel Roads CET
Central Petroleum Co. West 5th
Century Farm Products West 8th
Chemgro Seeds East 6th
Chemtool, Inc. Ag Renewable Energy Tent
Chesapeake Bay Foundation CET
Christian Farmer Outreach Ag Choice Bldg
CLAAS Of America East 5th
Claycomb Fence/Priefert Ranch Equip West 5th
Clean Burn, Inc./Mill Creek Mfg. Co. Exhibit Bldg 2
Clean Cutter Flail & Tiller Blade Co. ECM Bldg/Exh Tent 1
Clearwater Conservancy Of Central PA Ag Choice Bldg
Cleveland Brothers East 1st
Coldwell Banker University Realty West 5th
Conestoga Mfg. LLC West 11th
Congdon Associates Distributing West 2nd
Country Folks/Lee Publications East 6th
Countryway Insurance Co. Ag Choice Bldg
Cover-All Bldg Systems/Snyder Equip West 4th
Cowco, Inc./Hillsdale Ent. West 6th
Cropcare Equipment By PaulB, LLC West 9th
Crow’s Hybrids East 5th
Cummings & Bricker, Inc. West 6th
Custom Marketing Co., Inc. West 3rd
Dairy Marketing Serv./Dairylea Co-op DLT 1
Dairy One DLT 2
Dairymaster USA, Inc. West 11th
Deacon Equipment Co. West 6th
Deep Valley Farm, Inc. DLT 1
Dekalb East 6th
Delaval, Inc. West 11th
Delaware Valley College Main/W 3rd
Diller Equipment West 1st
DK Hostetler Truck Bodies & Trailers East 3rd
Doebler’s East 6th
Dr. Register & Inom DLT 1
DTN/The Progressive Farmer DLT 1
E M Herr Equipment, Inc. West 5th
Early American Steam Engine Society East 5th/Main St.
Ecoflo Of Pa West 10th
Ed Hoover Construction LLC West 4th
Edwin D. Watt Services East 3rd
Eli Fisher Construction West 10th
EMM Sales & Services, Inc. West 1st
Eriel Sales/Milk Products LLC Ag Choice Bldg
Ernst Conservation Seeds CET
Esch Mfg. West 6th
Everett Cash Mutual Insurance Co. ECM Bldg/Exh Tent 1
F S Seed/Growmark F S LLC East 6th
Farmco Mfg. West 4th
Farmer Boy Ag West 5th
Farmers Cooperative Association, Inc. ECM Bldg/Exh Tent 1
Farming: The Journal of Northeast Agriculture - Moose River Media Ag Choice Bldg
Fastline Publications Ag Choice Bldg
Feedmobile, Inc. West 9th
Fetterville Sales ECM Bldg/Exh Tent 1
Fisher & Thompson, Inc. West 9th
Freedom Outdoor Furnace West 4th
Frey Brothers, Inc. West 1st
Fulton Bank ECM Bldg/Exh Tent 1
Gallagher Power Fence West 5th
Gary And Sons, Inc. ECM Bldg/Exh Tent 1
GEA Norbco, Inc. East 1st
Gehl Co. East 3rd
Genex Cooperative DLT 1
Goodville Mutal Ag Choice Bldg
Grassworks Weed Wiper, LLC Great Plains Mfg., Inc. West 3rd
Great Product LLC Ag Choice Bldg
Gro-Mor Plant Food Co., Inc. ECM Bldg/Exh Tent 1
Growers Mineral Solutions West 5th & Main St.
GTS-Welco West 1st
GVM, Inc. West 5th
H & S Mfg. Co., Inc. West 8th
Hamilton Equipment, Inc. East 1st
Hampshire “Easy Loader” Furnace West 6th
Hardi North America, Inc. West 5th
Heat Smart Plus, Inc. West 11th
Heatmor Outdoor Furnaces/Kish Valley Electric West 11th
Hershey Equipment Co. West 4th
Hoard’s Dairyman DLT 1
Holtry’s LLC West 1st
Hoober, Inc. West 2nd
Hoover Tractor LLC West 8th
Hubner Seed Co., Inc. East 5th
Hud-Son Forest Equipment, Inc. West 8th
Hunters Helping Kids ECM Bldg/Exh Tent 1
Husky Farm Equipment Ltd. West 4th
I B A, Inc. East 5th
IAAD/Muscle Products Corp. ECM Bldg/Exh Tent 1
Integrity Ag Systems West 10th
Iva Mfg. West 10th
Jamesway Farm Equipment East 3rd
Jay-Lor Fabricating West 4th
Jernigan’s Environmentals Services West 11th
John Deere Commercial Worksite Products West 5th
John Deere Co. West 5th
Jones Equipment Co. West 11th
Jorama Ranch Trailer Sales Equine-Outside
Joseph A. Thomas Ltd. DBA Bad Dog Tools ECM Bldg/Exh Tent 1
Kamar Products, Inc. DLT 1
Kauffman’s Animal Health, Inc. DLT 2
Keller Engineers, Inc. Ag Renewable Energy Tent
Kencove Farm Fence, Inc. West 10th
Keystone Concrete Products West 9th
Keystone Dressage & Combined Training Assoc. Equine
Keystone Group Agricultural Seeds East 6th
King’s Agriseeds, LLC DLT 2
Kioti Tractor Division West 9th
Kirby Agri, Inc. ECM Bldg/Exh Tent 1
Kpm Exceptional LLC East 5th
Krone Na, Inc. West 9th
Kubota Tractor Corp. East 3rd
Kuhn North America, Inc. West 8th
Kuhns Mfg., LLC West 2nd
L Cubed Corp. DBA Tam Systems East 5th
Laforge Systems, Inc. Ag Choice Bldg
Lamalot Farm DLT 2
Lancaster Dairy Farm Automation West 11th
Lancaster DHIA DLT 2
Lancaster Farming ECM Bldg/Exh Tent 1
Lanchester Trailer Supply, LLC West 11th
Lanco Mfg. Co. West 6th
Lanco-Pennland DLT 1
Land O’Lakes, Inc. DLT 1
Land Pride East 3rd
Land Vest, Inc. Ag Choice Bldg
Lawn Equipment Parts Co. West 9th
Lebanon Valley Implement Co. West 5th
Leon E. Wintermyer, Inc. Equine
M H Eby, Inc. West 8th
M S Bio-Ag ECM Bldg/Exh Tent 1
Mahindra USA, Inc. East 5th
Mahoning Outdoor Furnace West 10th
Manada Construction Co. DLT 2
Marcellus Shale Committee Ag Renewable Energy Tent
Martin’s Welding & Repair West 5th
Maryland And Virginia Milk Producers DLT 1
Mccormick International USA, Inc. West 3rd
Mclanahan Corp. East 1st
Mensch Manufacturing West 4th
Messick Farm Equipment West 8th
Metzler Auto Truck & Trailer West 4th
Metzler Forest Products Ag Choice Bldg
Meyer Mfg. Corp.. West 3rd
Mid Atlantic Agri-Systems East 5th
Mid Man Co. West 5th
Mid-Atlantic Dairy Association DLT 1
Millville Mutual Insurance Co. Equine
Mingle’s Mechanical Contractor Exhibit Bldg 2
Miraco West 4th
Momentum/Monsanto East 6th
Morton Buildings East 6th
Mountain Air Garage Doors West 2nd
Mountain Supply And Repair, Inc. West 6th
Myers Stables Equine
Nachurs Alpine Solutions Ag Choice Bldg
National Farmers Organization DLT 1
National Rifle Association ECM Bldg/Exh Tent 1
National Weather Service Ag Choice Bldg
New Holland East 2nd and Gray Morton
No-Bull Enterprises DLT 2
Northeast Stihl West 4th
Nuform Building Technologies, Inc. DLT 2
Organic Valley/Cropp Cooperative DLT 1
Oxbo International West 6th
P L Rohrer & Bro., Inc. ECM Bldg/Exh Tent 1
Pa. Ag Republicans ECM Bldg/Exh Tent 1
Pa. Arabian Horse Association Equine
Pa. Assoc. For Sustainable Agriculture CET
Pa. Beef Council/Dairy Animal Care Quality Assurance DLT 2
Pa. Cattlemen’s Association DLT 2
Pa. Certified Organic CET
Pa. Chapter Assoc. of Consulting Foresters CET
Pa. Chapter of The American Chestnut Foundation West 11th
Pa. Dairy Princess & Promotion Serv., Inc. DLT 1
Pa. Dairy Promotion Program DLT 1
Pa. DCNR Bureau of Forestry CET
Pa. Dept. of Environmental Protection CET-outside
Pa. Equine Council Equine
Pa. Family Farm Defenders DLT 1
Pa. Farm Bureau East 5th
Pa. Farmers Union Ag Choice Bldg
Pa. Farmland Preservation Assoc. Ag Choice Bldg
Pa. Fish And Boat Commission CET
Pa. Forest Products Assoc./Pa. SFI SIC Ag Choice Bldg
Pa. Forestry Association CET
Pa. Game Commission CET
Pa. Ground Water Association CET
Pa. Hardwoods Development Council West 11th
Pa. Herford Assoc. DLT 2
Pa. Invasive Species Council Ag Choice Bldg
Pa. Llama & Alpaca Association DLT 2
Pa. Migrant Education ECM Bldg/Exh Tent 1
Pa. Milk Marketing Board ECM Bldg/Exh Tent 1
Pa. Office of Rural Health Agrability Tent
Pa. Service And Supply, Inc. West 9th
Pa. Shorthorn Breeder’s Association DLT 2
Pa. Simmental Association DLT 2
Pa. Soybean Board DLT 2
Pa. State Association of County Fairs Ag Choice Bldg
Pa. State Grange Ag Choice Bldg
Pa. State Police Mounted Patrol Equine
Pa. Veterinary Medical Association DLT 2
Pa. Women’s Agricultural Network Ag Choice Bldg
Pa. Young Farmers Association ECM Bldg/Exh Tent 1
Patz Corp.. East 5th
Paul Mueller Co. West 9th
Penn Jersey Products, Inc. West 5th
Penn State Block & Bridle ECM Bldg/Exh Tent 1
Penn State ERM Program CET
Penn State University Potato Growers TBD-Indoor
Penn State Water Resource Extension College Bldg
Pennag Industries Association ECM Bldg/Exh Tent 1
Penta TMR, Inc. East 3rd
Pepper Financial ECM Bldg/Exh Tent 1
Perma-Column East, LLC East 6th
Petersheims Cow Mattresses, LLC West 10th
PFA/PA Tree Farm Program CET
Pik Rite, Inc. West 11th
Pine Valley Fencing West 10th
Pioneer Pole Building, Inc. Ag Choice Bldg
Pioneer, A DuPont Co. East 6th
Poettinger Us, Inc. East 1st
Porta Check, Inc. DLT 2
Power Systems Electric, Inc. West 4th
Precision Planting ECM Bldg/Exh Tent 1
Precision Work, Inc. West 4th
Progressive Dairy Publishing DLT 1
PSU College Of Ag Science - Office Of Undergraduate Studies College Bldg
PSU Co-op Ext - Crop Insurance DLT 2
PSU Co-op Ext - Marcellus Education Team Ag Renewable Energy Tent
PSU Co-op Ext/Aquatic Invasive Species College Bldg
PSU Master Well Owner Network CET
PSU SBDC EMAP Ag Renewable Energy Tent
Quality Craft Tools West 4th
R C Enterprises East 2nd
Rain And Hail LLC ECM Bldg/Exh Tent 1
RBI Corp. West 1st
Recycling At Penn State Ag Renewable Energy Tent
Reed Equipment Sales West 3rd
Reinecker Ag Products DLT 1
Rescue Tape DLT 2
Roberts Oxygen Co., Inc. East 3rd
Rural Community Insurance Services ECM Bldg/Exh Tent 1
Ryder Supply Co. West 6th
S I Distributing West 2nd
Salford Farm Machinery Ltd. East 1st
Salsco, Inc. West 1st
Scafer Fisheries West 8th
Schmidt Fencing West 1st
Schnupp’s Grain Roasting, Inc. West 3rd
Schulte, Inc. West 1st
Seedway, LLC East 6th
Select Sires/Select Sire Power DLT 1
Sensor -1 Ag Choice Bldg
Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center West 8th
Shivvers Mfg., Inc./Country Clipper West 2nd
Shoup Mfg. Ag Choice Bldg
Show-Ease Stall Co. West 9th
Shur-Co. Ag Choice Bldg
Snyder Gates LLC Ag Choice Bldg
Sollenberger Silos, LLC West 4th
Sones Grain Systems West 5th
SSR Contracting West 3rd
Stein-Way Equpment West 2nd
Steiner East 5th
Stoltzfus Spreaders West 6th
Stull Equipment Co. West 2nd - W 3rd
Summit Ag Systems West 11th
Superior Implement (Sisco) West 6th
Synagro West 8th
Syngenta Seeds East 6th
T A Seeds East 6th
Taurus Service, Inc. DLT 1
Teamag, Inc. Ag Choice Bldg
Tech Mix, Inc. DLT 1
This Warm House/Box 43 LLC West 10th
Tigerco Distributing Co. West 9th
Toro/Dotterer Equipment East 3rd
Total Energy Solutions, LLC/Smokeless Heat East 6th
Tractor House ECM Bldg/Exh Tent 1
Trioliet West 2nd
Triple Crown Nutrition/Southern States Equine
Triple H Construction DLT 2
TYM Tractors West 5th
U S Farmer/U S Publishing Ag Choice Bldg
U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers CET
Udder Comfort DLT 2
United Farm Family Insurance Co. ECM Bldg/Exh Tent 1
United Farm Implements, Inc. West 5th
United Soybean Board DLT 2
Universal Cooperatives ECM Bldg/Exh Tent 1
Unverferth Mfg. Co., Inc. West 6th
USDA-Farm Service Agency/Conservation CET
USDA-Farm Service Agency/Farm Programs Ag Choice Bldg
Valmetal, Inc. West 4th
Ventrac East 1st
Vermeer West 4th
Video Surveilance Solutions Ag Choice Bldg
Vonada’s Heating West 6th
W W Engine & Supply, Inc. West 5th
Weaver Distributing ECM Bldg/Exh Tent 1
Westfield Insurance ECM Bldg/Exh Tent 1
Wick Buildings Ag Choice Bldg
Wilkens Walking Floor Trailers East 5th
Windward Farm Equine
Wingfield Distributors, Inc. West 6th
Wood-Mizer Products, Inc. West 2nd
Wyotech Ag Choice Bldg
Yoder Fencing West 2nd
Yoder Way Fabric Building East 2nd
York-Adams 2-Cylinder Club West 5th
Zartman Farms West 10th
Zeiset Equipment West 11th
Zimmerman Cattle Control Equipment By PBZ LLC West 9th
Zimmerman Farm Service, Inc. West 5th
Zimmerman’s Harvestor Repair West 8th
Zimmey’s Diesel Performance West 2nd