Writer Hopes for Return to Pa Farm Show
January 21, 2021
To the Editor:
As with many events, the Pennsylvania Farm Show was forced to go virtual because of the COVID-19 pandemic. There is a bright spot.
Online programs such as the PDA Listening Session, the Agriculture Law Forum, the Grange Broadband Panel, and a host of farmer education webinars on best practices led by Penn State Extension attracted many who normally cannot or would not have traveled to Harrisburg to attend the PA Farm Show in person. The success of these virtual programs also underscores the importance of universal access to high-speed broadband as a critical need for much of...