“It began with a plow and grew into a family tradition.”
In 1947 a plowing contest was held on the Jack Roe property in Meridian. This was the birth of an idea to get the city folks, businessmen, and farmers together to better understand one another. Some farm organizations sponsored the educational program. The idea was so well received that it was decided to form an organization to keep the event alive. The organization became the Butler Farm Show, Inc., in 1948.
8/21/2020 – The PA Dept of Agriculture has officially announced that the 2021 PA Farm Show will be virtual. This means there will be no Special Baking Contests held at the PA Farm Show in January 2021. Information about the 2021 local/county fair and 2022 PA Farm Show special baking contests will be released after February.