Interested in connecting with consumers to build trust in dairy? Volunteers are needed for the live dairy cow birthing center, the Calving Corner at the 2022 Pennsylvania Farm Show from January 8-15, at the Farm Show Complex & Expo Center in Harrisburg, Pa.

To register as a volunteer, visit

Farms providing cows for the Calving Corner

  • MercerVu Farms – Mercersburg, Franklin County
  • Burk-Lea Farms – Chambersburg, Franklin County
  • Walton Farms – Cochranville, Chester County
  • Brook-Corner Holsteins – Lebanon, Lebanon County

Calving Corner volunteers must be 18 years old and are expected to participate in a training webinar before each shift (electronic link will be sent to volunteers). Appropriate volunteer attire is clean, comfortable footwear; clean, neat jeans or pants (no holes); and a provided Calving Corner sweatshirt.

Farm Show parking passes will be mailed to registered individuals that submit a mailing address before December 26, 2021. Contact Calving Corner Project Manager Miriam Miller at for more information.

The Calving Corner is made possible by ADA North East, Pennsylvania Dairymen’s Association, Friends of Farm Show Foundation, Professional Dairy Managers of Pennsylvania, Center for Dairy Excellence, Mid-Atlantic/AgChoice Farm Credit, Land O’Lakes Foundation, Professional Dairy Producers Foundation, Northeast Agriculture Education Foundation, Inc., and additional organizations with support from the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture.