2022 State Butter Sculpture Revealed

The Butter Sculpture from the Pennsylvania Farm Show 2022.
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The Pennsylvania Farm Show is back and better than ever.

The long-awaited annual butter sculpture was unveiled at the event in Harrisburg on Thursday.

The staple of the Farm Show fits into this year’s theme, Harvest More. It is dedicated to the nearly 5,400 daily farmers in the State of Keystone.

The sculpture, sponsored by the American Dairy Association North East (ADANE), features urban and rural farmers coming together to toast glasses of milk.

Jim Victor and Marie Pelton began work in mid-December sculpting the artwork from half a ton of butter donated by Land O ‘Lakes in Carlisle, Cumberland County.

Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding with others at the sculpture.
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“The Butter Sculpture is a creative way to showcase the state’s dedicated dairy farmers and the important role agriculture plays in our lives,” said Casandra Long, a dairy farmer with Doodle-A-Long Farms. in County Chester. “Producing nutritious milk and dairy products and feeding people is what I love most as a dairy farmer. ”

Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding praised farmers across the state as he inspected the sculpture.

The Pennsylvania Farm Show began Thursday and will run until next Saturday. For more information, click here.

Credit: PA Internet News Service
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