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Pennsylvania farmers are aging, creating an uncertain future for their communities and industry

“It’s really a huge passion, and it’s very hard to give that up.”

By An-Li Herring/WESA

New report shows Pennsylvania farmland is on the decline

The authors concluded the state’s total farmland acreage declined by six percent, since previous census data was collected in 2012. The trends could lead to less food produced in Pennsylvania and limited open land for environmental protection.

By Julia Agos/WITF

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