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What is Adams County’s largest industry? It’s not what you think

This is a rare view, the look from within the cab of Jay Arentz’s combine as he harvest soybeans on one of his Adams County farms, covering 3,300 acres. A Hanover Evening Sun story raises an interesting question about land preservation in Adams County, which Arentz Hay and Grain actively participates in: What is Adams’ largest industry? Not tourism. Adams County ranked sixth out of Pennsylvania’s 67 counties in agricultural production in 2007, the most recent year surveyed, the Evening Sun reported. Adams, like York County, is working to preserve this farmland. Between 2007 and 2007, acreage in farming dropped by 4 percent, the story states.

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York’s First Friday art exhibit ‘Bringing the River to the City’ – Linked in to York County, Pa., history, 3/28/13

York, Pa.’s, First Friday visitors will have an opportunity to see a special art exhibit featuring Visions of the Susquehanna art. This art, as the name suggests, provides scenes along the Susquehanna River. The art was captivating when exhibited at York College of Pennsylvania several years ago, and some of the pieces are part of the permanent collection of the Susquehanna Gateway Heritage Area.

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Amish, Mennonite faiths explored, explained in new Lancaster exhibit: Linked into history, 3/2/13

Yorktownsquare.com explores York County towns, what’s off Interstate 83’s exists, an exhibit opening on Lancaster County Amish and Mennonites and a recent black history fair.

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