Senator Gets First-Hand Look at Conservation Practices

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U.S. Sen. Bob Casey Jr. visited a Lancaster County farm on Aug. 4 to learn about agricultural conservation practices.

“I think more people should visit a place like this,” the Pennsylvania Democrat said.

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation organized the tour at the Joseph Smucker farm to showcase the full suite of conservation upgrades that have been installed there.

Riparian buffers, cover crops, even rain gutters on the barn can make a big difference to water quality. U.S. Sen. Bob Casey Jr. saw all this and more on a farm tour that showcased conservation upgrades. Read about it in Lancaster Farming