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Harford farmers, community connect at ag symposium at HCC Saturday

Harford farmers, community connect at ag symposium at HCC Saturday

Lawrason Sayre has seen many changes over the decades he has been a farmer in Harford County, changes that at times have been controversial, but he stresses that they are necessary as the number of farmers in the U.S. has decreased while the American — and global — population has grown.

“There has been a lot of change — we need it,” Sayre, 91, said during a panel discussion at an inaugural agricultural symposium at Harford Community College Saturday.

The symposium, called “Food, Farmers and Community: Opening the Dialogue,” was an opportunity for local farmers and representatives of the government agencies and organizations that support them to meet members of the community...

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