Makin' Hay At The Airport

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Wright is conservation farmer of the year

By Greg Summers

Farmers are known for their patience, but Elvin D. “Donnie” Wright Jr., takes it to the extreme.
Wright, recently named the 2013 Conservation Farmer of the Year by the Lancaster County Soil and Water Conservation District, grinned as he brushed his hand through the waist-high grass along the sloping hill behind Lancaster County Airport.
“I just enjoy farming,” Wright said as he watched a small plane touch down on the airport runway. “Don’t get me wrong – it’s a lot of work, but I like it.”

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