Many student STEM projects are rooted in area agriculture

On March 28, 2017

It’s not a topic that immediately comes to mind while traveling through the gently rolling hills of Lancaster County’s vast agricultural landscape.

But it’s there, lurking in the barns and out in the fields. It’s there, along the rows of fruit trees and in the many food-processing facilities. It’s there, actually, on the prongs of your fork.

It is STEM, the acronym for science, technology, engineering and math. All four subjects can be connected to the agriculture industry, and plenty of examples of their uses can be found right here in this county.

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