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Well-Known Horticulturist Passes Away After 31 Years With Penn State Extension

A well-known horticulture educator with the Penn State Extension who passed away early in December is being remembered by the people who worked with him locally and across the state.

Thomas G. Ford, 63, of Duncansville, was a commercial horticulture educator for 41 years, with 31 of those being with the Penn State Extension.

Joe Diamond of the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau said he was a valuable resource to those in the agricultural community who produced fruits and vegetables.

“Tom did a tremendous job — anyone who worked with him got a lot out of it — it will be a big loss to the commu...

 

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