2017 Butter Sculpture revealed, serves as tribute to dairy farmers

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HARRISBURG, Pa.– The Pennsylvania Farm Show revealed its 2017 Butter Sculpture this morning.

The sculpture, created by Jim Victor and Marie Pelton, is a tribute to dairy farmers who are “committed to a culture of stewardship.”

There are a few interesting facts about this sculpture:

  • The sculpture weighs over 1,000 pounds
  • It takes 2,518 pounds of milk to create 1,000 pounds of butter
  • There is enough butter to butter 96,000 pancakes!
  • The sculpture weighs the same as:

116 gallons of milk

17.5 Amazon drones

40 flat screen TVs (32″)

2,666 iPhones (6 version)

8 newborn calves

This sculpture and more can be found at the Pennsylvania Farm Show, which will run from Jan. 7 – Jan. 14.