HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 6 (UPI) -- A 1,000-pound butter sculpture was unveiled Thursday in Pennsylvania for the 101st Pennsylvania Farm Show.
Sculptors Jim Victor and Marie Pelton, of Conshohocken, handcrafted the incredibly detailed scene depicting a landscape featuring farms, hillsides and a forest, according to CBS Philadelphia.
Victor and Pelton described dairy farmers as environmental stewards of the land, air, water and community and said the sculpture was designed to innovative farm practices to enrich soil and reduce stormwater runoff, WHTM reported.
Land O' Lakes donated more than 1,000 pounds of butter to build the sculpture, which will be run through a methane digester and converted into renewable energy at a Juniata County dairy farm after the show.
Butter sculptures have been a tradition at the annual show since 1991.
The 2017 Pennsylvania Farm Show will begin on Saturday and focus on the theme the "Culture of Stewardship."