Digging Retirement

5/18/2013 7:00 AM

Photo by Stan Hall

Elmer Z. Martin of Ephrata Township, Lancaster County, Pa., may have turned his excavating company over to his son, but he’s been keeping himself busy by building a scaled-down excavator from reconstructed garden tractors. Martin said he excavated many a farm terrace during his long career in the business.


Is the EPA being unrealistic in its timeline to reduce farm runoff into the Chesapeake Bay?

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