A 20-pound mini butter sculpture of the 2022 Harvesting More logo, sculpted by Garret McCall, winner of the 2021 Butter Up! competition held during the virtual 2021 PA Farm Show, is pictured at a press conference announcing plans for the 2022 Farm Show, at Vale Wood Farms in Loretto on Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021. (Source: Pa.gov)

Headlines:

In-person Farm Show planned for 2022:  The Department of Agriculture said it will "make whatever adjustments are necessary" to ensure safety from Covid-19. Vendors are enthusiastic about the return to a live event. (Source: CBS 21)

Northern York, middle, high schools shift to remote learning: The district said it has 19 confirmed Covid-19 cases at the high school and 18 at the middle school, with more under investigation. (Source: WITF)

Pequea Valley school board delays mask mandate nearly 3 weeks: Parents will have until Oct. 5 to obtain a medical exemption for their children. The unanimous vote came over the objections of the superintendent, but was in line with the majority of the roughly 90 parents who attended the school board meeting. (Source: LNP)

National/world roundup: Gen. Milley defends calls made to reassure China. (Source: AP) FDA to vote on booster shots. (Source: CBS News) Taliban replaces women's ministry with ministry of virtue & vice. (Source: Reuters) 24 states threaten lawsuits over vaccine mandate. (Source: U.S. News) Major investigation launched to study long-haul Covid-19. (Source: UPI)

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