The Pennsylvania Farm Show unveiled the 2016 butter sculpture this morning, and it looks like this: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
The idea behind the sculpture is quite meta. It’s supposed to represent a generation of farmers experiencing the Farm Show.
Shruggie, meta, whatever — who doesn’t enjoy looking at a good butter sculpture? Every year, it’s the oddest part of the Pennsylvania Farm Show. Here are butter sculptures from past years, going back to 2004 and what they represent.
2015: The milk delivery program “Fill A Glass With Hope”
2014: The 60th anniversary of the Farm Show’s milkshakes
2013: Pennsylvania-produced farm products
2012: The 100th anniversary of 4-H, which is responsible for county fairs
2011: The partnership between the National Dairy Council and the NFL
2010: Dairy farm families
2009: Farmers in the Pennsylvania National Guard
2008: Agricultural education
2007: Ben Franklin and the Liberty Bell
2006: The past, present and future of the dairy industry
2005: Farmland preservation
2004: Milton Hershey