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Jacob Hart, left, Mary McKinley and Jacob Fincato will represent Utica High School in the state science fair on Saturday.
Jacob Hart, left, Mary McKinley and Jacob Fincato will represent Utica High School in the state science fair on Saturday. (Photo by Pamela Schehl) View Image

By Mount Vernon News
May 8, 2013 11:37 am EDT

 

UTICA — A trio of young scientists will represent Utica High School at Saturday’s State Science Day — sophomores Jacob Fincato, Jacob Hart and Mary McKinley.

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Hart, who went to state last year, explored whether alpaca manure or chicken manure is a better fertilizer for bean plants. He selected this topic because his family owns an alpaca farm, and hopes his findings will help the alpaca industry. His findings indicate that alpaca manure works better because it has less nitrogen in it.

 

 

 

 

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