Claim: The Atlantic’s wrong about agribusiness and the Amish

Watertown Daily Times reporter Christopher Robbins: “If local experts say agribusiness is not driving the Amish out of St. Lawrence County and more Amish are arriving weekly, then only one question remains: How did the Atlantic, one of American’s best known and respected magazines, get St. Lawrence County so wrong?”

The Atlantic’s spokesperson: “The Atlantic stands behind this story. We regret that some factual errors immaterial to the article’s conclusions were published online.”

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