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The history of daylight saving time-and why some are advocating for its end

Daylight Saving time begins March 10

When asked about the origins of daylight saving time, you may imagine farmers in the distant past getting an extra hour of sun to tend to animals and crops. If you do, you're not alone. The myth that farmers are at the root of daylight saving time has proliferated a common understanding of the practice for a long time.

But if the agriculture industry didn't advocate for the start of daylight savin...

 

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