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July 31, 2017

County Legislature Pronounced Dairy Month in June

COUNTY LEGISLATURE PRONOUNCED DAIRY MONTH IN JUNE - The Oswego County Legislature's Economic Development and Planning Committee presented a proclamation designating June as Dairy Month to Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oswego County last month. Almost 500,000 people work among various and diverse agricultural specialties in New York State and, among these, dairy farming ranks first in income. Oswego County is a significant contributor with over 94,000 acres of agriculture land and a market value of land, buildings, equipment and cattle worth nearly $200 million. Pictured from left are Jacob A. Mulcahey, District 15; Daniel LeClair, District 8; Tim Stahl, District 20; Thomas Drumm, District 16; chairman of the Farmland Protection Board Terry Wilbur, District 21; Jennifer Blanchard, agriculture specialist at Cornell Cooperative Extension; Paul A. Forestiere II, executive director at Cornell Cooperative Extension; Committee Chairman Roy E. Reehil, District 5; Shawn Doyle, District 3; Committee Vice Chairman Morris Sorbello, District 23 and Oswego County Legislature Chairman Kevin Gardner, District 13.

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