2018 Farm Bill Listening Tour

  • 02 Oct 2017
  • 1:00 PM
  • Jefferson County Fairgrounds: 970 Coffeen Street, Watertown NY

Hosted jointly by the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets, the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and the NYS Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA), the tour will kick off in Watertown on Monday, October 2 at 1 p.m. at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds, 970 Coffeen Street.

The Farm Bill Listening Tour provides an opportunity to engage with and hear from constituents about the importance of the 2018 Farm Bill to New York State.  What we learn during the tour will be provided to Governor Cuomo to help develop New York’s Farm Bill priorities for critical funding and policy changes in the areas of agriculture, nutrition, and the environment.

 Joining NY Department of Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball at this first session will be OTDA Commissioner Samuel Roberts, DEC Deputy Commissioner Kathleen Moser, Senate Agriculture Committee Chair Patty Ritchie and Farm Bureau President David Fisher. 

Please RSVP for the Watertown listening session here by September 29.  For more information on this session or any upcoming stops, please call Commissioner Ball's  office at 518-457-2771.

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