Oswego County Legislature proclaims June as Dairy Month

OSWEGO COUNTY LEGISLATURE PROCLAIMS JUNE AS DAIRY MONTH – The Oswego County Legislature’s Economic Development and Planning Committee recently presented a proclamation to representatives from the local dairy industry which designates June as Dairy Month. Dairy farming ranks first in agricultural income in New York State with a local contribution to the industry that includes over 94,000 acres and a market value of nearly $200 million. Pictured from left are legislators Paul House, District 8; Committee Vice Chairwoman Mary Ellen Chesbro, District 10; Terry Wilbur, District 21, chairman of the Farmland Protection Board; Committee Chairman Tim Stahl, District 20; Oswego County Dairy Junior Ambassador Hattie Wallis; Oswego County Dairy Princess Taylor Bonoffski; Paul A. Forestiere II, executive director at Cornell Cooperative Extension; Morris Sorbello, District 23; Edward Gilson, District 3; Roy E. Reehil, District 5; and Marie C. Schadt, District 19.

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