Senator George Maziarz (R-C, Newfane) is pleased to announce that he has again been welcomed into the New York Farm Bureau’s “Circle of Friends.” The award, bestowed by the state’s largest farm advocacy organization, is an indication of Senator Maziarz’ support of New York agriculture and the Farm Bureau during the 2011 legislative session.
Growing the state’s agriculture industry and helping New York’s family farms prosper is the goal of the “Grown in New York” plan, unveiled today by Senator Patty Ritchie, Chair of the Senate Agriculture Committee. Senator Ritchie was joined at a Capitol news conference by other members of the committee, as well as leaders of the New York Farm Bureau to announce a plan to strengthen the state’s $5.2 billion agriculture industry by expanding markets for New York-grown products, improving the bottom lines of family farms, and investing in the future of farming.
Senator George Maziarz welcomed 4-Hers from Niagara and Orleans County to Albany on March 5 for the annual 4-H Capital Days Legislative Breakfast. Pictured with Senator Maziarz and adult 4-H leaders are Brandon Alt, Quinn Schlegel, Zachary Blackburn, and Cassie Travers.
Senator Maziarz is joined by NY Farm Bureau President Dean Norton on this week's "Your Voice. They discuss the Niagara Wine Trail, farming in NYS, and the Agricultural Assessment among other agricultural and farming issues within New York State.