John J. Bonacic's posts related to Agriculture


On Monday, March 3, 2014 Senator Bonacic met with Orange County farmers at the New York Farm Bureau reception in Albany.  They discussed issues of importance to the agricultural community in the Hudson Valley.

Senator Bonacic met with representatives from the Orange County 4-H Group.

Left to right: Sydney Parkin, Senator Bonacic, Community Educator Marika Rywak

Senator Bonacic met with representatives from the Sullivan County 4-H Group in Albany

Left to right: Caroline Robinson; Alison Wells; Senator Bonacic; Marylin Jones, Community Educator; and Jessica Schips

Senator John Bonacic met with representatives from the Delaware County 4-H Group in Albany

Left to right: Assemblyman Cliff Crouch; Abigail Dennis; Leigha LaTourette; Senator Bonacic; Brooke LaTourette; and Emily Rouch, 4-H Community Educator

Young Farmers Loan Forgiveness Incentive Program

Statement from Senator Bonacic

The Hudson Valley has a rich farming history, and I am pleased to remind recent college graduates that New York State has a  program in place to encourage them to pursue a career in agriculture.


Senator John Bonacic Receives “Circle of Friends” Distinction From New York Farm Bureau

Award recognizes the Senator’s support of New York State agriculture


Middletown, NY – Senator John J. Bonacic was recently named to the New York Farm Bureau’s “Circle of Friends” roster of lawmakers who support New York agriculture and the Farm Bureau.


Senator Bonacic Attends New York Farm Bureau Annual Reception

(Albany, NY)- Senator John J. Bonacic (R/C/I-Mt. Hope) attended the New York Farm Bureau’s Annual Reception in Albany on March 2, 2015. The New York Farm Bureau advocates on behalf of farmers and agricultural interests in New York State. Senator Bonacic was recently named to the New York Farm Bureau’s “Circle of Friends” for his advocacy on behalf of farmers.

“I am proud to stand up on behalf of farmers, and will continue to fight for them in the 2015 legislative session,” said Bonacic.

Event at 5 Spoke Creamery in Goshen

On Monday April 13, a representative from Senator Bonacic's office attended an event hosted by the Energy Improvement Corporation (EIC) of New York. The EIC administers the Energize NY Program, which supports conservation, and renewable energy projects for commercial enterprises. The event was held at 5 Spoke Creamery, a dairy farm in Goshen, NY. With the help of the Energize NY program, 5 Spoke Creamery was able to install almost 200 solar panels on the property to help reduce the cost of operating the farm.