On Saturday in the town of Howard, Steuben County, Senator O'Mara joined members of the community to help celebrate the 200th Anniversary of Howard Flats Farm -- the longest continuously owned family farm in New York State.
The dairy farm is currently operated by Phil and Juanita Bennett -- the fifth generation of the Bennett family to stay in farming, with the next generation ready to take over.
"This is a part of American history, a tradition that started 200 years ago with the Bennett family and now working on its sixth generation," O'Mara said at Saturday's community celebration.
Read more in Sunday's Evening Tribune--see the article attached below.
Earlier this year, O'Mara joined a number of his Senate colleagues to announce their plan for keeping New York State agriculture strong for the next generation: Grown in New York. Read more.