Farmers

Otsego County Farmers Have Opportunity To Recycle Plastic For Free
Otsego County Farmers Have Opportunity To Recycle Plastic For Free
A combination of county government, private business, and non-profit organizations are combining to hold two pilot agricultural plastics collections for Otsego County farmers this spring.  Collections will take place on Thursday, March 19 and Saturday, April 18 at the Southern Transfer Station in Oneonta.  Participation is free, though pre-registration is required.
State Farmers Donated 5.3 Million Pounds to Food Bank in 2012
State Farmers Donated 5.3 Million Pounds to Food Bank in 2012
New York farmers once again display their giving spirit by dropping off truckloads of locally grown food to the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York. The event is in conjunction with the start of New York Farm Bureau’s annual state meeting in Albany. Members and supporting food companies give as part of a yearlong effort to feed the hungry across the state.