Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Press Conference Today on Future of NYS Farming
State Sen. Patricia Ritchie, chair of the Senate Agriculture Committee, will be joined at 1 p.m. today by members of the Senate Republican Conference to make an announcement about a new initiative to preserve family farms.
The press conference is at 1 in Room 124 of the State Capitol. Ritchie and the Republicans also will be joined by many young farmers and leaders in the agriculture industry.
The new initiative is aimed at preserving family farms, encouraging the next generation of young farmers and strengthening the ag industry in New York state.
The news conference will be livestreamed at http://www.livestream.com/nysenate4