SOMAC Presents to Hamilton Town Council

(Hamilton, NY -May 2013) Our April Hamilton Town Council meeting opened with public comments and information on the recent Earlville elections, with Mayor William Excel and trustees Moore and Hayes retaining their positions.

In addition to updates on roadwork around town, Highway Superintendent Bert Glazier reported on an increase in state Consolidated Highway Improvement Program […]

Madison County Farm Bureau to Host Annual Dinner and Meeting

(DeRuyter, NY – Oct. 2012) The Madison County Farm Bureau will hold its annual business meeting Oct. 17 at Centro’s in DeRuyter. The evening will begin with a social time starting at 6:30 p.m. that will feature live music by the Old Clay Stone; a buffet dinner will follow at 7:30 p.m. that will incorporate […]

County Work Group Hosts Natural Gas Information Exchange


Pictured from left are natural gas information exchange panel members Supervisor Roger D. Bradstreet (D – Nelson), chairman of the Madison County Natural Gas Development Working Group; Supervisor Darrin P. Ball (R – Lincoln), Madison County Farm Bureau President Darrell Griff; Madison County Soil & Water Conservation District Manager Steve Lorraine; EmKey Resources […]

Madison County Farm Bureau Wins Silver Key Awards at State Annual Meeting


Pictured second from left is Greg Coon, followed by Nate Durfee, second from far right. They were intently listening to policy discussions during a delegate session at the New York Farm Bureau’s State Annual Meeting.

(Hamilton, NY – Dec. 2011) Last week six members of Madison County Farm Bureau joined hundreds of other […]

Madison County Farm Bureau to Host Annual Dinner, Meeting

(Morrisville, NY – Oct. 2011) Madison County Farm Bureau will hold its annual business meeting and dinner Oct. 18 at the Copper Turret Restaurant in Morrisville. Social hour begins at 6:30 p.m. with dinner to follow at 7:30 p.m.

Madison County Farm Bureau President Darrell Griff of Hamilton said the purpose of the annual meeting […]

FFA Rocks with First-Ever Farm Day


City Slicker

By Linda J. Haley

(Hamilton, NY) I got an email inviting me to Hamilton Central School to experience Farm Days. It fell on the hottest day of the week, with a gorgeous drive to the school. I pull up to white tents, squawking critters in pens and plenty of kids spilling […]