2013 Ag Literacy Week a True Hit Throughout Madison County

Hamilton FFA Students (from left) Lindsey Palmer, Kristi Wratten and Sara Russin volunteered to read to the kindergarten class at Hamilton Central School during Ag Literacy Week.

Students are Abuzz!

(Madison County, NY – April 2013) New York Agriculture in the Classroom’s eighth annual New York Agricultural Literacy Week was held in March throughout Madison […]

Farmers Converge on Albany to Grow NY Farms

District 5 Farm Bureau Director Darrell Griff and Broome County Farm Bureau Member Judi Whittaker enjoy the taste of New York Reception during Lobby Days.

Madison County Farm Bureau

(Madison County, NY – March 2013) Farmers from Madison County took important time away from their farms to visit with their lawmakers in Albany recently to […]

Farm Bureau District Five Scholarship Winner Recognized

Madison County Pro-Ed Chair Johanna Bossard, right, congratulates Katey Oster of Madison County as this year’s New York Farm Bureau District 5 Scholarship Winner.

(Madison County, NY – March 2013) Katherine “Katey” Oster has won the District 5 scholarship that was given away by New York Farm Bureau’s Promotion and Education Committee. Katey, a Canastota […]

Madison County Farm Bureau Wins Silver Key Awards at State Meeting

Pictured from left are Madison County Farm Bureau Representatives at the New York Farm Bureau state annual meeting: Madison County Farm Bureau Vice President Greg Coon, Bailey Coon, Chris Griff, Suzie and Dave Taylor and Madison County Farm Bureau President Nate Durfee.

(Madison County, NY – Dec. 2012) Madison County Farm Bureau was presented with […]

Madison County Farm Bureau Holds Annual Business Meeting at Centro’s

The Old Clay Stone Performs at the Madison County Annual Meeting.

The New Madison County Farm Bureau President, Nate Durfee (r) and Vice President, Greg Coon (l).

(DeRuyter, NY – Oct. 2012) The Madison County Farm Bureau held its annual business meeting Oct. 17 at Centro’s Restaurant in DeRuyter. The purpose of the annual […]

Plastics to Diesel Fuel Program Helps Farmers and the Environment

Submitted Photos/Sharon Driscoll

James Zecca, director of the Madison County Department of Solid Waste and Sanitation inspects bales of agricultural plastic that were sent to JBI, Inc., in Niagara Falls as part of a test load to make sure the product collected can be processed. In the background is a large bale of rigid plastic […]

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 […]

Madison County Gas Development Working Group Calls for Balanced Tapping of Natural Gas Resources

(Madison, NY – May 30, 2012) In coordination with Citizens for Safe Energy of Madison County, The Madison County Natural Gas Development Working Group held a public information session on Wednesday evening to reveal findings of the Working Group’s research in an interactive forum with local residents.

Highlights of the event included a […]