Farmland Protection Board seeks public input on ag policy

CHENANGO COUNTY – The Chenango County Agriculture and Farmland Protection Board is calling on local landowners for their input as they prepare a plan that will shape the county’s agricultural policy for the next 10 years.



The committee, which has been tasked with updating the county’s Agriculture and Farmland Protection Plan, began gathering information in October toward this goal. The first step, according to Chenango County Planner Shane Butler, was to distribute a survey to 300 property owners, the majority of which were sent to those currently engaged in agricultural production. Now, however, they are opening up the process to any and all property owners who wish to participate.


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