Farm Bureau President Discusses The Future Of Agriculture
Published: June 11th, 2021
By: Zachary Meseck

CHENANGO COUNTY – After dealing with the start of the pandemic last year and historic dairy profit losses, farmers all over New York State could use some help, and according to the Chenango County Farm Bureau, our county is no different.

According to Chenango County Farm Bureau President Bradd Vickers, the state of farming is a matter of national security, and dairy farmers are still struggling to survive.

“Because of loss of milk production, we lost probably 50 percent or more of the markets due to school closures and restaurant shutdowns,” said Vickers. “Some farmers were able to survive through the PPP payments, but not everyone.”


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