Oswego County Legislature Proclaims June As Dairy Month

Dairy Month proclaimed

OSWEGO – The Oswego County Legislature’s Economic Development and Planning Committee recently presented a proclamation to representatives from the local dairy industry which designates June as Dairy Month.

Dairy farming ranks first in agricultural income in New York State with a local contribution to the industry that includes more than 94,000 acres and a market value of nearly $200 million.

Pictured from left are legislators Paul House, District 8; Committee Vice Chairwoman Mary Ellen Chesbro, District 10; Terry Wilbur, District 21, chairman of the Farmland Protection Board; Committee Chairman Tim Stahl, District 20; Oswego County Dairy Junior Ambassador Hattie Wallis; Oswego County Dairy Princess Taylor Bonoffski; Paul A. Forestiere II, executive director at Cornell Cooperative Extension; Morris Sorbello, District 23; Edward Gilson, District 3; Roy E. Reehil, District 5; and Marie C. Schadt, District 19.