Assembly Agriculture Chair Bill Magee (D-Nelson), in conjunction with Senate Agriculture Chair Patty Ritchie (R-Oswegatchie), hosted the annual Dairy Day Celebration at the Legislative Office Building in Albany on Wednesday, June 7, 2017. The annual event helps to educate state leaders about the importance of the dairy industry in our state. The event featured leaders from the state's dairy industry, along with samples of the many quality products produced by processors in our state.
Assemblyman Bill Magee is shown with Grace Harrigan from Clinton County, who serves as New York State Dairy Alternate State Princess, Bruce Krupke, executive vice president of the Northeast Dairy Producers Association, and Todd Kusnierz, legislative director for Senator Patty Ritchie.
Assemblyman Magee joins Madison County Dairy Princess Katelyn Bloss, Dairy Ambassador Emma Downs, Alternate Dairy Princess Alison Eisenhut, and Dairy Ambassador Kelsey Brown at the opening of the New Woodstock Free Librarys Agri-Culture exhibit on October 10, 2015.
Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, Assemblyman Bill Magee, and Matt Critz at Critz Farms.
Assemblyman Bill Magee, Speaker Carl Heastie, and Pete Holmes at Holmes Dairy Farm
Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, Assemblyman Bill Magee, and Juanita Critz of Critz Farms
Assemblyman Bill Magee was joined by Bill Ketzer of ASPCA for the New York Voices for Animals Lobby Day Program.
Assemblyman Magee was joined by local town and county highway superintendents in Albany to advocate for increased state aid for local roads.
Assemblyman Magee and Julie Suarez, Assistant Dean at the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University discuss birch and walnut syrup on the Assembly Update program. This program can be viewed on Assemblyman Magees website.
Students from the Vernon-Verona-Sherrill Future Farmers of America (FFA) visited Albany to serve up pancakes and delicious locally-produced maple syrup to the Assembly Agriculture Committee.
Shown in this photo (L-R) are Jackie Marsh, Sarah Peavy, KristiAnn Frank, Assemblyman Magee, and Jonathan Perry.
Assemblyman Magee pictured with Milford Central School students. The students were in Albany touring many of the capitals sites.
Assemblyman Magee speaking to students from Future Farmers of America in the Assembly Chamber in the State Capitol building.
Assemblyman Magee welcomed members of the Future Farmers of America to the Assembly Chamber to highlight the importance of this youth agriculture program.
Assemblyman Magee visited Joe Armstrong, a goat and sheep farmer, to congratulate him for outfitting the 1,000th tractor in New York State with rollover protective structure from the ROPS rebate program.
Assemblyman Magee recognizing retrofitting of the 1,000th tractor in New York, pictured with Barbara Bayes, ROPS program coordinator, Joe Armstrong and Dr. John May, NYCAMH director.
Assemblyman Bill Magee auctions off cheese during the 33rd annual Dairy Day at the New York State Fair, Frank Adamski, at left, holds up the cheese.
Assemblyman Bill Magee pictured on Dairy Day at the State Fair, which featured dairy-themed food shows, cooking demonstrations and two celebrity contests.