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Hearing at Morrisville SUNY on Farm Labor

Hearing at Morrisville SUNY on Farm Labor

Thank you for the opportunity to present some objective observations from my position as the Executive Director of NYS Horticultural Society during the last ten years. For 40 years earlier I was the owner operator of Baker Farms in Niagara ... more
Hearing on Senate Bill 2837 Suffolk County Legislature April 26, 2019

Hearing on Senate Bill 2837 Suffolk County Legislature April 26, 2019

Mindset of Agriculture Today While we Await the Outcome of Senate 2837 I thought it might help to hear what is on the minds of Agriculture in New York today. As the Director of 3 farm boards, I receive, on ... more
Farm Worker Hearings Schedule is Now Set

Farm Worker Hearings Schedule is Now Set

We now have confirmation that the New York State Horticulture Society will be on the short list to offer oral presentation at the Farm Worker Hearings. The list of hearings will be as follows; April 25, 2019             SUNY Morrisville, ... more
So, What is Happening as Far as Overtime?

So, What is Happening as Far as Overtime?

The wheels of Democracy are moving. Exactly where they will stop is the question. As a grower you must be filled with more questions than answers on this legislative activity. I will try to bring you up to speed. I ... more