David Fisher, NY Farm Bureau President and a member of the Northern New York Agricultural Development Program farmer committee, will be honored with Lou Ann King of Mapleview Dairy, Madrid, NY, with a PRO-DAIRY Agriservice Award. The award will be presented to Fisher and King by NYS Agriculture Commissioner Richard Ball and PRO-DAIRY Director Thomas Overton at the Great NYS Fair tomorrow (Thursday, August 31). The awards recognize outstanding contributions to NYS agriculture through support of the PRO-DAIRY program.
An announcement from PRO-DAIRY notes: “The Mapleview Dairy partners have been exceptionally involved in dairy industry leadership at the local, regional and statewide levels in New York. They are a role model for leadership in the industry and pro-active approaches to business management, environmental and herd management practices, and issues including employee health and safety.”