What’s ahead for local agriculture?
We are coming off a good year for agriculture in Jefferson County and across Northern New York. Our dairy farms prospered, the Afgritech Plant in Watertown completed an expansion, and another agriculture-related business opened its doors on Bradley Street. On balance, 2014 for most was an upbeat positive growth year locally and across the state. As we focus on the year ahead, a few more challenges face our dairy farms that will slow growth, but in other ag sectors we should see the excitement continue. [Read more…]