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County Dairy Will Celebrate In May

Save the date for the Oneida County Dairy Promotion Committee Celebration of its 60th year with a banquet at the Delta Lake Inn May 11.

Reservations to attend may be made by contacting Mary Burkert no later than May 1. We are hoping for a large crowd to celebrate 60 wonderful years of dairy product promotion.

“Cowtails” will be served at noon with lunch to follow at 1 p.m. kicked off with presentation of the 2023-24 county team members and candidates for 2024-25.

We are looking for youth aged 5-24 who have great enthusiasm for dairy products, animal care and environmental stewardship who want to help promote the dairy farms and healthful products derived from dairy milk in Oneida County and across New York.

Members of the county committee are accepting applications for the Oneida County Dairy Ambassador and members of the Dairy Promotion Team.

Candidates for Dairy Ambassador must be Oneida County residents between the ages of 16 to 24 and be sponsored by a resident dairy farmer.

Application forms and advertising forms for the banquet souvenir book are available for downloading on Facebook under Oneida County Dairy Promotion.

We are also taking nominations for awards to be presented at the banquet.

Oneida County Dairy Farmer of the Year, the Silver Cow Award, a recognition of exemplary service promoting all things dairy by a county resident who is not a dairy farmer, and Oneida County Agribusiness of the Year. ...


The full story is in this week's edition of the newspaper. 

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