Waddington, NY, Dec 14, 2009 — Senator Darrel Aubertine is holding informal meetings statewide to gather input for New York's agricultural policy. Aubertine chairs the Senate's agriculture committee. Aubertine says he's heard about oysters on Long Island, turf grass in the Hudson Valley, and cabbage and lettuce in western New York. At the latest meeting, Friday in Waddington, dairy topped the agenda. From labor to imports to environmental rules, dairy farmers feel they're under siege. David Sommerstein reports.
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