Right now, a farm with 200 cows or more has to prepare detailed and costly manure...
In a press release, state Senator Patty Ritchie announced this week that the treatments are being made available through a state grant. Locally, homeowners can pick them up at the Soil and Water Conservation District offices in Watertown and Canton.
Five New Yorkers have died from EEE, including last summer’s death of four-year-old Maggie Sue Wilcox of New haven, in Oswego County.
Ritchie’s office advises people to keep standing water off their properties, because that’s where mosquitoes breed. She also suggests wearing long sleeves and pants to avoid bites.