Kinderhook, NY - Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) yesterday held another event in his Farm Listening Tour at Kelder's Farm in Kerhonkson. In the lively discussion with local farmers and agribusiness owners, participants posed questions about the Fiscal Year 2018 Farm Bill as well as other legislative initiatives affecting their families and businesses.
New York 19 Farming Statistics: Number of Farm Operators 8,666
Number of Farms 5,314
Land in Farms 957,846 acres
Average Size of Farm 180 acres
Irrigated Land 8,894 acres