farmers

BERNE — Two neighbors — a man who raises cattle and a woman who keeps horses — were the only bidders for a 42.5-acre property foreclosed on by Albany County, which lies between them.

The parcel was slated for conservation and had a minimum bid set at $68,000.

Ev Rau spoke on June 23 about the history of his Pleasant View Farm, on Lainhart Road.

Produce grown on the Barber Farm in Middleburgh is available behind Passonno Paints on Western Ave.

The cattle killed this month in a tipped tractor trailer are the subject of a campaign to raise awareness about transportation accidents in the meat industry.

If an elderly Knox farmer can't sell enough Christmas trees to meet the $10,000 mark for a tax reduction, she could lose her farm. The law should be changed to let aging farmers keep working their land.

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