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Gillibrand and Tkaczyk host roundtable for female farmers
ATHENS, NY - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and New York State Senator Cecilia Tkaczyk, the only active farmer in the New York State Senate, along with the New York State Beginning Women Farmers Program, held a roundtable to help focus on the challenges and successes with local female farmers.
The roundtable was a chance to discuss how local, state and federal government can support farmers efforts.
Senator Gillibrand, is the New York Senator to serve on the Senate Agriculture Committee in 40 years.