Andrew M. Cuomo, Governor | Richard A. Ball, Commissioner
Jessica A. Chittenden

July 29, 2008

Commissioner to Observe Hail Damage in Oswego County

Wednesday, July 30 at 1:00 pm at John Dunsmoor’s Onion Field in Scriba

New York State Agriculture Commissioner Patrick Hooker will tour onion fields in Oswego County with State Senator Darrel Aubertine tomorrow to observe hail damage from a storm that damaged agricultural crops in many areas of New York Sate. This is the second major hail storm to hit New York this growing season.

All media are welcome to attend.

WHO: New York State Agriculture Commissioner Patrick Hooker

New York State Senator Darrel Aubertine

WHAT: Severe Hail Damage to Agricultural Crops in Oswego County

WHEN: Wednesday, July 30, 2008 at 1:00 pm

WHERE: Onion Field at the corner of Dutch Ridge Road and 481 North, Scriba

Local Contact: Drew Mangione with Senator Aubertine 315-778-8049

For more information, please contact Jessica Chittenden with the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets at 518-457-3136 (office) or 518-527-3949 (cell).

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