Since the late 1970’s Dennis Webster has been preparing a weekly agriculture program in conjunction with the Chautauqua County Farm Bureau. The “Farm Bureau Radio Show” features interviews with local agricultural producers and leaders, as well as farm spokespeople from across the region. Dennis dedicates much time and energy into his radio broadcasts by getting to know and understand the people he is interviewing.
Farm Bureau Radio Show 06-24-18
Dennis Webster talks with Professor Jenny Ifft at Cornell... and Kevin Ellis, CEO of Cayuga Milk Ingredients about current issues in dairy trade between the U.S. and Canada
This program features the remarks of Paul Trowbridge as he spoke at the 3rd annual Chautauqua County Farmer Neighbor Dinner on August 14th at the Grandview in Ellington. Paul is a lifelong farmer from Corfu, NY who writes the column 'The View from the Tractor Seat' for a number of publications.
Cornell Lake Erie Research and Extension Laboratory
September 4th, 2018 10:32am | Duration:
This program features Dr. Terry Bates, Director of the Cornell lab (Portland, NY), Jackie Dresser, Research Technician, and Abby O'Brien, summer Research Assistant. They comment on this year's concord grape crop, precision agriculture, and the grape market.
The winners of awards at the 2018 Farmer Neighbor Dinner are heard on this program: Frank Walker (Legacy Producer), Tom and Robin Ormond (Agricultural Producer), and Andy Dufrense (Friend of Agriculture). Also speaking-- County Executive George Borrello and FFA District President, Josie Allen of Sherman.
Paul Trowbrige of Corfu, NY; Jessica Underberg from the Erie County Fair & Jim Staub of Staub Precision Machine
August 6th, 2018 10:38am | Duration:
Paul Trowbridge of Corfu, NY... author of the 'From the Tractor Seat' news column... will be guest speaker at the Chautauqua County Farmer Neighbor Dinner on August 14th. He previews his presentation on this radio show. Jessica Underberg, CEO of the Erie County Fair, looks forward to this year's Erie County Fair. And Jim Staub from Staub Precision Machine provides background on the 'Ketchup Serving Robot' built for the Erie County Fair this year.
Tim Virgil, Division Manager from DFA & The Sears Family of Falconer
August 6th, 2018 10:34am | Duration:
At the annual Dairy Farmers of America picnic in Stockton, New York Division Manager, Tim Virgil talks about the current dairy market. And, from the Chautauqua County Fair, the Sears family: Tom, Andy, Jennifer & Jacob.
Dave Schauman, Kate Ewer & Dave Wilson Preview the Chautauqua County Fair
July 17th, 2018 11:08am | Duration:
Dave Schauman, President of the Four-H Market Sale Committee, Kate Ewer, Cornell Cooperative Extension Four-H and Youth Educator, and Dave Wilson of the Chautauqua County Fair Board of Directors talk about the 2018 Chautauqua County Fair running July 15th through the 22nd at the fairground in Dunkirk.
Preview of the Farmer Neighbor Dinner & Kendra Lamb of Batavia
July 17th, 2018 11:01am | Duration:
Lindsay Eckman, Chairperson of the Farmer-Neighbor Dinner Committee, previews this year's event, Tuesday, August 14th at the Grandview in Ellington. And, an interview conducted in June (dairy month) with Kendra Lamb, farmer and dairy industry spokesperson from Batavia.