Niagara Gazette —
Hopefully, the side of economic development prevails over excessive governance in this case.
Policymakers should know that farmers are the true environmentalists. They live green and, as the stewards of the land and waters, they know what’s best for their operations and for Mother Nature herself. It’s the natural bounty that they oversee — and care for — that can pay huge dividends for the New York economy, not only in agriculture, but across multiple sectors.Bob Confer is a Gasport resident and vice president of Confer Plastics Inc. in North Tonawanda. Email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.