Sen. Yaw to Host ‘Breakfast Meeting on Agriculture’

HARRISBURG — State Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) will host his annual “Breakfast Meeting on Agriculture” with members of the agriculture and agribusiness communities across Bradford, Sullivan and Susquehanna counties.

The discussion will be held on Thursday, September 20th, 8AM – 9:30AM at the Troy Sale Barn, 50 Ballard Street, Troy, PA 16947.

The featured speakers for the event will be Jayne Sebright, Executive Director of the Center for Dairy Excellence and Michael Smith, Executive Deputy Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture.

Ms. Sebright has been with the Center since 2006 and has 20 years’ of experience in strategic marketing and communications, holding positions with Mid-Atlantic Dairy Association & Land O’Lakes.  As Executive Deputy Secretary of the Department of Agriculture, Michael Smith manages the day-to-day operations of the department, provides strategic counsel on issues, and coordinates matters involving other state agencies.  Both will provide an update on the state of the agriculture industry in Pennsylvania.

“This annual breakfast meeting is designed to listen to concerns and answer questions on how to improve agricultural conditions throughout our region,” Sen. Yaw said.  “These meetings are intended to create a friendly dialogue and exchange of ideas.”

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Rita Zielonis, Chief of Staff

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