Malta Passes Right-to-Farm – by H. Wessell

MALTA, June 2 ñ The Malta Town Board on Wednesday adopted the Town's new Agricultural Protection Overlay District Law.

The law was several years in the making, in a collaboration of the Town's Open Space, Agriculture and Trails Committee, chaired by David Haight, and Town Parks and Recreation Director Audrey Ball.

Ball related how in 2009 the Town completed its Agricultural Enhancement Strategy aimed at preserving farmland; and on recommendation of the Open Space Committee, the Town Board adopted the State's new Right to Farm Law locally.

Read the entire article in the June 5th issue of the Express.