- Jan 10, 2012: ADOPTED
- Jan 10, 2012: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
- Jan 4, 2012: REFERRED TO FINANCE
- Jun 21, 2011: REFERRED TO FINANCE
ATIVE RESOLUTION commemorating the celebration of John Barron Day ch 21, 2011 S, Agriculture is an important part of the foundation upon which istinct American and New York State heritage are built and remains mber one industry in New York State; and EAS, This Legislative Body is always pleased to have the opportu- to recognize individuals who, historically, contributed signif- y to that heritage; and EAS, Attendant to such concern and fully in accord with its long- ng traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to commem- the celebration of John Barron Day on March 21, 2011, hosted by l Cooperative Extension and the New York Farm Bureau in observance e 100th Anniversary of John H. Barron's appointment as the first Agent in New York State; and EAS, John Hall Barron was born in Tuscarora in the Township of Morris in Livingston County, New York, on June 28, 1883; he gradu- from Cornell University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agri- e in 1906; that fall he became an Assistant in Instruction at lvania State College teaching short courses; in January 1907 he pointed Assistant in Experimental Agronomy at the Pennsylvania ment Station and, in 1908, he returned to his farm in Ossian, New for three years and served as a farmers' institute lecturer; and EAS, On March 1, 1911, John H. Barron was employed as the first Agent in New York State at Binghamton, New York, in the Farm of the Binghamton Chamber of Commerce and was a pioneer Agricul- Agent in the United States; for 30 years, beginning in 1913, he tension Professor in Agronomy at Cornell University, from which he d as Emeritus Extension Professor; and EAS, A modest man with a spirit of loyalty and sacrifice, John , born and raised on a farm and educated in a rural community, tood farm folk; he knew that to them his message was vitally ant and that to them, his duty was clear; and EAS, As a result, John Barron was one of the most popular and ive extension specialists ever to represent Cornell University, sing in his prime a reputation and a following in New York State ch anyone would have been proud and, underlying it all, was a good fellowship and a spirit of helpfulness which earned him ship as well as respect; and EAS, During his life John Hall Barron devoted himself with a ness of purpose, backed by an unusual capacity for hard work, to lution of the agronomic problems of New York State farmers; his tanding of livestock problems was broad and practical, and his butions to the production of more and better feed crops did much rove livestock feeding practices in New York; and EAS, In working with these various problems, he carried his ons to the field with a clarity and earnestness which won him a of followers and friends; the imprint of the work of John Hall , who died on August 6, 1943, on the economic welfare and agricul- interests of New York State endures and merits the recognition of Legislative Body and the people of the State of New York; now, ore, be it LVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to ize and commend John Hall Barron's contributions to agriculture w York State and to commemorate the celebration of John Barron Day ch 21, 2011; and be it further LVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran- d to Cornell Cooperative Extension and to the New York Farm .