Senator Witkos Attends Litchfield County Farm Bureau Dinner

January 28, 2013

Torrington – State Senator Kevin Witkos (R-8) attended the Litchfield County Farm Bureau Annual Winter Dinner at the University of Connecticut Extension Center on Thursday, January 26th.

“During this year’s legislative session, we will be considering new proposals to improve agriculture in our state,” said State Senator Kevin Witkos. “Representing several communities in northwest Connecticut, I understand the challenges facing family farms and the important role that they play in our economy. I am always impressed to hear from the Vo-Ag students who take the time out of their busy schedules so that legislators can hear about their involvement in these programs and how it plays an important role in our local economy as well. This dinner is an excellent event that allows legislators to connect with constituents and address any questions and concerns.”

The Annual Winter Dinner was an opportunity for members of the Litchfield County Farm Bureau, the Litchfield County Dairy Committee and Future Farmers of America from different area schools to meet with elected officials and discuss upcoming legislative proposals affecting farming and agriculture.

Joining Senator Witkos at the dinner were State Senator Clark Chapin (R-30) and State Representatives Jay Case (R-63) and Cecilia Buck-Taylor (R-67).

The Litchfield County Farm Bureau is affiliated with the Connecticut Farm Bureau Association, a non-profit organization focused on farming and the future of Connecticut agriculture.

It currently represents 27 communities throughout northwest Connecticut, including Barkhamsted, Bethlehem, Bridgewater, Canaan, Colebrook, Cornwall, Goshen, Harwinton, Kent, Litchfield, Morris, New Hartford, New Milford, Norfolk, North Canaan, Plymouth, Roxbury, Salisbury, Sharon, Terryville, Thomaston, Torrington, Warren, Washington, Watertown, Winchester and Woodbury. For more information, please visit their website at