For Immediate Release March 23rd, 2021
(Erie County, N.Y.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) announced he formed an agriculture advisory
“Agriculture is the number one economic sector in our region, and our farmers provide nutritious produce
and dairy nationwide,” Jacobs said. “I am proud to represent them on the House Agriculture Committee,
and I want to make sure that they have a seat at the table as well. This committee serves as a way for me
to hear directly from our farmers about their needs and concerns and will allow me to share pertinent
Congressman Jacobs’ Agricultural Advisory Committee is comprised of members who represent all areas
of NY-27 agricultural production. The committee is set to have its first official meeting later this month
and will meet quarterly. Jacobs is also a member of the House Agriculture Committee for the 117th
Congress, serving on three subcommittees.
“Western New York is home to over 4,400 farms. This committee ensures the voices of Western New
York farmers and agribusinesses are heard and I am able to represent them as best I can. I look forward to
working with them,” Jacobs said.