In a New York steak of mind? Join America at the grill this summer and celebrate our country with a sizzle and together, United We'll Steak.
John Kriese, a third-generation cattle farmer, owns Spring Pond Farm and Finger Lakes Cattle Company in Branchport, New York. In 2019, John was named the New York Beef Promoter of the year. In addition to farming, John is a retired teacher and an FFA Adviser helping share his knowledge to the next generation of farmers.
About 20% of land (7 million acres) in New York is dedicated to farmland. These farms are top producers of items like milk, cottage cheese, sour cream, yogurt, apples, wine and grapes.