For Immediate Release Contact: Dan Smith

March 10, 1998 (802)-229-1941

Northeast Dairy Compact Commissionís Regulations Committee to
Hold Public Meeting on the Pattern of Milk Supply for
the Region and Increased Milk Production

The Northeast Dairy Compact Commissionís Committee on Regulations will hold a public meeting on March 24, 1998 in Lancaster, Massachusetts to discuss issues relating to the pattern of milk supply for the region and increased milk production in the region.

The meeting will be held at 10:00 a.m. at the Lancaster Field Office of the Massachusetts Food and Agriculture Department, 142 Old Common Road, Lancaster, MA.

The purpose of this meeting is for the Regulations Committee to take testimony and information and report back to the full Commission with a recommendation.

Please call the Commissionís offices at (802)-229-1941 for more information.

Directions to the Lancaster Field Office:

From the East via Route 2: Route 2 west, take Rt. 110 Harvard exit. Bear right at the end of the ramp and follow Rt. 110 to blinking red light in center of Harvard. Go right at the light and continue for a few miles until you come to a set of lights at the intersection of Rt. 110 and Rt. 117. Go straight and continue until you come to a blinking yellow light with a Cumberland Farms on the right. Go left at that light. DFA office is ľ mile on the left. It is big white house with a sign out front.

Via Mass. Pike: Mass. Pike west to 495 North. Take Rt. 117 Bolton/Stow exit and bear right toward Bolton at the end of the ramp. Follow through the center of Bolton. After passing library on left, watch for Wilder Road on left. There are a bunch of signs at the bottom of Wilder Road including "International Golf Course". Take a left on Wilder Road and follow for a few miles. DFA office is on the right. It is a large white house immediately after the entrance to the Dept. of Corrections complex.

From the West via Route 2: Route 2 east to Route 70 Lunenberg/Lancaster exit. Bear right at end of ramp and a quick left on to Rt. 70 toward Lancaster. Follow Route 70 for approximately 4 to 5 miles until you come to a stop sign. Take a left on to Rt. 117. At blinking light, bear right on to Rt. 70 (Main St.) Travel through the center of Lancaster and watch for Center Bridge Road. Go left on Center Bridge Rd., over railroad tracks to blinking red light. Go straight up hill and DFA office is ľ mile on left. It is a big white house with a sign out front.

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