Agricultural Commission

chicken3[1]Agricultural Commission: (603) 887-4979

The Mission of the Chester Agricultural Commission:

  • To represent Chester farms and to advise the Chester Town regulatory bodies on agricultural matters.
  • To facilitate communication among farmers, to educate the community in agriculture, and to promote the business of farming and farm activities in Chester.
  • To promote and to help preserve the farms, agricultural lands, and rural character of Chester.

Welcome to Chester Agriculture

Click on the following links for more information:

Slide Show about the Chester Agricultural Commission(1.9MB PowerPoint file)

Information for the Chester Agricultural Commission (32KB Word doc file)

The Agricultural Commission meetings are on the fourth Tuesday of every other month (January, March, May, July, September, November) at 7pm in the Meeting Room.  Meetings are open to the public.

Chester Farms as of 7/28/2016: Chester Agricultural Commission Farm Listing 2016

Soil Testing Info can be found at the following link: http://extension.unh.edu/Agric/AGPDTS/SoilTest.htm

2013 UNH Educational Programs for the Green Industry can be found at the following link:  http://extension.unh.edu/Agri/Agric.htm

Chester Agricultural Commission email:  chesterag@gsinet.net

Commission Members:

Gary Van Geyte, Chair
Chuck Myette, Vice Chair
Jeff Geary
Steve Boeske
Cindy LeBlanc
Jodi Boeske, Alternate
Stephen O. Landau, Selectman Liaison

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Meeting Minutes

FY 2016-2017

05/23/2017 – Minutes still in draft form

Ag Comm Minutes March 28 2017 – Approved

Ag Comm Minutes January 24 2017 – Approved

Ag Comm Minutes November 22 2016 – Approved

09/26/2016 – No Meeting

Ag Comm Minutes July 26 2016 – Approved

FY 2015-2016

Ag Comm Minutes May 24 2016 – Approved

Ag Comm Minutes March 22 2016 – Approved

Ag Comm Minutes January 26 2016 – Approved