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July 10, 2015

Operation Oswego County Presents Award to Behling Orchards

Behling Orchards Receives 2015 Business Excellence AwardAt its annual meeting in June, Operation Oswego County (OOC) presented its 2015 Business Excellence Award to Behling Orchards in recognition and appreciation for demonstrating adaptation and continued growth in a competitive agricultural business environment; since 1947, the orchard has grown from 6 to 200 acres and offers 70 varieties of apples; primarily a u-pick farm, it also features hayrides, pony rides, mazes for children, snack bar loaded with pies, popcorn balls and cider; to add diversity, the farm offers u-pick strawberries, raspberries, blueberries and cherries; for its outstanding reputation of providing quality produce and customer service; for employing 23 full-time and 142 part-time employees; for producing 75,000 to 100,000 bushels of apples a year; and for doing business in Oswego County for 68 years. Pictured, from left, are Kevin LaMontagne, OOC Board president, Eric, Jenna and Lori Behling, owners of Behling Orchards, and L. Michael Treadwell, OOC's executive director.


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