Patricia Bikowsky

Northeast Area, N.Y.

Patricia milks 80 registered Holsteins and raises corn, oats and alfalfa on more than 500 acres at Sweet Meadows in Madison, N.Y. Patty currently serves on the Northeast Area Council and is active in the industry, serving on the board of the American Dairy Association and Dairy Council, the Cattlemen’s Beef Board and as chair of the New York Beef Council. She also has served on her town council for 14 years as an agriculture advocate. She is the recipient of the Madison County Conservation Farmer of the Year award and the Super Milk Award. Sweet Meadows has been named a Dairy of Distinction by the Northeast Dairy Farm Beautification Program for more than 20 years.