Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County http://wamc.org en Hudson Valley Congressman's Bill Reforms Crop Insurance http://wamc.org/post/hudson-valley-congressmans-bill-reforms-crop-insurance <p>New York Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney, a Democrat, has introduced his first bill since taking office in January. It has to do with better protecting fruit and vegetable farmers when it comes to crop insurance.</p><p>Maloney says The CROP Act, or The Creating Reliability for Our Producers Act, aims to reform crop insurance to help so-called specialty crop farmers, namely, fruit and vegetable growers.</p> Wed, 20 Mar 2013 19:16:55 +0000 Allison Dunne 60295 at http://wamc.org Hudson Valley Congressman's Bill Reforms Crop Insurance Marriage Advice Project Seeks Older Adults http://wamc.org/post/marriage-advice-project-seeks-older-adults <p>On matters of the heart, a Cornell University gerontologist is working on a Marriage Advice Project, seeking the wisdom of older adults to impart to younger generations. He wants to survey hundreds of individuals, and has homed in on Orange County as one of the project’s locations.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Despite decades of differences and technological advances, Dr. Karl Pillemer says he has found in his research that younger people do want to get married, and to one person for a lifetime, and they’re looking for advice from their elders on how to do this successfully.</p> Thu, 14 Feb 2013 18:24:57 +0000 Allison Dunne 57841 at http://wamc.org Marriage Advice Project Seeks Older Adults