New York agriculture

New York News
12:45 pm
Thu March 5, 2015

Report Assesses Agricultural Economic Impact

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New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli has released a report showing that agriculture contributed $37.6 billion to the state’s economy in 2012, an increase of more than 22 percent over five years.

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New York News
6:30 pm
Thu February 19, 2015

NY Apple And Grape Production Remain High

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Farmers and industry figures are welcoming news this week that New York is again the nation's second largest producer of apples and the third largest producer of grapes. WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more on the statistics released by the Cuomo administration.

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New York News
7:30 pm
Thu November 28, 2013

NY Farm Bureau Plans Annual Meeting

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The New York Farm Bureau will hold its annual meeting next week.

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New York News
12:29 pm
Sun March 31, 2013

Federal agricultural officials to survey NY maple production

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Federal agriculture researchers will again be doing a census of New York maple syrup production in April and May.    

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says the state ranked second to Vermont in last year's survey of producers in 10 states. Inspectors will collect information about the number of taps, yield, prices and the overall value of the maple products from New York. The results will be released in June. Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.

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