NY Farm Bureau

New York News
1:00 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

Farmers Fight EPA Over Proposed Water Rule

A federally proposed water rule has New York farmers and others around the nation up in arms. They see it as an attempt to regulate virtually all water, and warn if implemented, the measure will raise the phrase "red tape" to a whole new level.

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WAMC News
6:30 pm
Tue March 4, 2014

New Task Force And Legislation Focus On New York Agriculture

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has formed a new task force to strengthen agriculture in the state.

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North Country News
8:45 pm
Tue February 25, 2014

Farm Bureau Discusses National Priorities

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The New York Farm Bureau discussed its national agricultural priorities during a conference call Tuesday morning.

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New England News
12:45 pm
Wed January 29, 2014

Federal Farm Bill And State Agricultural Priorities Discussed By Farm Advocates

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The New York Farm Bureau outlined its state priorities and discussed the just-passed federal Farm Bill during a conference call this morning.

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New York News
12:30 pm
Tue October 1, 2013

Farm Bill Extension Expires

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It’s not just the government that shut down today.  Congress has failed to act on the Farm Bill extension, which expired at midnight, and some are concerned that will add to economic uncertainty, especially in the dairy sector.

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WAMC News
12:20 pm
Thu November 15, 2012

Groups Criticize Proposed Clean Water Act Regulatory Changes

The EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers want to expand the federal Clean Water Act by changing the definition of “Waters of the U.S.”.  A variety of groups in New York State are opposed to the move, saying it will harm New York’s economy and environment.

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