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Committee Meeting: Agriculture Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Agriculture  Senator Patricia Ritchie, Chair  9:00 AM, Tuesday, March 11, 2014  Room 411 LOB

March 11, 9:00 AM - 9:09 AM
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Committee Meeting: Agriculture Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Agriculture  Senator Patricia Ritchie, Chair  9:00 AM, Tuesday, February 11, 2014  Room 411 LOB

February 11, 9:00 AM - 9:24 AM
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Committee Meeting: Agriculture Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Agriculture Senator Patricia Ritchie, Chair 9:00 AM, Tuesday, January 28, 2014 Room 411 LOB

RICHARD A. BALL, ACTING COMMISSIONER OF THE NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND MARKETS, TO ADDRESS THE COMMITTEE.

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1484B Refer to Finance

Marcellino

January 28, 9:07 AM - 9:29 AM
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SENATE OK’S RITCHIE BILL TO BOOST LOCAL FOOD IN STATE FACILITIES

Plan Would Support Local Farmers, Improve Nutrition in Prisons, Hospitals

The State Senate today approved legislation sponsored by Senate Agriculture Committee Chair Patty Ritchie that seeks to boost the amount of locally produced food sold to state prisons, hospitals and other facilities.

FIND LOCAL FOOD AT AREA FARMERS MARKETS

The measure (S.4061) would give agencies easy access to farm fresh products by directing officials to create a list of competitively priced food products that are available for institutional sale.

June 12, 2013
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Committee Meeting: Agriculture Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Agriculture Senator Patricia Ritchie, Chair 9:00 AM, Tuesday, June 4, 2013 Room 411 LOB

June 4, 9:00 AM - 9:09 AM
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Committee Meeting: Agriculture Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Agriculture Senator Patricia Ritchie, Chair 9:00 AM, Tuesday, April 30, 2013 Room 411 LOB

April 30, 9:00 AM - 9:10 AM
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Committee Meeting: Agriculture Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Agriculture Senator Patricia Ritchie, Chair 9:00 AM, Tuesday, April 23, 2013 Room 411 LOB

April 23, 9:00 AM - 9:28 AM
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RITCHIE: STATE BUDGET INCLUDES WELCOME BOOST TO FARMERS

New Funding, Initiatives to Help NY’s Leading Industry Grow 

State Senator Patty Ritchie today announced that the new state budget restores cuts to key agriculture programs, while adding new funding and a new marketing initiative to help farmers grow.

Senator Ritchie, chair of the Senate Agriculture Committee, once again led efforts to stop funding cuts to key programs aimed at boosting productivity and strengthening the bottom lines of 36,000 family farmers who are at the center of New York’s leading industry.

March 25, 2013
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Committee Meeting: Agriculture Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Agriculture Senator Patricia Ritchie, Chair 9:00 AM, Tuesday, March 12, 2013 Room 411 LOB

Dwayne Hill, President of the New York State Maple Producers Association to address the Committee.

March 12, 9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
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SENATE AG CHAIR PATTY RITCHIE UNVEILS SWEEPING PLAN TO HELP FARMERS GROW

Growing the state’s agriculture industry and helping New York’s family farms prosper is the goal of the “Grown in New York” plan, unveiled today by Senator Patty Ritchie, Chair of the Senate Agriculture Committee. Senator Ritchie was joined at a Capitol news conference by other members of the committee, as well as leaders of the New York Farm Bureau to announce a plan to strengthen the state’s $5.2 billion agriculture industry by expanding markets for New York-grown products, improving the bottom lines of family farms, and investing in the future of farming.

March 5, 2013
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