Issues: Agriculture

Greenmarkets

Carroll Gardens Greenmarket8:00 am - 4:00 pmCarroll between Smith St and Court StLES Greenmarket8:00 am - 4:00 pm Norfolk & EssexTompkins Square Park Greenmarket8:00 am - 5:00 pm Ave A & 7th St

November 15, 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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Greenmarkets

Carroll Gardens Greenmarket8:00 am - 4:00 pmCarroll between Smith St and Court StLES Greenmarket8:00 am - 4:00 pm Norfolk & EssexTompkins Square Park Greenmarket8:00 am - 5:00 pm Ave A & 7th St

November 8, 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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Greenmarkets

Carroll Gardens Greenmarket 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Carroll between Smith St and Court StLES Greenmarket 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Norfolk & EssexTompkins Square Park Greenmarket 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Ave A & 7th St

November 1, 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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New York Senate Forum On Agriculture - Part 4 of 4

Part 4 of  testimony at the state capitol October 19, 2009 highlighting the desperation many farmers are feeling as they continue to cope with historically low milk prices.

“The stories of hardship experienced by many of our upstate farmers are heart-wrenching,” said Senator Seward.  “Many family farms that have been part of our landscape for generations have already disappeared, and if we fail to act now, more will be forced into foreclosure.”

October 28, 2009
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New York Senate Forum On Agriculture - Part 3 of 4

Part 3 of  testimony at the state capitol October 19, 2009 highlighting the desperation many farmers are feeling as they continue to cope with historically low milk prices.

“The stories of hardship experienced by many of our upstate farmers are heart-wrenching,” said Senator Seward.  “Many family farms that have been part of our landscape for generations have already disappeared, and if we fail to act now, more will be forced into foreclosure.”

October 28, 2009
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New York State Senate Forum On Agriculture - Part 2 of 4

Part 2 of  testimony at the state capitol October 19, 2009 highlighting the desperation many farmers are feeling as they continue to cope with historically low milk prices.

“The stories of hardship experienced by many of our upstate farmers are heart-wrenching,” said Senator Seward.  “Many family farms that have been part of our landscape for generations have already disappeared, and if we fail to act now, more will be forced into foreclosure.”

October 28, 2009
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New York Senate Forum On Agriculture - Part 1 of 4

Part 1 of  testimony at the state capitol October 19, 2009 highlighting the desperation many farmers are feeling as they continue to cope with historically low milk prices.

“The stories of hardship experienced by many of our upstate farmers are heart-wrenching,” said Senator Seward.  “Many family farms that have been part of our landscape for generations have already disappeared, and if we fail to act now, more will be forced into foreclosure.”

October 28, 2009
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NORTH COUNTRY POWER DISCOUNT PROGRAM TO PROVIDE RELIEF FOR THOUSANDS OF BUSINESSES AND DAIRY FARMS

Businesses and Dairy Farms in St. Lawrence, Jefferson and Franklin Counties Will Receive Average One-Year Savings of $1,200  Low-Cost St. Lawrence Hydropower to Provide Up to $10 Million in Savings

CAPE VINCENT (October 27, 2009)—State Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine today joined Governor David A. Paterson to announce that more than 3,500 Northern New York businesses and dairy farms will receive an approximately 9 percent discount on their electric bill for the next year.

October 27, 2009
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Public Forum on Saving the Dairy Forum 10-19-09 (PART 1 of 4)

Dairy farmers and industry leaders from across the state gave testimony at the State Capitol on October 19th to offer solutions regarding the ongoing milk crisis which has been described as a “Depression” for farmers.

October 23, 2009
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Public Forum on Saving the Dairy Forum 10-19-09 (PART 2 of 4)

Dairy farmers and industry leaders from across the state gave testimony at the State Capitol on October 19th to offer solutions regarding the ongoing milk crisis which has been described as a “Depression” for farmers.

October 23, 2009
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Public Forum on Saving the Dairy Forum 10-19-09 (PART 3 of 4)

Dairy farmers and industry leaders from across the state gave testimony at the State Capitol on October 19th to offer solutions regarding the ongoing milk crisis which has been described as a “Depression” for farmers.

October 23, 2009
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Public Forum on Saving the Dairy Forum 10-19-09 (PART 4 of 4)

Dairy farmers and industry leaders from across the state gave testimony at the State Capitol on October 19th to offer solutions regarding the ongoing milk crisis which has been described as a “Depression” for farmers.

October 23, 2009
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State, federal Senates looking at dairy farmer aid, new markets

By Bob Clark
The Evening Tribune
Wed Oct 21, 2009, 05:01 PM EDT
Hornell, N.Y. -

State and federal senators are working this week to help local dairy farmers.

October 21, 2009
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Aubertine, Burling, Koon Host Agriculture Roundtable

 

Lawmakers discuss dairy crisis, farm labor with farmers, business and community leaders 

October 21, 2009
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Ag Chair Introduces Bill to Provide Relief for Dairy Farmers

 

Ban on “stop & haul” charges would effectively add $1-2 per CWT to bimonthly milk checks

Aubertine holds issues roundtable in Ithaca to hear farmers on this bill, farm labor, dairy crisis 

October 20, 2009
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Dairy Crisis

I joined several of my upstate colleagues at the Capitol to conduct a public hearing on what I believe is one of the most critical issues facing our state today: the dairy crisis.

It’s been a whirlwind of a political year at the Capitol -- and it continues to be with the state facing a deep-rooted and serious budget deficit heading into 2010 – but we cannot let the powers-that-be in New York government lose sight of the overriding importance of doing anything and everything to save New York dairy farmers on the brink of collapse.

October 20, 2009
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Greenbridge Workshops: Introduction to Permaculture

Preregistration is required at least one week in advance for the workshop. Call 718-623-7220 for more information or to register. 

Free, but space is limited!

November 10, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Greenbridge Workshops: Street Tree Care

Preregistration is required at least one week in advance for the workshop. Call 718-623-7220 for more information or to register.  Free, but space is limited!

November 5, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Senator Winner, Colleagues Hear Testimony from Dairy Farmers

Albany, N.Y., October 19–State Senator George Winner (R-C-I, Elmira) joined legislative colleagues from across the upstate region today at a public hearing in Albany to hear testimony from New York dairy farmers and industry leaders on ways to address the ongoing dairy crisis.

October 19, 2009
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