Issues: Agriculture

GOVERNOR PATERSON SIGNS OPPENHEIMER BILL REQUIRING THE MOST HUMANE ANIMAL EUTHANASIA PRACTICES

Governor Paterson has signed into law, S. 4962-B, Senator Suzi Oppenheimer’s bill  significantly updating New York state laws regarding the euthanasia of animals.  The measure bans the euthanasia of animals by lethal gassing and ensures that animal euthanasia is performed in the most humane manner possible.

October 14, 2009
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SEN. YOUNG TO HOST DAIRY ROUNDTABLE IN ALBANY ON OCT. 19th

ALBANY -    Trying to spur Albany into action, Senator Catharine Young, (R,I,C-Olean) is hosting a public forum on extremely low milk prices to draw attention to farmers’ plights and gain support for a solution.

October 14, 2009
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Dates Set for Senate Agriculture Committee Roundtables

Photo from Agriculture tour in Western New York at Eden Valley Farms

Ag Chair Aubertine to host six roundtables and a public hearing to gather input from farmers

October 7, 2009
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Seward Speaks Out For Dairy Farmers

Times Journal

By Patsy Nicosia

COBLESKILL -- He couldn’t confirm it—yet—but minutes before he was to speak at a dairy industry rally yesterday in Cobleskill, State Senator Jim Seward got a message many fear is just the beginning:  One of the banks in Chenango County was foreclosing on six farms there.

October 7, 2009
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Farm Rally

Senator James L. Seward (R/C/I-Oneonta) and Assemblyman Pete Lopez (R/C/I-Schoharie) will be joined by agricultural experts, dairy farmers, as well as business and community leaders at a farming rally.

Seward, Lopez and local experts will offer temporary and long-term solutions to the problems facing the agriculture industry. 

 

October 6, 1:30 PM - 1:30 PM
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BONACIC ANNOUNCES AGRICULTURAL FORUM IN ALBANY

October 2, 2009:   Following up from a promise made at a Sullivan County agricultural forum, State Senator John Bonacic and Senator Catharine Young, the Ranking Member of the Senate Agriculture Committee will host a public forum in Albany on the Dairy Farming crisis, on October 19 starting at 10:00 AM.

October 2, 2009
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Federal Farm Assistance Step In The Right Direction

ONEONTA, 10/02/09 – State Senator James L. Seward (R/C/I-Oneonta) today applauded anticipated federal funding aimed at assisting struggling dairy farmers and renewed his call for additional long term solutions. “The federal funding provides a quick infusion of cash that will help farmers with the ongoing milk price crisis,” said Senator Seward.  “Now we need to continue to work toward a viable, long term solution that will reestablish our farming future in upstate New York.”

October 2, 2009
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Agriculture Chair Tours Long Island Farms

Aubertine meets with farmers to hear concerns and highlight importance of agriculture

September 30, 2009
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Greenmarkets

Carroll Gardens GreenmarketSunday, October 25th,  2009, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Carroll between Smith St and Court St

LES GreenmarketSunday, October 25th, 2009, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Norfolk & Essex

Tompkins Square Park GreenmarketSunday, October 25th, 2009, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Ave A & 7th St

October 25, 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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Greenmarkets

Carroll Gardens GreenmarketSunday, October 18th,  2009, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Carroll between Smith St and Court St

LES GreenmarketSunday, October 18th, 2009, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Norfolk & Essex

Tompkins Square Park GreenmarketSunday, October 18th, 2009, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Ave A & 7th St

October 18, 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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Greenmarkets

Carroll Gardens GreenmarketSunday, October 11th,  2009, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Carroll between Smith St and Court St

LES GreenmarketSunday, October 11th, 2009, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Norfolk & Essex

Tompkins Square Park GreenmarketSunday, October 11th, 2009, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Ave A & 7th St

October 11, 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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Greenmarkets

Carroll Gardens GreenmarketSunday, October 4th,  2009, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Carroll between Smith St and Court St

LES GreenmarketSunday, October 4th, 2009, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Norfolk & Essex

Tompkins Square Park GreenmarketSunday, October  4th, 2009, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Ave A & 7th St

October 4, 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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Greenmarkets

Tribeca GreenmarketSaturday, October 31st, 2009, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm Greenwich St & Chambers St

Borough Hall GreenmarketSaturday, October 31st, 2009, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Court St and Remsen St

October 31, 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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Greenmarkets

Tribeca GreenmarketSaturday, October 24th, 2009, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm Greenwich St & Chambers St

Borough Hall GreenmarketSaturday, October 24th, 2009, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Court St and Remsen St

October 24, 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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Greenmarkets

Tribeca GreenmarketSaturday, October 10th, 2009, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm Greenwich St & Chambers St

Borough Hall GreenmarketSaturday, October 10th, 2009, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Court St and Remsen St

October 10, 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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Greenmarkets

Tribeca GreenmarketSaturday, October 3rd, 2009, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm Greenwich St & Chambers St

Borough Hall GreenmarketSaturday, October 3rd, 2009, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Court St and Remsen St

October 3, 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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Greenmarkets

Federal Plaza GreenmarketFriday, October, 30th 2009, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Broadway and Thomas St

City Hall GreenmarketFriday, October 30th, 2009, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Broadway & Chambers

Staten Island Ferry Terminal GreenmarketFriday, October 30th, 2009, 8:00 am - 7:00 pm Inside Terminal Building

October 30, 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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Greenmarkets

Federal Plaza GreenmarketFriday, October, 23rd 2009, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Broadway and Thomas St

City Hall GreenmarketFriday, October 23rd, 2009, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Broadway & Chambers

Staten Island Ferry Terminal GreenmarketFriday, October 23rd, 2009, 8:00 am - 7:00 pm Inside Terminal Building

October 23, 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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Greenmarkets

Federal Plaza GreenmarketFriday, October, 9th 2009, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Broadway and Thomas St

City Hall GreenmarketFriday, October 9th, 2009, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Broadway & Chambers

Staten Island Ferry Terminal GreenmarketFriday, October 9th, 2009, 8:00 am - 7:00 pm Inside Terminal Building

October 9, 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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