Catharine Young's posts related to Agriculture

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.

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.

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.

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.

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SENATOR YOUNG VOWS TO STOP FARM LABOR BILL IN ITS TRACKS

ALBANY - Senator Cathy Young (R,I,C) has vowed to fight the farm labor bill that advanced through the Senate Labor Committee yesterday because "it would destroy our farms and kill Upstate's economy," she said.

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FARM LABOR BILL DIES IN AGRICULTURE COMMITTEE


ALBANY – A major victory was scored on behalf of farms across Upstate New York on Tuesday, when a farm labor bill that would devastate upstate’s farming industry was defeated in the Senate’s Agriculture Committee, according to the committee’s ranking member Senator Catharine Young (R,I,C – Olean).

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First 2011 Edition of Rural Futures

The Legislative Commission on Rural Resources is proud to have published our first 2011 edition of Rural Futures (click on the link below). We hope you find Rural Futures both interesting and informative. Please feel free to contact the Commission staff with any questions, comments or suggestions. Thank you!

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Rural Futures Summer 2011 Newsletter

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AGRICULTURAL ASSESSMENT PROGRAM EXTENDED TO LAND USED FOR CORN & HAY BALE MAZES

                OLEAN - A new measure that extends the state’s agriculture assessment program to portions of farm land used for amusements, such as corn and hay bale mazes, was recently signed into law by Governor Cuomo, according the bill’s sponsor Senator Catharine Young (R,C,I – Olea

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Rural Futures Fall 2011 Newsletter

The Legislative Commission on Rural Resources is proud to have published our Fall 2011 edition of Rural Futures (click on the link below). We hope you find Rural Futures both interesting and informative. Please feel free to contact the Commission staff with any questions, comments or suggestions. Thank you!

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Rural Futures Fall 2011 Newsletter

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