Department of Agriculture & Markets

 

Agriculture Press Releases

Date                      Release Title Photo
05/27/2015Legendary Steve Miller Band to Rock Chevy Court on the Final Sunday of the Great New York State Fair 
05/22/2015Syracuse’s Strong Hearts Café Will Open First Vegan/Vegetarian Stand at the Great New York State Fair 
05/21/2015Hot Country Duo Dan + Shay to Perform on Chevy Court on Saturday, August 29 
05/20/2015Governor Cuomo Announces Recipients of New Farmers Grant Fund to Support Agribusiness across New York State 
05/19/2015New York State Proactively Bans All Fowl Competitions at the Great New York State Fair and All County Fairs to Safeguard against Avian Flu 
05/19/2015Governor Cuomo Announces New Actions to Streamline Farming Regulations 
05/19/2015State Agriculture Commissioner Highlights New York Beef Council “Farm to Fork” Tours as Opportunity to Connect Producers to Consumers 
05/15/2015Taste NY Market at Todd Hill to Host Nancy Fuller, Star of Food Network’s Farmhouse Rules 
05/14/2015State Agriculture Commissioner Announces New Efforts to Slow Spread of Emerald Ash Borer Across New York State 
05/11/2015State Agriculture Commissioner Announces Grant Funds to Promote Soil Health and Encourage Crop Yields 
05/05/2015Agriculture Commissioner Highlights the Cabbage Industry as One of the Unsung Heroes of New York Agriculture 
05/01/2015Cinco De Mayo Celebration: $5 Tickets to the Great New York State Fair 
05/01/2015State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball Wishes the Three Competing New York Thoroughbreds Well on the Eve of the Kentucky Derby 
04/30/2015State Agriculture Commissioner Announces $600,000 in Federal Funding to Support and Grow New York State’s Specialty Crops 
04/29/2015Governor Cuomo Announces Culinary Institute of America as Education Partner For Taste NY Program 
04/29/2015Great New York State Fair Announces Public Workshop to Gather Input on Planned Transformation of Fairgrounds 
04/28/2015New York State Fair Alerts Meghan Trainor Fans to Online Phony Ticket Sales for Free Concert at Chevy Court 
04/27/2015Arbor Day Celebrated in New York State 
04/27/2015Governor Cuomo Announces Launch of First in the Nation Pilot Program Providing Immigrants Free English Training Via Mobile Phones 
04/23/2015Governor Cuomo Announces Taskforce to Develop Pollinator Protection Plan to Protect New York's Agricultural Economy 
04/16/2015Governor Cuomo Announces 59% Growth in NY Craft Beer Industry in One Year 
04/15/2015Listeria Monocytogenes Contamination in Raw Milk in Sullivan County 
04/09/2015State Agriculture and Health Commissioners Announce New Opportunities for Farm Stands Across New York 
04/09/2015Revitalized Six Nations Day Will Bring Iroquois’ Story to Wider Audience at 2015 Great New York State Fair 
04/08/2015Connecting Communities to Fresh Food and Healthy Eating, Acting State Health Commissioner Makes Capital Roots a Stop on Statewide Tour to Fight Obesity 
04/08/2015Media Advisory: State Fair, Onondaga Nation to Announce Enhanced and Renamed Six Nations Day at the Fair 
04/07/2015Governor Cuomo Announces $1.4 Million to Support the Growth of Agriculture in the Genesee Valley and Across the State 
04/01/2015Entertainment Icon Snoop Dogg to Perform on Chevy Court Stage at the Great New York State Fair 
03/31/2015Salt-N-Pepa Return to the Great New York State Fair as Half of a Day of Rap on the Chevy Court Stage 
03/30/2015Award-Winning Rocker Melissa Etheridge to Perform on Chevy Court at the Great New York State Fair 
03/27/2015Vegan/Vegetarian Food Vendor Sought for Restaurant at the 2015 Great New York State Fair 
03/27/2015State Health Department and Department of Agriculture Commemorate National Nutrition Month and Kick Off Spring Farmers' Market Season in New York State 
03/26/2015“Taste NY” Food Truck Competition to Premiere at 2015 Great New York State Fair 
03/25/2015Media Advisory: State Agency Leaders Join Rochester Mayor Warren and Local Officials to Kick off Spring Farmers’ Market Season and Promote Healthy Living during National Nutrition Month 
03/25/2015Governor Cuomo Announces Nearly 300 Institutions Take the Pride of NY Pledge 
03/24/2015New York’s Own Orleans, with Little Feat’s Barrere and Tackett, to Combine on Chevy Court at the Great New York State Fair 
03/20/2015State Agriculture Commissioner Encourages New Yorkers to Attend Maple Weekend Events during the Next Two Weekends 
03/18/2015Governor Cuomo Announces 11 Counties Eligible Under $30 Million Southern Tier Agricultural Economic Development Initiative 
03/18/2015Governor Cuomo Announces Success Against Invasive Species in Niagara County 
03/17/2015Media Advisory: Agriculture Commissioner Returns to Southern Tier to Outline Eligible Counties under Governor Cuomo’s $30 Million Proposal 
03/16/2015State Veterinarian Reminds New York Poultry Industry to Always Practice Good Biosecurity Measures 
03/12/2015Governor Cuomo Proposes $30 Million in Agricultural Economic Development Projects for the Southern Tier 
03/12/2015Governor Cuomo Announces Success of First Year of Farmland Assessment Cap 
03/11/2015Media Advisory: Agriculture Commissioner to Unveil Plans for Governor Cuomo’s $30 Million Southern Tier Agricultural Economic Development Initiative 
03/06/2015200 New York Food and Beverage Companies Participating in the International Restaurant and Foodservice Show in New York City 
03/05/2015Governor Cuomo Announces the Return of the Craft New York Brewers Festival to Albany on March 7 
03/04/2015Governor Cuomo Announces New "Farm to Fan" Partnership Between "Taste NY" and the Times Union Center in Albany 
03/03/2015Statement from Governor Cuomo on Proposal by Onondaga County Executive Mahoney to Transform New York State Fairgrounds 
03/03/2015Media Advisory: First Ever “Farm to Fan” Experience to Kick Off at the Times Union Center in Albany 
02/25/2015Governor Cuomo Announces the 30th New York Farm Show Returns to the State Fairgrounds Beginning February 26 
02/25/2015Piglets and Sows to Return to the 2015 Great New York State Fair 
02/24/2015New Promotions Aim to Draw Even More People to the Great New York State Fair in 2015 
02/23/2015Oak Ridge Boys to Make Their 8th Appearance at the Great New York State Fair 
02/20/2015Organizations Tout the Importance of $20 Million Included in Governor Cuomo’s Executive Budget for Hudson Valley Farmland Protection 
02/20/2015Governor Cuomo Announces $775,000 Targeted Investment Pays Off for Farmers in the Hudson Valley 
02/19/2015Charlie Palmer Steak Introduces “New York State of Mind” Beverage List 
02/19/2015Media Advisory: Agriculture Commissioner to Push for Farmland Protection in the Hudson Valley 
02/18/2015Governor Cuomo Announces New York Repeats as Second Highest Producer of Apples and Third Highest Producer of Grapes in the Nation 
02/13/2015Governor Cuomo Announces 25 New York State Wineries to Participate at Boston Wine Expo 2015 
02/10/2015Sea Lions to Return to the 2015 Great New York State Fair’s Entertainment Lineup 
02/09/2015Governor Cuomo Outlines Tax Exemption Proposal for Wine, Beer, Cider and Spirits Industries 
02/06/2015Governor Cuomo Announces $376,000 for Plans to Protect Agriculture and Farmlands 
02/06/2015Rock Veterans Everclear to Open the Great New York State Fair’s Chevy Court Concert Series 
02/03/2015Statewide Soil and Water Conservation Committee to Meet 
01/30/2015Governor Cuomo Announces Number of Winter Farmers’ Markets Set New Record 
01/30/2015The Great New York State Fair to Auction Surplus Items on State’s Ebay Sales Site 
01/23/2015Reminder: Tickets for Country Superstar Eric Church at the State Fair Grandstand Go on Sale Saturday, January 24 
01/16/2015Governor Cuomo Announces $12 Million to Protect and Preserve Water Quality 
01/16/2015Salt City Winter Antiques Show at the New York State Fairgrounds This Weekend 
01/15/2015Great New York State Fair Leaps to 8th among All State Fairs in Attendance, Industry Publication Finds 
01/13/2015Taste NY Vending Machines Premiere at Broome Gateway and Clifton Park Rest Areas 
01/12/2015Commissioner Congratulates New York State Wineries on Recent Awards and Accolades 
01/12/2015Country Superstar Eric Church to Play the Grandstand on Opening Night of the 2015 Great New York State Fair 
01/07/20152015 Camping World RV Supershow at the New York State Fairgrounds This Weekend 
01/06/2015New York State Council on Food Policy to Hold Its Winter Meeting on January 16 in Binghamton 

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