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Agriculture Press Releases

Date                      Release Title Photo
04/22/2014CNY FEIS Brings Irish Step-Dancing Competition to the New York State Fairgrounds This Weekend 
04/16/2014Obstructed View Tickets Now Available for Jason Aldean at the Great New York State Fair Grandstand 
04/16/2014Governor Cuomo Encourages Shoppers to Use the Pride of NY Website to Search for Made in New York Items for Easter This Weekend 
04/15/2014New York State Will Broaden Search for New Management of the State Fair and Conduct a Comprehensive Review of Year-Round Operations 
04/11/2014Governor Cuomo Announces $790,000 in Federal Funding to Prevent Invasive Species on Agricultural Lands 
04/11/2014Spring Carousel Shows Dairy Industry’s Best at the New York State Fairgrounds This Weekend 
04/10/2014Journey, One of Rock’s Greatest Bands, To Play the New York State Fair Grandstand 
04/10/2014Governor Cuomo Announces Reforms Implemented Following the 2014 Wine, Beer, Spirits and Cider Summit 
04/08/2014Governor Cuomo Hosts Second New York State Wine, Beer, Spirits and Cider Summit 
04/04/2014Reminder: Tickets on Sale This Weekend for Train with the Wallflowers 
04/03/2014Shriners Bring the Circus to the New York State Fairgrounds This Weekend 
04/03/2014Request for Proposals Issued to Operate State Fair Restaurants Year-Round 
03/28/2014Reminder: Tickets for Brad Paisley’s State Fair Grandstand Concert Go on Sale Tomorrow 
03/28/2014Train Pulls in to the Great New York State Fair Grandstand on August 26 
03/28/2014Departments of Labor and Agriculture and Markets Announce Two Recruitment Events to Fill 400 Positions at the New York State Fair 
03/27/2014Dog Show Puts Canines through Their Paces at the New York State Fairgrounds This Weekend 
03/21/2014Governor Cuomo Announces Taste NY to Occupy the 19Th Hole at the Empire Golf Expo From March 28 to 30 in Albany 
03/21/2014Governor Cuomo Announces $1.1 Million Federal Funding for Specialty Crop Research, Safety and Promotion 
03/21/2014Reminder: “Taste NY” Craft New York Beer Fest Takes Place Tomorrow in Albany 
03/18/2014Syracuse Motorama Brings Classic Cars to the State Fairgrounds 
03/17/2014Cazenovia Native Chef Anne Burrell Brings Her Savory Cooking Skills to the Great New York State Fair 
03/17/2014The Great New York State Fair Holds Public Design Competition for a New Fair Float for a Re-Energized Daily Parade 
03/17/2014Statewide Soil and Water Conservation Committee to Meet 
03/14/2014Governor Cuomo Announces more than 100 Restaurants take Pride of NY Pledge 
03/12/2014Home and Garden Show at the Fairgrounds Offers One-Stop Shopping for All Your Home Needs 
03/12/2014Department of Agriculture and Markets Announces Wade Shows Selected as New Operator of the Midway at the Great New York State Fair 
03/11/2014Governor Cuomo Welcomes Brad Paisley to the State Fair’s Grandstand This Summer 
03/06/2014Motorsports Expo at the Fairgrounds Marks the Beginning of the 2014 Upstate Auto Racing Season 
03/04/2014Governor Cuomo Encourages New Yorkers to Gear Up for Maple Weekend Events During the Month of March 
03/04/2014Governor Cuomo Announces $330,000 in Funding Available Under FreshConnect Farmers’ Market Program 
03/03/2014Media Advisory: Five New York City Restaurants Pledge to Increase Their Use of Local Agricultural Products by Over 10 Percent 
03/03/2014Governor Cuomo Announces First Ever Interagency Task Force on Agriculture 
02/28/2014Governor Cuomo Announces Taste NY Experience to Take Place at International Restaurant and Foodservice Show of New York 
02/28/2014John Kay & Steppenwolf Will Take Chevy Court on a ‘Magic Carpet Ride’ at the 2014 Great New York State Fair 
02/27/2014Governor Cuomo Announces Tickets Now on Sale for the Taste NY Craft New York Beer Fest in Albany on March 22 
02/26/2014Governor Cuomo Announces New Taste NY Store Set for Summer Launch 
02/25/2014Commissioner Calls for Dairy Promotion Board Nominations 
02/21/2014The Great New York State Fair Hits the Halfway Mark with Huge Advancements Promoting New York State Agriculture as its Centerpiece 
02/19/2014Governor Cuomo Welcomes one of the Largest Farm Shows in the Northeast to the State Fairgrounds Beginning February 20 
02/14/2014Governor Cuomo Welcomes Nine Pin Cider Works in Albany as the First Licensed Farm Cidery in New York State 
02/12/2014NYS Council on Food Policy to Host the First in a Series of Listening Tour Events on February 26 at the New York State Fairgrounds 
02/12/2014Think Summer at the CNY Boat Show at the Fairgrounds This Week 
02/07/2014Reminder: Tickets On Sale Saturday, February 8 for Jason Aldean at the Grandstand 
02/04/2014Watch Deputy Secretary Patrick Hooker Discuss the Surge in Farm-based Beverage Licenses 
02/04/2014Brewfest at the Fairgrounds Offers a Chance to Try Something New 
02/03/2014Governor Cuomo Highlights Economic Benefits of Super Bowl XLVIII 
02/03/2014Governor Cuomo Announces 72 Percent Increase in Taste NY Farm-Based Beverage Licenses Since 2011 
02/01/2014Governor Cuomo Announces Jason Aldean Brings 'Burn It Down Tour' to State Fair's Grandstand This Summer 
01/29/2014Governor Cuomo Unveils Details of Onondaga Lake Revitalization Program That Will Create Economic Opportunity in Surrounding Communities 
01/29/2014Governor Cuomo Announces New York State Reclaims Its Status as the Third Highest Producer of Milk in the Nation 
01/28/2014Department of Agriculture and Markets Reminds Farmers of the March 15 Deadline to Purchase Crop Insurance 
01/24/2014Governor Cuomo Announces New York State Presence in Super Bowl XLVIII 
01/23/2014The Great Outdoors Comes to the Great Indoors at the Fairgrounds 
01/17/2014Statement from Acting State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball on the Appointment of Chris Watkins as Director of Cornell Cooperative Extension 
01/16/2014Ag and Markets Produces New Video on Digesters and Dairy Acceleration Program 
01/14/2014Governor Cuomo Announces $21 Million to Create Economic Opportunity for Dairy Farmers Statewide 
01/13/2014Governor Cuomo Announces $12 Million Available to Protect Water Quality and Make New York's Farms Safer and Cleaner 
01/09/2014Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation to Strengthen Oversight of Pet Dealers in New York State 
01/09/2014Governor Cuomo Nominates Richard A. Ball as Commissioner of Agriculture and Markets 

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