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October 22, 2015

Agriculture Commissioner Celebrates New Grant Process to Help Farmers Protect Their Land

Saratoga PLAN Completes Projects in Record-Setting Time

WHAT:

    The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets holds a press conference to highlight the improved Farmland Protection Implementation Grant (FPIG) process, helping local partners and farmers across the state drastically reduce the overall timeframe to complete farmland protection projects. Saratoga PLAN is the first awardee to receive its grants using the revised contract milestones process and complete its projects.
WHEN:
    Friday, October 23, 10:30 a.m.
WHO:
    Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball
    Assemblywoman Carrie Woerner
    Saratoga PLAN Board Chair John Munter
    Wm. H. Buckley Farm owner Mark Sacco
    New York State Director of the American Farmland Trust David Haight

WHERE:
    Wm. H. Buckley Farm
    946 Saratoga Road
    Ballston Lake, NY 12019


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