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Andrew M. Cuomo, Governor | Richard A. Ball, Commissioner
 
   
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November 16, 2017

Media Advisory: Agriculture Commissioner Kicks off Christmas Season with Tree-Cutting to Promote New York Agriculture

First New York State Grown & Certified Local Tree Farm Providing Tree to Be Displayed in New York State Capitol

WHAT:

State Agriculture Commissioner will join the Christmas Tree Farmers Association of New York to kick off the Christmas season and promote farm-fresh trees grown in New York.  The event includes a tree-cutting at Emmerich Tree Farm, the first tree farm to join the New York State Grown & Certified program, and a stop at Pennings Farm Market and Cidery to promote the Hudson Valley’s top agri-tourism destinations.

WHEN:
Tuesday, November 21, 12 p.m.

WHERE:
Emmerich Tree Farm
101 Sleepy Valley Road
Warwick, NY 10990

WHO:
State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball
Christmas Tree Farmers Association of New York Exec. Director Mary Jeanne Packer
Emmerich Tree Farm Owners Kurt and Karen Emmerich
Pennings Farm Market and Cidery Owner Steve Pennings


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