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Andrew M. Cuomo, Governor | Richard A. Ball, Commissioner
 
  

Agriculture Press Releases

Date                      Release Title Photo
06/17/2019New York State Agencies Celebrate Pollinator Protection Week, June 17-23 
06/14/2019The Great New York State Fair’s Annual “Star Spangled Challenge” is Underway 
06/14/2019Governor Coumo Announces Kick-off of Summer Farmers' Market Season 
06/13/2019State Agriculture Commissioner and Finger Lakes Land Trust Celebrate Brock Acres Farm and Farmland Protection Milestone 
06/11/2019Updated: Milk Marketing Advisory Council to Meet Monday, June 17, 2019 
06/11/2019New York State Soil and Water Conservation Commitee to Meet June 18, 2019 
06/10/2019Thirty Nine Food Trucks From Across New York Will Compete in the Taste NY Food Truck Competition at the 2019 Great New York State Fair 
06/10/2019Dairy Promotion Order Advisory Board to Meet Tuesday June 11, 2019 
06/07/2019Spider-Man Soars Above the Expo Center in Special Marvel Comics Cover Created for Comic Con Events at the Fairgrounds and the Great New York State Fair 
06/06/2019New York State Recognizes World Food Safety Day 
06/05/2019State Agriculture Commissioner Announces Initiatives to Promote New York’s Dairy Industry During Dairy Month 
06/03/2019New York State Announces Training Grants to Help Communities Withstand Future Flooding and Reduce Harmful Algal Blooms 
05/30/2019Multi-talented Sheila E to Perform on Chevy Court During the 2019 Great New York State Fair 
05/30/2019Miami Rapper Smokepurpp to Perform at Chevy Court During the 2019 Great New York State Fair 
05/24/2019State Agriculture Commissioner Congratulates Student Winners of the 2019 New York State Envirothon Competition 
05/24/2019Legendary Blood Sweat & Tears to Perform at Chevy Court at the Great New York State Fair 
05/21/2019Multi-talented Latin Grammy Winner Farruko to Perform at Chevy Court During the 2019 Great New York State Fair 
05/17/2019State Fair’s Special “food Bucks” Sale Offers up to 25% Discount on Great Food at the Great New York State Fair 
05/14/2019New York State Department of Agriculture Highlights Continued Commitment to Support Puerto Rico’s Rebuilding Efforts 
05/14/2019Rap Icon Ice Cube to Perform at the 2019 Great New York State Fair 
05/10/2019Grace Potter to Make a Return Visit to Chevy Court at the 2019 Great New York State Fair 
05/09/2019Governor Cuomo Announces Nearly $9 Million Awarded to Support Water Quality Protection Projects on New York Livestock Farms 
05/09/2019State Agriculture Department Announces Seafood Producers Join the NYS Grown & Certified Program 
05/08/2019Legendary Syracuse Rock Band Brand New Sin to Play One More Reunion Show, at the 2019 Great New York State Fair 
05/08/2019Consumer Alert: Listeria Contamination in Mecox Bay Dairy, Mecox Sunrise Raw Milk Cheese 
05/06/2019Salt City Comic Con Moves to the Expo Center at the New York State Fairgrounds 
05/02/2019IHSA Championships to Feature an Equine Career and College Fair at State Fairgrounds Expo Center 
04/30/2019Latino Village at the Great New York State Fair to Expand into a New Home 
04/29/2019The Great New York State Fair Invites ‘The Simpsons’ Writing Staff to the 2019 Fair 
04/29/2019Gavin Degraw to Close the Chevy Court Concert Season at the 2019 Great New York State Fair 
04/26/2019State Agriculture Department Requests Letters of Interest from Agricultural Cooperatives 
04/25/2019The Mavericks to Perform at Chevy Court at the 2019 Great New York State Fair 
04/24/2019Governor Cuomo and Legislative Leaders Announce 2020 Enacted Budget Includes $33.2 Million in Local Assistance to Support New York Agriculture Industry 
04/23/2019During Earth Week, Governor Cuomo Announces Availability of $15 Million for Water Quality Protection Projects Across the State 
04/19/2019Horse Show Season Begins Today at the New York State Fairgrounds 
04/17/2019Dairy Promotion Order Advisory Board to Meet April 23, 2019 
04/15/2019New York State Soil and Water Conservation Committee to Meet April 16, 2019 
04/15/2019Governor Cuomo Announces Taste NY Sales Increased to $17.8 Million in 2018 
04/12/2019Hip Hop Legends the Roots to Perform at the 2019 Great New York State Fair 
04/12/2019Governor Cuomo and Legislative Leaders Announce 2020 Enacted Budget Includes More Than $6 Million to Expand Access to New York Grown Agricultural Products 
04/11/2019Vince Neil to Rock Chevy Court With the Music of Mötley Crüe During the 2019 Great New York State Fair 
04/03/2019NYS Agriculture Commissioner Announces Success of First-Ever NYS Wood Products Development Council Forestry Camp 
03/26/2019Governor Cuomo Announces Available Assistance for Farmers Impacted by Extreme Weather 
03/20/2019Governor Cuomo Announces Applications Now Available for New York Farm Meaderies 
03/20/2019Media Advisory: New York State Agriculture Commissioner Announces Growth of Future Farmers of America Chapters Across the State 
03/19/2019Advisory Council on Agriculture to Meet March 25, 2019 
03/18/2019New York State Kicks off NY Agricultural Literacy Week 
03/15/2019Violinist and Dancer Lindsey Stirling to Make Her Chevy Court Debut During the 2019 Great New York State Fair 
03/15/2019The Great New York State Fair Announces New Bus Dropoff Area to Increase Safety, Improve Traffic Flow 
03/14/2019Rick Springfield Returns to the Great New York State Fair with an Experience Stage Show 
03/14/2019National Loan Repayment Program Available for Veterinarians in High-Priority, Underserved Areas Across the State 
03/13/2019NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets Advises Horse Owners to Monitor Horses for Signs of Equine Herpes Virus Type 1 
03/12/2019NYS Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball Joins Senator Jen Metzger, for Maple Tree-Tapping to Promote Maple Weekends 
03/12/2019Governor Cuomo Announces Taste NY Farm Markets to Begin at New York State Thruway Service Areas for 2019 Season on April 1 
03/12/2019Milk Marketing Advisory Council to Meet March 18, 2019 
03/12/2019New York State Soil and Water Conservation Committee to Meet March 18, 2019 
03/08/2019Governor Cuomo Announces $2.3 Million in Funding Available to Help Farmers Address the Impacts of Climate Change 
03/08/2019State Agencies Partner to Announce Results of Third Annual New York State Craft Beer Competition 
03/08/2019Governor Cuomo Announces $2.3 Million in Funding Available to Help Farmers Address the Impacts of Climate Change 
03/07/2019NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets Awards Funding to Advance Farmland Protection Efforts Across New York State 
03/04/2019Governor Cuomo Announces Record-Breaking Attendance at State Fairgrounds Events in 2018 
03/01/2019The Great New York State Fair and the Syracuse Mets Team Up to Put the “Syracuse Butter Sculptures” on the Field in July 
03/01/2019Governor Cuomo Encourages New Yorkers to Participate in Maple Weekends to Support Agricultural and Tourism Industries 
02/28/2019Award-Winning Country Trio Midland to Make its Chevy Court Debut at the 2019 Great New York State Fair 
02/28/2019Governor Cuomo Marks 5th Anniversary of Farm Cidery Law 
02/22/2019State Fair’s Annual Drone Film Festival Returns for Third Year 
02/21/2019Pop Sensations Why Don’t We to Debut at Chevy Court at the Great New York State Fair 
02/20/2019New York Farm Show Expands into Exposition Center for 2019 
02/18/2019Department of Agriculture and Markets Joins Potsdam Humane Society for Groundbreaking of New Animal Shelter Building 
02/15/2019New Valet Parking Option Included in the Great New York State Fair’s Annual “Halfway to the Fair” Sale 
02/15/2019NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets Releases Fourth Quarter 2018 Food Safety Inspection Results 
02/12/2019State Agriculture Department Accepting Nominations for the Dairy Promotion Board 
02/12/2019Bad Company to Open the 2019 Great New York State Fair’s Chevrolet Music Festival at Chevy Court 
02/08/2019NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets Provides Farmland Protection Grants to New York Dairy Farms 
02/07/2019Governor Cuomo Announces $18.4 Million Available to Support Water Quality Protection Projects on New York Livestock Farms 
02/06/2019Enjoy Ice Sculptures, Experience Cultures, Shoot Hoops for Charity and More at Winter Fair 
02/05/2019New York State Applauds Square’s Investment in Novo Dia Group to Protect Snap Recipients’ Long-Term Access to Farmers’ Markets 
02/05/2019State Fair’s Annual Taste NY Food Truck Competition Continues to Grow with New Location, New Days 
02/01/2019State Agriculture Commissioner Congratulates NYS Beef Producer on National Environmental Award 
01/30/2019***Update: Event Cancelled*** Agriculture Commissioner and CCE Broome County Announce Awards to Support Farms and Food and Beverage Producers in the Southern Tier 
01/30/2019Agriculture Commissioner and CCE Broome County Announce Awards to Support Farms and Food and Beverage Producers in the Southern Tier 
01/28/2019Governor Cuomo Announces Funding for Animal Shelter Improvements Across the State 
01/11/2019Agriculture Commissioner Announces $5 Million in Funding Available for Source Water Buffer Program 
01/03/2019State Agriculture Commissioner Announces More Than $42 Million Awarded to Agricultural Projects through the Regional Economic Development Councils 
01/02/2019Dairy Promotion Order Advisory Board to Meet January 4, 2019 
01/02/2019Dairy Promotion Order Advisory Board to Meet January 4, 2019 

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