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

Agriculture Press Releases

Date                      Release Title Photo
12/27/2010Workshops for Dairy Farmers to Combat Market Volatility 
12/10/2010New York State Soil & Water Conservation Committee Meeting 
12/06/2010Council on Food Policy Issues Annual Report 
11/23/2010Equine Herpesvirus 1 Detected at Western New York Racetrack 
11/23/2010State Offers Tips on How to Serve It Safely on Thanksgiving 
10/28/2010Crop Insurance Meetings Scheduled For Producers 
10/21/2010New York State Department of Agriculture And Markets Receives $1.2 Million To Combat Tree-Killing Beetle 
10/08/2010Public Meeting Notice: New York State Soil & Water Conservation Committee Meeting 
10/08/2010NYS Council on Food Policy to Meet October 20 in Albany 
10/05/2010Public Meeting Notice: New York State Wood Products Development Council 
10/01/2010Commissioner Awards Federal Funds for “Buy Local” Advertising 
09/29/2010NYPA Extends North Country Power Discount Program for Thousands Of Businesses and Dairy Farms 
09/23/2010NY Receives Extra $430,000 in Crop Insurance Assistance 
09/17/2010State Reminds City Residents of ALB Quarantine Regulations 
09/16/2010Commissioner Announces $1.1 Million in Grants for Specialty Crops 
09/16/2010NY Receives $1.25 Million to Improve Cattle Feed Safety 
09/09/2010Commissioner Hooker Announces Farm to You Fest 2010! 
09/07/2010State Expands Quarantine for Emerald Ash Borer 
09/01/2010Hay & Pasture Insurance Expands to All of New York in 2011 
08/31/2010Statement From State Agriculture Commissioner Patrick Hooker 
08/27/2010NY Confirms First Equine Case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis 
08/26/2010Governor Paterson Opens 164th Great New York State Fair 
08/25/2010New York State Soil & Water Conservation Committee Meeting 
08/23/2010Commissioner Encourages Farmers To Read Seed Labels 
08/20/2010Statement from Agriculture Commissioner Patrick Hooker 
08/20/2010Forest Pest Awareness Activities in Massena 
08/13/2010New York State to No Longer Administer Dog Licenses in 2011 
08/11/2010Commissioner Announces State Eco-Friendly Farming Award 
08/06/2010Commissioner Announces Organic Transition Survey Results 
08/02/2010Media - Advisory: Forest Pest Awareness Activities in Newburgh 
07/30/2010August Is Forest Pest Awareness Month in New York State 
07/27/2010Statement on DEC’s Participation at The New York State Fair 
07/22/2010Commissioner Reminds Farmers to Only Sell to Licensed Dealers 
07/13/2010New York State Soil & Water Conservation Committee Meeting 
07/08/2010Department Hosts Grain Marketing Workshops 
06/29/2010First Major Food Retailer in State to Showcase “New York Maple – Taste The Tradition” 
06/28/2010Council Releases Plan to Combat Invasive Species In NYS 
06/28/2010Commissioner: "It's County Fair Season in New York" 
06/15/2010NYS Council on Food Policy to Meet June 28 in Harlem 
06/10/2010State Commences Largest Survey Yet for Plum Pox Virus 
06/08/2010New York State Soil & Water Conservation Committee Meeting 
06/03/2010Commissioner: Use Precaution to Prevent Foreign Animal Diseases 
06/01/2010Commissioner Hooker Recognizes June as Dairy Month 
05/20/2010Statement From Commissioner Patrick Hooker 
04/30/2010Arbor Day Celebrated in New York State 
04/29/2010Arbor Day Celebration at West Capitol Park - Media Advisory 
04/29/2010Commissioner Hooker Announces 2010 Strategy for Late Blight 
04/28/2010State Health, Agriculture Departments Thank Food Companies For Commitment to Reducing Added Salt in Food 
04/08/2010State Ensures Consumers Are Paying for Seafood, Not Ice 
03/19/2010Commissioner Hooker Celebrates Maple Season in New York 
03/17/2010Department to Host Webinars on Federal Specialty Crop Funding 
03/16/2010Commissioner: “Convenience Is Choice. Bring Home The Wine.” 
03/12/2010Appellate Division Supports State’s Regulatory Jurisdictionrelating to The Sale Of Raw Milk 
03/10/2010Nine New Organic Production Guides Now Available 
03/09/2010New York State Soil & Water Conservation Committee Meeting 
03/05/2010Commissioner Asks USDA To Consider Class I Floor for Milk Prices 
02/23/2010March 15 Is Deadline for Crop Insurance in 2010 
01/13/2010Governor Paterson Accepts Council on Food Policy Report 
01/08/2010Commissioner Hooker Gives State Of Agriculture Address 
01/06/2010State of New York Agriculture Address 1/7/2010 
01/05/2010Four New Yorkers Named To USDA Fruit & Vegetable Advisory Committee 

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