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

Agriculture Press Releases

Date                      Release Title Photo
12/18/2012Entertainment Applications Now Available for the 2013 Great New York State Fair 
12/12/2012Governor Cuomo Announces $1 Million in Federal Funding to Promote and Support New York's Specialty Crops and Wine, Beer, and Spirits Industry 
12/10/2012Plum Pox Virus Quarantine 2013 Western New York 
12/10/201224,000 Acres Now “Open for Agriculture” in Orleans and Wayne Counties 
12/04/2012New York State Council on Food Policy to Meet on December 12 in Kinderhook 
12/03/2012Commissioners Welcome Donated Christmas Trees and Wreaths from Johnstown, Cortland, Norfolk and Painted Post to the State Capitol 
11/28/2012Department of Agriculture & Markets Awarded $65,000 for School Nutrition Pilot Program with Broome-Tioga BOCES and the Binghamton City School District 
11/27/2012Coming Soon to the State Fairgrounds 
11/21/2012State Offers Tips on How to Serve It Safely on Thanksgiving 
11/15/2012Coming Soon to the State Fairgrounds 
11/01/20122013 Great New York State Fair to Host Inaugural “Pride of NY” Wine and Cheese Competition 
11/01/2012Commissioner Aubertine Announces Return of “Pride of New York Harvest Fest” to the State Fairgrounds 
10/31/2012Media Advisory: Harvest Fest Hits the State Fairgrounds to Promote New York Products 
10/19/2012Read Commissioner Aubertine's Column in Empire State Farmer 
10/19/2012Read Commissioner Aubertine’s column in Grassroots 
10/13/2012Read Commissioner Aubertine's Column in Lancaster Farming 
10/10/2012Consumer Alert - Listeria monocytogenes in Herring “Fillet - Atlantic Recipe in Oil” 
10/02/2012Governor Cuomo Signs Bill to Expand Opportunities for Farm Distilleries to Sell Liquor at State Fair, County Fairs and Farmers' Markets 
10/01/2012Commissioner Aubertine Announces Farm to You Fest! 2012 
09/21/2012Commissioner Aubertine Announces $610,000 for Agricultural and Farmland Protection Plans 
09/19/2012Read Commissioner Aubertine's Column in Empire State Farmer 
09/18/2012Winter Wheat and Barley Crop Insurance 
09/17/2012Statewide Soil and Water Conservation Committee to Meet 
09/17/2012Commissioner Aubertine Encourages State Horse Owners to Vaccinate against Diseases 
09/12/2012Department of Agriculture and Markets Meets the Twitter Universe 
09/06/2012Commissioner Aubertine to Pen Monthly Column in Empire State Farmer 
08/29/2012Consumer Alert - Possible Botulism Contamination in “Dried Croaker” 
08/27/2012Watch Commissioner Aubertine Discuss New York’s Booming Yogurt Industry on YNN 
08/21/2012Consumer Alert - Undeclared Sulfites in Del Campo Dried Potato 
08/15/2012Governor Cuomo Hosts First New York State Yogurt Summit 
08/08/2012Sixth Generation Family Farm in Cayuga County Wins Statewide Award for Environmentally Sound Farming Practices 
07/27/2012New York Confirms First Equine Case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis in 2012 
07/23/2012Gov Cuomo Announces $11 Million to Help Protect Water Quality Across NYS 
07/23/2012***Pest Alert - Armyworms Round Two Hit Hay and Corn Crops*** 
07/19/2012Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation to Strengthen and Support New York's Craft Breweries 
07/03/2012Commissioner Alerts Growers of Presence of Late Blight 
06/29/2012New York State Council on Food Policy to Meet July 18 in Albany 
06/27/2012Governor Cuomo Kicks off Farmers' Market Season and Encourages New Yorkers To Take Advantage Of Freshconnect Projects Across The State 
06/15/2012Commissioner Reminds Farmers to Only Sell to Licensed Dealers 
06/12/2012***Pest Alert - Armyworms Invade Parts of New York*** 
06/07/2012***Public Meeting Notice*** 
05/03/2012Governor Cuomo Announces Freshconnect Grants to Help Provide Low-Income & Underserved Communities With Ny Farm Products 
04/23/2012Commissioner Announces $1 Million for Specialty Crops 
03/16/2012Commissioner to Celebrate Maple Season With Tree Tapping 
03/16/2012Commissioner to Join Industry for Ag Literacy Week 
03/13/2012***Public Meeting Notice*** 
03/06/2012State Announces Availability of Funds for Fresh Connect Program 
03/02/2012Commissioner Reminds Farmers of March 15 Crop Insurance Deadline 
02/27/2012Governor Cuomo Announces Pepsico and Theo Müller Choose NYS to Launch Their Joint Venture Into Yogurt Business 
02/16/2012NYS & USDA De-Regulate over 300,000 Acres in WNY for Golden Nematode 
02/09/2012USDA Answers NY’s Pleas to Increase Plum Pox Compensation 
02/06/2012State Offers Next Round of Assistance to Flood Affected Farmers 
01/11/2012State Offers Funds to Develop Regional “Buy Local” Campaigns 

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