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New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Press Releases

119 Press Releases
  • Published on June 22, 2022 - 21:07 GMT

    Promoting New York's Dairy Industry During Dairy Month

    New York State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball today highlighted several actions the Department is taking in support of New York State’s dairy industry throughout Dairy Month, which is celebrated in June. This year, the State’s Dairy Month …

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  • Published on June 22, 2022 - 21:07 GMT

    Highlighting Workforce and Economic Development Efforts for Dairy

    New York State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball, joined by New York State Department of Labor (DOL) Commissioner Roberta Reardon, highlighted the State’s workforce and economic development efforts for New York’s dairy industry during a tour of the …

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  • Published on June 21, 2022 - 15:44 GMT

    New York State Announces SNAP-Ed Grant Awards

    The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets (AGM), in partnership with the Office of Temporary and Disability Services (OTDA), today announced nearly $1.1 million has been awarded to 32 organizations through Supplemental Nutrition Assistance …

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  • Published on June 17, 2022 - 20:56 GMT

    Food Safety Efforts Highlighted in Honor of World Food Safety Day

    In honor of World Food Safety Day, which takes place annually on June 7, the New York State Departments of Agriculture and Markets and Health today highlighted several actions the State has taken to enhance food safety for all New Yorkers. Guidance from …

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  • Published on June 10, 2022 - 21:54 GMT

    Kosher Products Distributed Through Nourish NY During Shavuos

    New York State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball today announced that New York made, kosher dairy products, purchased through the State’s Nourish New York initiative, were distributed to families in need for the Jewish holiday of Shavuos. Working …

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  • Published on June 8, 2022 - 20:23 GMT

    Commissioner Lifts Ban on Poultry Shows, Exhibitions, and More

    New York State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball today announced the end of the bans on live poultry shows, exhibitions, auctions, sales, meets, and swaps in New York State. The Department had previously issued the bans on March 25 and April 14 as …

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  • Published on June 7, 2022 - 20:27 GMT

    Interim Report From Farmland Protection Working Group Released

    New York State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball today announced the release of the Interim Report from the State’s Farmland Protection Working Group (FPWG). The interim report focuses on preliminary strategies to integrate renewable energy sources …

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  • Published on June 3, 2022 - 20:35 GMT

    2022 New York State Envirothon Competition Winners Congratulated

    New York State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball today congratulated the student winners of the 2022 New York State Envirothon Competition, which took place May 25 and 26 at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. The team from Mount Academy in Ulster …

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  • Published on June 1, 2022 - 19:17 GMT

    Emergency Funds Directed to Buffalo Community in Wake of Shooting

    New York State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball today announced that New York State has directed emergency funds to help combat food insecurity in the Buffalo community, exacerbated by the May 14 supermarket shooting and closure of the market, …

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  • Published on May 26, 2022 - 19:33 GMT

    Statewide Fair Liaison Will Drive Development in Fairs Statewide

    New York State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball today announced the appointment of a statewide fair liaison to drive economic and agricultural development in every county across the State. As part of Governor Hochul’s bold investment in agriculture …

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  • Published on May 25, 2022 - 18:25 GMT

    Announcing SNAP-Ed Funding Opportunities Totaling up to $2M

    The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets (AGM) and Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) today announced two funding opportunities totaling up to $2 million through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program's  …

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  • Published on May 25, 2022 - 16:57 GMT

    New Taste NY Market Opens at SUNY Cobleskill Carriage House

    New York State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball today announced a new Taste NY Market at the SUNY Cobleskill Carriage House that will promote products made by dozens of New York farms and producers, including students at the College’s School of …

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  • Published on April 28, 2022 - 17:49 GMT

    Produce Traceability Guidance Will Enhance Produce Safety

    State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball today announced the release of guidance from the Produce Traceability Blue Ribbon Task Force that will help to further strengthen New York’s produce supply system. Developed with input from Task Force members …

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  • Published on April 19, 2022 - 18:33 GMT

    Fowl Auctions, Sales, and More Banned to Prevent Spread of HPAI

    The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets today announced that it has issued an order to ban all fowl auctions and other events for the purchase, sale, swap, or trade of fowl in New York State to help prevent the spread of highly pathogenic …

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  • Published on April 14, 2022 - 20:26 GMT

    Dairy Promotion Order Annual Report Released

    New York State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball today announced the release of the New York State Dairy Promotion Order (DPO) annual report for 2020. In the 2020 contract year, the DPO supported the promotion and advertisement of the New York dairy …

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  • Published on March 25, 2022 - 19:31 GMT

    New York State Proactively bans all Fowl Shows and Exhibitions

    The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets today announced that it has issued an order to ban all live fowl shows and exhibitions in New York State to help prevent the spread of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) to the state’s poultry …

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  • Published on March 25, 2022 - 15:35 GMT

    Commissioner Promotes Maple Industry With Maple Tapping Ceremony

    New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Commissioner Richard A. Ball today joined the Upper Hudson Maple Producers Association for the ceremonial first maple tapping of the season at Brower Road Sugarhouse, a NYS Grown & Certified maple …

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  • Published on March 18, 2022 - 19:50 GMT

    Announcing Certified Hemp Sampling Agent Training Sessions

    The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets today announced that it will be conducting a series of free virtual training sessions, beginning on March 21, 2022, for individuals interested in becoming a Certified Hemp Sampling Agent. Sampling …

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  • Published on March 9, 2022 - 18:06 GMT

    HPAI Detected in Suffolk County

    A small, non-commercial backyard flock in Suffolk County, New York has tested positive for highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI). The flock had a total of eight birds in it. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health …

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  • Published on February 19, 2022 - 16:47 GMT

    Helping Farmers Protect Soil and Water Quality

    New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Commissioner Richard A. Ball today announced two grant opportunities totaling $21 million for projects that will help New York’s farmers reduce greenhouse gas emissions, promote energy savings, mitigate …

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