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Press Releases

 

New York Farm Bureau stays on top of the issues that affect farms and other agricultural businesses in New York State. Our press releases, which are distributed to media outlets throughout the state, can be found below. Media inquires should be directed to Steve Ammerman at sammerman@nyfb.org.

 

April 26, 2017 - Historic White House Ag Roundtable Discussion Includes New York Farmer on Heels of Agriculture Secretary Confirmation

 

April 20, 2017 - NYFB Statement on Response to Canada Dairy Trade Policy 

 

April 9, 2017 - NYFB Statement on 2017 - 2018 NYS Budget 

 

March 22, 2017 -  Coalition asks Governor Cuomo to Fund Farm to Food Bank Bill

 

 

March 15, 2017 - NYFB Statement on Legislative Approval of One-House Budget Bills

 

March 8, 2017 - NYFB Members Host Popular Albany Reception and Lobby Day to Advocate for State Priorities 

 

February 28, 2017 - NYFB Unveils 2017 National Publi Policy Priorities

 

January 31, 2017 - NYFB Praises State Senate's Quick Vote on Farm to Food Bank Legislation

 

January 25, 2017 - NYFB Releases 2017 State Legislative Priorities

 

January 16, 2017 - NYFB Wins Big at AFBF Annual Convention in Phoenix 

 

December 8, 2016 - NYFB Delegates Elect New President To Lead Organization

 

November 29, 2016 - NYFB Disappointed in Governor's Veto of Farmer Food Donation Tax Credit Bill

 

November 18, 2016 - NYFB Market Basket Survey Reveals Lower Prices For Thanksgiving Dinner

 

October 24, 2016 - NYFB is Granted Intervenor Status as it Defends the State's Family Farms Against Lawsuit by Labor Activists
 

October 24, 2016 - NYFB Offers Scholarships to Students Planning Future in Agriculture

 

June 20, 2016 - NYFB Seeks to Defend Farms Against Lawsuit by Labor Activitsts

 

June 7, 2016 - Joint Statement to Governor Cuomo on Support of NYCLU Collective Bargaining Lawsuit. 

 

June 1, 2016 - NYFB Statement on Farm Labor Legislation 

 

May 10, 2016 - NYFB Statement on Governor Cuomo's Support of NYCLU Collective Bargaining Lawsuit

 

May 10, 2016 - NYFB Statment on NYCLU Collective Bargaining Lawsuit

 

April 1, 2016 -  NYFB President's Statement on Final NYS Budget

 

April 1, 2016 - NYFB Opposes Minimum Wage Deal

 

March 23, 2016 - NYFB Opposes Agricultural Carve-Out in NYS Budget 

 

March 22, 2016 - Farm Bureau Organizes Statewide Press Event to Oppose $15 Minimum Wage 

 

March 3, 2016 - NYFB Members visit Albany to Advocate for State Priorities

 

February 25, 2016 - NYFB Unveils National Priorities

 

February 23, 2016- NYFB  statement on Farm Credit East's $15 minimum wage impact report

 

February 3, 2016 - NYFB statement on proposed agreement to reduce New York City Carriage Horse

 

January 27, 2016 -  NYFB Releases 2016 Legislative Priorities (Photo)

 

January 13, 2016 - NYFB statement on Gov. Cuomo's State of the State Executive and Budget

 

January 5, 2016- NYFB President's statement on Gov. Cuomo's protested $300 million budget for Environmental Protection Fund.

 

December 10, 2015 - NYFB Delegates Elect Directors to their State Board

 

December 9, 2015 -  NYFB Announces Award Winners at State Annual Meeting

 

December 8, 2015 - New York Farmers Donate Record Amount of Food to Regional Food Banks

 

November 19, 2015 - NYFB Market Basket Survey Results for Thanksgiving

 

November 3, 2015 - NYFB Names "Circle of Friends" in State Legislature

 

October 27, 2015 - NYFB Applauds Signing of Animal Cruelty Education Bill

 

October 8, 2015 - NY Farm Bureau's Statement on Governor's Wine, Beer, Spirits and Cider Summit 

 

September 11, 2015 - NYFB President's Statement on Governor Cuomo's $15 Minimum Wage Proposal

 

August 3, 2015 - NYFB President Announces Candidacy for National AFBF Office

 

June 29, 2015 - NY Farm Bureau Statement on Successful 2015 Legislative Session

 

June 9, 2015 - Coalition Supports Legislation to Educate Law Enforcement About Animal Cruelty Laws

 

May 27, 2015 - NYFB President Dean Norton statement on Clearn Water Act 

 

May 21, 2015 - NYFB statment on farm labor 

 

May 18, 2015 - NYFB Praises Rough Cut Lumber Decision

  

 April 2, 2015 - NY Farm Bureau Unveils 2015 Agricultural Youth Scholarship Winners

 

April 1, 2015 - NYFB Statement on the 2015-2016 NYS Budget

 

March 18, 2015 - NYFB Speaks Out agains Proposed Minimum Wage Hikes

 

March 12, 2015 - NYFB joins coalition to oppose new minimum wage increase. 

 

February 25, 2015 - NYFB Unveils National Priorities

 

January 27, 2015 - NYFB Releases State Legislative Priorities

 

January 21, 2015 - NYFB Statement on Gov. Cuomo's State of the State and Budget Address

 

January 16, 2015 - NYFB Enjoyed Much Success at AFBF Annual Convention

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