National Issues

NYFB works closely with Congress and federal agencies to ensure the future of farming in New York. Farmer members and staff visit Washington, D.C., and spend time with Congressional members in their districts to educate and advocate on behalf of agricultural and rural issues.


EPA Receives a Box Full of Opposition 

New Dairy Farm Risk Management Program Began Sept. 2 

Clarifying EPA’s response on Clean Water Act 

NYSDAM and DEC Letter to EPA 

Schumer, Gillibrand Urge USDA TO Issue Ag Disaster Declaration 

USDA Announces Sign-Up Date for Ag Disaster Assistance Programs 


Counties and Towns Unite With NY Farmers 

Crop Insurance Webinar Available!