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04/16/2014 Fickle Spring Hinders Farmers, But Orchards do Better with Late Blossoming

Remnants of the frigid winter are taking a toll at Hudson Valley farms, where frozen earth has delayed spring plantings.

It's not that heavy snows and subsequent rains made the soil too wet...

04/16/2014 Results of Northeast Producer Survey

April 15, 2014
By, Farm Credit East

Farm Credit East recently released a report indicating Northeast farm, fishing and forestry producers are starting to see some change in their...

04/16/2014 Sign Up Begins for Disaster Assistance

April 15, 2014
By, USDA
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that starting today, eligible farmers and ranchers can sign up for U.S. Department of Agriculture...

04/14/2014 USDA Announces Funding to Train and Educate the Next Generation of Farmers and Ranchers

WASHINGTON, April 11, 2014 – USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the availability of more than $19 million in grants to help train, educate and enhance the sustainability of the next generation...

04/09/2014 Chatham Brewing and the Carey Institute Featured at Governor Cuomo's 2nd Annual Wine, Beer, Spirits and Cider Summit on April 8, 2014

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today hosted the second New York State Wine, Beer, Spirits and Cider Summit, where he announced that the State will be launching a $6 million marketing and promotional...

04/08/2014 Proposed Bills to Aid Craft Brewers

The New York Craft Distillers Guild announced that two New York legislators have introduced bills at the Federal level which would provide tax parity for craft distillers with the craft brewers...

03/28/2014 Disaster Declared After NY Vineyards Take Severe Winter Hit

Grape farmers in New York have a big reason to “wine” about this year’s brutal winter.
Upstate vineyards are suffering through an agricultural “disaster” triggered by the vine-freezing cold...

03/26/2014 Crafty Duo Captures Hudson Valley Spirit(s)

The tide is turning in New York state, and what was once a renegade movement in craft distilling is now becoming a full fledged culture shift. Back in the days before Prohibition, distilleries on...

03/21/2014 Hearty Roots Farm to Host Outstanding in the Field Event

Hudson Valley to Host Outstanding in the Field at Hearty Roots Community Farm
on September 1st | Tickets on Sale March 21

(March 21, 2014)
Hudson Valley Bounty is thrilled to...

03/18/2014 More than 100 Restaurants Take Pride of New York Pledge

ALBANY, N.Y. - More than 100 New York restaurants are taking part in the Pride of New York pledge.

A press release says the Take Pride of New York Pledge is part of the Taste NY initiative...