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Kirsten Gillibrand's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Office: U.S. Senate (NY) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
Nov. 24, 2015 USDA Funds Will Boost Export Marketing Capabilities
Nov. 24, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce more than $340,000 in Federal USDA Funding for New York Wine and Grape Foundation
Nov. 23, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More Than $120,000 in Federal USDA Funding for Agricultural Centers in Rochester
Nov. 23, 2015 USDA Farm to School Funds Will be Used to Bolster Child Nutrition Programs
Nov. 20, 2015 USDA Farm to School Funds Will be Used to Bolster Child Nutrition Programs
Nov. 20, 2015 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Industrial Hemp
Nov. 16, 2015 USDA Value-Added Funds Will be Used to Promote Growth & New Products for Small, Independent Producers; Boost Marketing Capabilities; Increase Brand Awareness - Cortland County
Nov. 16, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce more than $157,000 in Federal USDA Value-Added Producer Grants for Agricultural Centers in Hudson Valley
Nov. 12, 2015 Funds Will Help Wineries And Farms Throughout Rochester-Finger Lakes Region Promote New Products, Boost Marketing Capabilities, Increase Brand Awareness & Grow Business
Nov. 3, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $690,000 In Federal Funding for Hawthorne Valley Association Beginning Farmer Initiative
Oct. 27, 2015 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Invest in Research to Support Wisconsin Farmers
Oct. 22, 2015 Federal Funds to Advance Specialty Crop Program
Sept. 25, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce over $60,000 in Federal Funding for SUNY Cobleskill Research Foundation
Aug. 24, 2015 Letter to Dr. Stephen Ostroff, Acting Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administrator - Help Small Farmers Comply with New Food Safety Law
June 4, 2015 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Finalize Pathogen Standards
May 6, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Nearly $5.5 Million in Federal Funding for Cornell University to Study & Improve Crop Sustainability
Feb. 23, 2015 Ahead Of National Debate On Child Nutrition Standards, Senator Gillibrand Pushes For Fresh Fruits And Vegetables At School & Announces Legislation To Provide More Students With Nutritious Meals When School Is Out For Summer
Feb. 3, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More Than $740,000 In USDA Funding To Support Beginning Farmers Program At Stone Barns In Westchester
Feb. 2, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand: Two Ithaca Organizations Will Use $1.4M in Fed Funds to Bring More Farmers, Vets Into NYS Ag Careers
Dec. 15, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense, Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, and Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Efforts to Combat Antibiotic Overuse in Food Animals
Nov. 21, 2014 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Immediately Conducting Damage Assessment of Impact of Historic Snowstorm on WNY Farms
Nov. 21, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand, Higgins, Collins Urge USDA to Immediately Conduct Damage Assessment of Impact of Historic Snowstorm on WNY Farms
Oct. 24, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More Than $1.5 Million in US Dept of Agriculture Funds for Cornell University to Research & Address Integrated Pest Management
Oct. 21, 2014 Schumer Gillibrand and Owens announce $184K in USDA grants for Jefferson County business development
Oct. 3, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More Than $5.6 Million in Federal US Department of Agriculture Funding for Specialty Crops Across New York State
Sept. 29, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand, Maffei Announce Onondaga Community College to Receive Nearly $2.5 Million in Federal Funds to Create Workforce Training Program
Aug. 21, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More than $80,000 in Value-Added Producer Grants for Two North Country Farms
Aug. 21, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Nearly $640,000 in Value-Added Producer Grants for Five Farms & Small Businesses in Rochester Finger Lakes Region
Aug. 20, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Nearly $50,000 Value-Added Producer Grant for 5 Spoke Creamery in Orange County
Aug. 20, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Nearly $50,000 Value-Added Producer Grant for Evans Farmhouse Creamery in Chenango County
Aug. 20, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand, Tonko Announce Over $24,000 in Value-Added Producer Grant Funding for Farmiemarket Online in Albany County
Aug. 20, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand, Maffei Announce Nearly $500,000 in Value-Added Producer Grants for Three Farms in Central New York & Empire Brewery in Syracuse
Aug. 19, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Nearly $450,000 in USDA Value-Added Producer Grants for Niagara County
Aug. 18, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More than $275,000 in USDA Rural Business Funding to Support Hudson Valley Businesses
June 20, 2014 Boxer, Gillibrand Praise Obama Administration for Creating Pollinator Health Task Force
May 29, 2014 Gillibrand Announces More than a Half Million Dollars for Cornell University's Outreach and Assistance Program for NY Dairy Farmers
May 15, 2014 Farmers in Penn Yan, Yates County & Surrounding Counties Suffering Damage to Property from Severe Rain, Flash Flooding
April 24, 2014 Gillibrand Joins Davidson Brothers Brewing, Calling on FDA to Ensure New Spent Grain Rules Don't Hurt New York Breweries and Distilleries
April 16, 2014 Gillibrand Calls for Usda Disaster Declaration to Help North Country Farms Damaged by Flooding
April 16, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Standards to Lower Bacteria Rates in Poultry
April 11, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Sens. King, Collins & Reps. Michaud, Pingree Fight USDA Plan to End Valuable Resource for Maine Farmers
April 11, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary US Department of Agriculture - Closing Local Farm Service Agency Offices
April 10, 2014 Gillibrand Announces Nearly $500,000 for Clarkson University for Clean Energy
April 9, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce USDA Expands Disaster Declaration To Help More Upstate Farms Damaged By Deep Winter Freeze
April 4, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Fight to Protect U.S. Producers Against Ridiculous EU Trade Demands on Names of Meat Products
March 21, 2014 Governor Cuomo Announces $1.1 Million Federal Funding for Specialty Crop Research, Safety and Promotion
March 11, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative - Dairy Products in the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
Feb. 27, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary Department of Agriculture - Revive New York's Bee Population, Strengthen Farms
Feb. 25, 2014 Gillibrand-Owens Effort to Boost Apple Exports, Help Growers Cut Costs Successfully Implemented
Feb. 19, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Casey Calls for National Healthy Food Financing Initiative Funding
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