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May 6, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Nearly $5.5 Million In Federal Funding For Cornell University To Study & Improve Crop Sustainability Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
April 30, 2015 Schumer:New York State's $65 Million Potato Industry At Severe Risk From Invasive Species; Senator Launches Push To Replace Cornell University's Outdated Nematode Lab With New State-Of-The-Art Facility At The University Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
April 22, 2015 Schumer: With Turbulent Milk Prices, Upstate Dairy Farmers Are Getting Squeezed On All Sides, Including Large, Lump-Sum Milk Insurance Payments -- Schumer Urges USDA To Implement New Program To Ease Burden Of Cash-Strapped Dairy Farms Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
April 21, 2015 Schumer: For The First Time Ever, Greek Yogurt Will Be Available Nationwide In School Lunch Programs Through The USDA School Lunch Program; Senator Announces, Starting In Fall 2015, USDA Will Officially Expand Nationwide The Greek-Yogurt Pilot Program He Helped Launch Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
April 17, 2015 Katko Issues 100-Day Report Rep. John Katko Syracuse, NY
April 16, 2015 Congressman Gibson Introduces Family Farm Relief Act of 2015 Rep. Christopher Gibson Unknown
April 7, 2015 Schumer: Craft Brewing Is On The Rise In Dutchess County But Brewers Need Access To Locally-Grown Malt Barley For Industry To Thrive; Local Farmers Hesitant To Grow Crop Due To Lack Of Fed Insurance -- Schumer Launches Push To Establish Essential Crop Insurance For Dutchess County Malt Barley Farmers Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
April 1, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce U.S. Dept. Of Agriculture Has Agreed To Purchase $9.6 Million In Surplus Concord Grape Juice To Stabilize Prices For Grape Growers In Upstate New York Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
March 31, 2015 Following Kick-Off Of Maple Tapping Season, Schumer Announces Push For Fed Funds To Support And Enhance The Growth Of The Untapped Potential Of NYS Maple Syrup Industry Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
March 30, 2015 Letter to John Boehner and Bob Goodlatte, House of Representatives: Agricultural Labor Reforms to Accompany E-Verify Measures Rep. John Katko Washington, DC
March 30, 2015 Letter to John Boehner and Bob Goodlatte, House of Representatives: Agricultural Labor Reforms to Accompany E-Verify Measures Rep. Thomas Reed Washington, DC
March 30, 2015 Letter to John Boehner and Bob Goodlatte, House of Representatives: Agricultural Labor Reforms to Accompany E-Verify Measures Rep. Elise Stefanik Washington, DC
March 30, 2015 Letter to John Boehner and Bob Goodlatte, House of Representatives: Agricultural Labor Reforms to Accompany E-Verify Measures Rep. Lee Zeldin Washington, DC
March 30, 2015 Letter to John Boehner and Bob Goodlatte, House of Representatives: Agricultural Labor Reforms to Accompany E-Verify Measures Rep. Richard Hanna Washington, DC
March 30, 2015 Schumer: New Distilleries Are Playing A Major Role In Buffalo's Transformation & Positioning WNY As Center Of Distilling Boom, But They Do Not Have Access To The Malt Barley They Need Due To Risks Associated With Growing The Crop -- Schumer Launches Push To Establish Essential Crop Assurance For WNY Malt Barley Farmers Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
March 30, 2015 Letter to John Boehner and Bob Goodlatte, House of Representatives: Agricultural Labor Reforms to Accompany E-Verify Measures Rep. Christopher Gibson Washington, DC
March 30, 2015 Letter to John Boehner and Bob Goodlatte, House of Representatives: Agricultural Labor Reforms to Accompany E-Verify Measures Rep. Chris Collins Washington, DC
March 26, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee: Agricultural Labor Reforms to Accompany E-Verify Measures Rep. Elise Stefanik Washington, D.C.
March 26, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee: Agricultural Labor Reforms to Accompany E-Verify Measures Rep. Richard Hanna Washington, D.C.
March 26, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee: Agricultural Labor Reforms to Accompany E-Verify Measures Rep. Christopher Gibson Washington, D.C.
March 26, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee: Agricultural Labor Reforms to Accompany E-Verify Measures Rep. Lee Zeldin Washington, D.C.
March 26, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee: Agricultural Labor Reforms to Accompany E-Verify Measures Rep. John Katko Washington, D.C.
March 26, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee: Agricultural Labor Reforms to Accompany E-Verify Measures Rep. Chris Collins Washington, D.C.
March 26, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee: Agricultural Labor Reforms to Accompany E-Verify Measures Rep. Thomas Reed Washington, D.C.
March 24, 2015 Rep. Slaughter, Only Microbiologist in Congress, Reintroduces Legislation to Save Antibiotics Rep. Louise Slaughter Washington, DC
March 18, 2015 Congressman Higgins Announces Application Period for Five Department of Agriculture Grants Rep. Brian Higgins Unknown
March 12, 2015 After Feds Give Green Light To Dangerous Powdered Alcohol - Palcohol - Schumer Introduces Legislation to Make Substance Illegal & Keep It From Hitting Store Shelves as Soon as This Summer Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
March 4, 2015 Congresswoman Slaughter Says McDonald's Announcement on Antibiotics is "Encouraging," Shows Companies Respond When Public Demands Change Rep. Louise Slaughter Washington, DC
Feb. 25, 2015 Reed Secures Disaster Relief for Yates Farmers Rep. Thomas Reed Unknown
Feb. 24, 2015 Schumer Calls On USDA To Expedite Review & Approval Of New Wyoming County Business & Agriculture Center That Could Be Major Economic Development Hub For Warsaw Area - USDA Has Yet To Sign Off On Final Design Plans & Fed Delay Could Threaten Entire Construction Timeline; Schumer Says USDA Should Get Project Underway ASAP Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
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 Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Birmingham, NY
Feb. 11, 2015 Schumer-Authored Bill That Would Be Major Boon For NY Apple Producers By Modernizing Definition Of Hard Apple Cider Has Cleared Key Senate Committee - Schumer Urges Full Senate Passage Of Bill That Would Lower Taxes On Product, Improve Ability To Compete In Foreign Markets, Increase Sales For Over 650 Apple Growers in NYS Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
Feb. 3, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More Than $740,000 In USDA Funding To Support Beginning Farmers Program At Stone Barns In Westchester Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
Feb. 3, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More Than $740,000 In USDA Funding To Support Beginning Farmers Program At Stone Barns In Westchester Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Washington, DC
Feb. 2, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand: Two Ithaca Organizations Will Use $1.4M in Fed Funds to Bring More Farmers, Vets Into NYS Ag Careers Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Unknown
Feb. 2, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand: Two Ithaca Organizations Will Use $1.4M in Fed Funds to Bring More Farmers, Vets Into NYS Ag Careers Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
Jan. 29, 2015 Maloney Announces Committee Assignments Rep. Sean Maloney Washington, DC
Jan. 27, 2015 Schumer Encourages Current or Prospective Announces First Major Webinar Feb 11th For Local Growers to Partner & Learn About Fed Assistance, Opportunities -- Schumer Vows to Continue Fighting For Fed Crop Insurance Growers Need to Increase Malt Barley Production Over Next Decade Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
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 Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Washington, DC
Dec. 8, 2014 Congressman Gibson Applauds NY Farm-to-School Program Rep. Christopher Gibson Washington, DC
Dec. 4, 2014 Rep. Slaughter Reacts to Astonishing Reuters Report Documenting Troubling Practices Resulting in Meat Being Sold to Consumers with Illegally High Trace Levels of Antibiotics Rep. Louise Slaughter Washington, DC
Dec. 3, 2014 Congressman Higgins Announces $45,000 USDA Grant For Project Aimed at Expanding Farm to School Program at Buffalo Public Schools Rep. Brian Higgins Unknown
Dec. 3, 2014 Congressman Higgins Announces $45,000 USDA Grant For Project Aimed at Expanding Farm to School Program at Buffalo Public Schools Rep. Brian Higgins Unknown
Nov. 24, 2014 Higgins Tours Impacted Areas Rep. Brian Higgins Unknown
Nov. 21, 2014 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Immediately Conducting Damage Assessment of Impact of Historic Snowstorm on WNY Farms Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Unknown
Nov. 21, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand, Higgins, Collins Urge USDA to Immediately Conduct Damage Assessment of Impact of Historic Snowstorm on WNY Farms Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Unknown
Nov. 21, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand, Higgins, Collins Urge USDA to Immediately Conduct Damage Assessment of Impact of Historic Snowstorm on WNY Farms Rep. Brian Higgins Unknown
Nov. 21, 2014 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Immediately Conducting Damage Assessment of Impact of Historic Snowstorm on WNY Farms Rep. Chris Collins Unknown
Nov. 21, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand, Higgins, Collins Urge USDA to Immediately Conduct Damage Assessment of Impact of Historic Snowstorm on WNY Farms Rep. Chris Collins Unknown
Nov. 21, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand, Higgins, Collins Urge USDA to Immediately Conduct Damage Assessment of Impact of Historic Snowstorm on WNY Farms Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
Nov. 21, 2014 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Immediately Conducting Damage Assessment of Impact of Historic Snowstorm on WNY Farms Rep. Brian Higgins Unknown
Nov. 21, 2014 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Immediately Conducting Damage Assessment of Impact of Historic Snowstorm on WNY Farms Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
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 Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Unknown
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 Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
Oct. 21, 2014 Schumer Gillibrand and Owens announce $184K in USDA grants for Jefferson County business development Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Watertown, NY
Oct. 21, 2014 American Farm Bureau Honors Congressman Collins Rep. Chris Collins Unknown
Oct. 21, 2014 Maloney Launches "Farmers for Maloney" Rep. Sean Maloney Newburgh, NY
Oct. 21, 2014 Schumer Gillibrand and Owens announce $184K in USDA grants for Jefferson County business development Sen. Charles Schumer Watertown, NY
Oct. 17, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture - Questioning Poultry Slaughter Rule Rep. Louise Slaughter Washington, DC
Oct. 17, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture - Questioning Poultry Slaughter Rule Rep. Charles Rangel Washington, DC
Oct. 17, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture - Questioning Poultry Slaughter Rule Rep. Yvette Clarke Washington, DC
Oct. 16, 2014 Maloney Receives "Friend of the Farm Bureau" Award Rep. Sean Maloney Newburgh, NY
Oct. 6, 2014 Reed Listens To Local Grape Farmers In Westfield Rep. Thomas Reed Unknown
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 Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Unknown
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 Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
Sept. 29, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand, Maffei Announce Onondaga Community College to Receive Nearly $2.5 Million in Federal Funds to Create Workforce Training Program Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Unknown
Sept. 29, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand, Maffei Announce Onondaga Community College to Receive Nearly $2.5 Million in Federal Funds to Create Workforce Training Program Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
Sept. 25, 2014 Schumer Announces, After His Push, Feds Have Approved Krenzer-Supported Plan to Run New Power Lines Away from Family's Farm Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
Sept. 24, 2014 Gibson Campaign Releases New TV Commercial: "Home Team" Rep. Christopher Gibson Kinderhook, NY
Sept. 22, 2014 After Schumer Push, FDA Issues Revised "Spent Grain" Rule that Will No Longer Hurt New York's Craft Brewers and Family Farmers Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
Sept. 3, 2014 Elise Stefanik Announces Coalition on Agriculture; Shows Wide Support from Across the District Rep. Elise Stefanik Glens Falls, NY
Sept. 2, 2014 Schumer Announces New, Improved USDA Dairy Risk Management Program Critical for Upstate New York Dairy Farms Is Now Live Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
Aug. 21, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More than $80,000 in Value-Added Producer Grants for Two North Country Farms Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Washington, DC
Aug. 21, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More than $80,000 in Value-Added Producer Grants for Two North Country Farms Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
Aug. 21, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Nearly $640,000 in Value-Added Producer Grants for Five Farms & Small Businesses in Rochester Finger Lakes Region Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Washington, DC
Aug. 21, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Nearly $640,000 in Value-Added Producer Grants for Five Farms & Small Businesses in Rochester Finger Lakes Region Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
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 Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Washington, DC
Aug. 20, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand, Tonko Announce Over $24,000 in Value-Added Producer Grant Funding for Farmiemarket Online in Albany County Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Washington, DC
Aug. 20, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Nearly $50,000 Value-Added Producer Grant for 5 Spoke Creamery in Orange County Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Washington, DC
Aug. 20, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand, Tonko Announce Over $24,000 in Value-Added Producer Grant Funding for Farmiemarket Online in Albany County Rep. Paul Tonko Washington, DC
Aug. 20, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Nearly $50,000 Value-Added Producer Grant for Evans Farmhouse Creamery in Chenango County Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Washington, DC
Aug. 20, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Nearly $50,000 Value-Added Producer Grant for Evans Farmhouse Creamery in Chenango County Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
Aug. 20, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Nearly $50,000 Value-Added Producer Grant for 5 Spoke Creamery in Orange County Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
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 Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
Aug. 20, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand, Tonko Announce Over $24,000 in Value-Added Producer Grant Funding for Farmiemarket Online in Albany County Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
Aug. 19, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Nearly $450,000 in USDA Value-Added Producer Grants for Niagara County Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
Aug. 19, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Nearly $450,000 in USDA Value-Added Producer Grants for Niagara County Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Washington, DC
Aug. 18, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More than $275,000 in USDA Rural Business Funding to Support Hudson Valley Businesses Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
Aug. 18, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More than $275,000 in USDA Rural Business Funding to Support Hudson Valley Businesses Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Washington, DC
July 31, 2014 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, and Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Sound Alarm Over Toxic Weed Killer Rep. Louise Slaughter Unknown
July 31, 2014 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, and Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Sound Alarm Over Toxic Weed Killer Rep. Jerrold Nadler Unknown
July 31, 2014 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, and Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Sound Alarm Over Toxic Weed Killer Rep. Paul Tonko Unknown
July 31, 2014 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, and Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Sound Alarm Over Toxic Weed Killer Rep. Nita Lowey Unknown
July 31, 2014 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, and Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Sound Alarm Over Toxic Weed Killer Rep. Charles Rangel Unknown
July 31, 2014 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, and Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Sound Alarm Over Toxic Weed Killer Rep. Yvette Clarke Unknown
July 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Agriculture Market Access in TPP Rep. Chris Collins Unknown
July 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Agriculture Market Access in TPP Rep. Charles Rangel Unknown
July 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Agriculture Market Access in TPP Rep. Thomas Reed Unknown
July 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Agriculture Market Access in TPP Rep. Gregory Meeks Unknown
July 22, 2014 Schumer Urges USDA to Award Economic Development Loan to Major Job-Creator in Orange County Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
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