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June 27, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture- Revise Pathogen Testing Protocols Rep. Louise Slaughter Washington, DC
June 22, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, the Honorable Kevin McCarthy, House Majority Leader, United States House of Representatives, the Honorable Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader, United States House of Representatives, the Honorable Steny Hoyer, House Minority Whip, United States House of Representatives - S.J.Res. 28 Rep. Chris Collins Washington, DC
June 22, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, the Honorable Kevin McCarthy, House Majority Leader, United States House of Representatives, the Honorable Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader, United States House of Representatives, the Honorable Steny Hoyer, House Minority Whip, United States House of Representatives - S.J.Res. 28 Rep. Eliot Engel Washington, DC
June 22, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, the Honorable Kevin McCarthy, House Majority Leader, United States House of Representatives, the Honorable Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader, United States House of Representatives, the Honorable Steny Hoyer, House Minority Whip, United States House of Representatives - S.J.Res. 28 Rep. Paul Tonko Washington, DC
June 14, 2016 Rangel: Incentives Could Get Traction for Trans-Pacific Deal Rep. Charles Rangel Unknown
June 13, 2016 Reed Celebrates Local Farmers and Agricultural Jobs Rep. Thomas Reed Unknown
June 10, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Thomas Perez, Secretary of the Department of Labor and the Hon. León Rodriguez, Director of Citizenship and Immigration Services- Address H-2A Agriculture Worker Delays Rep. Thomas Reed Washington, DC
June 10, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Thomas Perez, Secretary of the Department of Labor and the Hon. León Rodriguez, Director of Citizenship and Immigration Services- Address H-2A Agriculture Worker Delays Rep. John Katko Washington, DC
June 10, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Thomas Perez, Secretary of the Department of Labor and the Hon. León Rodriguez, Director of Citizenship and Immigration Services- Address H-2A Agriculture Worker Delays Rep. Christopher Gibson Washington, DC
June 10, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Thomas Perez, Secretary of the Department of Labor and the Hon. León Rodriguez, Director of Citizenship and Immigration Services- Address H-2A Agriculture Worker Delays Rep. Louise Slaughter Washington, DC
June 10, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Thomas Perez, Secretary of the Department of Labor and the Hon. León Rodriguez, Director of Citizenship and Immigration Services- Address H-2A Agriculture Worker Delays Rep. Chris Collins Washington, DC
June 10, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Thomas Perez, Secretary of the Department of Labor and the Hon. León Rodriguez, Director of Citizenship and Immigration Services- Address H-2A Agriculture Worker Delays Rep. Elise Stefanik Washington, DC
June 10, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Thomas Perez, Secretary of the Department of Labor and the Hon. León Rodriguez, Director of Citizenship and Immigration Services- Address H-2A Agriculture Worker Delays Rep. Richard Hanna Washington, DC
June 10, 2016 Rep. Zeldin's Bill for Long Island Fishermen Passes House of Representatives Rep. Lee Zeldin Washington, DC
June 10, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Thomas Perez, Secretary of the Department of Labor and the Hon. León Rodriguez, Director of Citizenship and Immigration Services- Address H-2A Agriculture Worker Delays Rep. Sean Maloney Washington, DC
June 10, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Thomas Perez, Secretary of the Department of Labor and the Hon. León Rodriguez, Director of Citizenship and Immigration Services- Address H-2A Agriculture Worker Delays Rep. Grace Meng Washington, DC
June 10, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Thomas Perez, Secretary of the Department of Labor and the Hon. León Rodriguez, Director of Citizenship and Immigration Services- Address H-2A Agriculture Worker Delays Rep. Lee Zeldin Washington, DC
May 23, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture- Warning USDA of Uncertainty, Potential Trade Disruptions in Proposed Biotech Revisions Rep. Daniel Donovan Washington, DC
May 23, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture- Warning USDA of Uncertainty, Potential Trade Disruptions in Proposed Biotech Revisions Rep. Chris Collins Washington, DC
May 19, 2016 Slaughter Statement on the Release of the Review on Antimicrobial Resistance Rep. Louise Slaughter Washington, DC
May 10, 2016 Slaughter Statement on the FDA's Final Rule Requiring Species-Specific Reporting Requirements on Antimicrobial Use Rep. Louise Slaughter Washington, DC
May 4, 2016 Schumer: Restrictive Canadian Trade Rules Could Threaten Upstate Dairy Industry Sen. Charles Schumer Hudson Falls, NY
May 4, 2016 Schumer: Restrictive Canadian Trade Rules Could Threaten Upstate Dairy Industry Sen. Charles Schumer Hudson Falls, NY
April 22, 2016 Maloney Hosts Round‎table on Local Agriculture Priorities, Helping Beginning Farmers Rep. Sean Maloney Newburgh, NY
April 20, 2016 http://meng.house.gov/media-center/press-releases/meng-condemns-terrorist-attack-in-pakistan Rep. Grace Meng Washington, DC
April 12, 2016 Reps. Gibson, Courtney, Welch Introduce Legislation in Support of Northeast Dairy Farmers Rep. Christopher Gibson Washington, DC
April 12, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Robert Califf, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Address Gaps in Policies to Reduce Antibiotic Use in Animals Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Washington, DC
April 4, 2016 Schumer: EPA Has Completed a Plan to Reduce Li Sound Nitrogen Levels But Now Must Implement It Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
March 25, 2016 Schumer: New Restrictive Canadian Trade Rules Could Threaten O-At-Ka Milk and Many Western NY Dairy Producers Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
March 16, 2016 Committee Advances Bipartisan Bill to Clarify Regulatory Confusion in Fishery Management Rep. Lee Zeldin Washington, DC
Feb. 16, 2016 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary, US Department of Agriculture- Expand Barley Crop Insurance Coverage Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Washington, DC
Dec. 16, 2015 Schumer Announces Just-Unveiled Tax Package Would Boost Incentive for Small Biz & Family Farmers to Purchsae Equipment; Tax Benefit that Allows Them to Recover Up-Front Costs of Expensive Equipment Would be Made Permanent Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
Nov. 24, 2015 USDA Funds Will Boost Export Marketing Capabilities Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
Nov. 24, 2015 USDA Funds Will Boost Export Marketing Capabilities Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Unknown
Nov. 24, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce more than $340,000 in Federal USDA Funding for New York Wine and Grape Foundation Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Rochester, NY
Nov. 23, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More Than $120,000 in Federal USDA Funding for Agricultural Centers in Rochester Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Rochester, NY
Nov. 23, 2015 USDA Farm to School Funds Will be Used to Bolster Child Nutrition Programs Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Poughkeepsie, N.Y
Nov. 23, 2015 USDA Farm to School Funds Will be Used to Bolster Child Nutrition Programs Sen. Charles Schumer Poughkeepsie, N.Y
Nov. 20, 2015 USDA Farm to School Funds Will be Used to Bolster Child Nutrition Programs Rep. Brian Higgins Niagara Falls, NY
Nov. 20, 2015 USDA Farm to School Funds Will be Used to Bolster Child Nutrition Programs Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Niagara Falls, NY
Nov. 20, 2015 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Industrial Hemp Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Washington, DC
Nov. 20, 2015 USDA Farm to School Funds Will be Used to Bolster Child Nutrition Programs Sen. Charles Schumer Niagara Falls, NY
Nov. 17, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More Than $225,000 In Federal USDA Value-Added Producer Grants For Agricultural Centers In Jefferson County Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
Nov. 16, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce more than $157,000 in Federal USDA Value-Added Producer Grants for Agricultural Centers in Hudson Valley Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Washington D.C.
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 Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Washington D.C.
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 Sen. Charles Schumer Washington D.C.
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 Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
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 Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Unknown
Nov. 11, 2015 Schumer: Feds Should Plant New Tax Incentives For Schuyler County Family Farmers Sen. Charles Schumer Burdett, NY
Nov. 6, 2015 Schumer: Feds Should Plant New Tax Incentives For Montgomery County Family Farmers Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
Nov. 3, 2015 Funding Creates Training Opportunities for Farmers in Hudson Valley & Metropolitan New York Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
Nov. 3, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $690,000 In Federal Funding for Hawthorne Valley Association Beginning Farmer Initiative Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Ghent, NY
Nov. 3, 2015 National Farm to School Month Rep. Elise Stefanik Washington, DC
Oct. 27, 2015 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Invest in Research to Support Wisconsin Farmers Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Washington, DC
Oct. 22, 2015 Federal Funds to Advance Specialty Crop Program Sen. Charles Schumer Ithaca, NY
Oct. 22, 2015 Federal Funds to Advance Specialty Crop Program Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Ithaca, NY
Oct. 14, 2015 Letter ot the Hon. Hal Rogers, Chairman, Committee on Appropriations and the Hon. Nita Lowey, Ranking Memeber, Committee on Appropriations - End to Government Sponsered Animal Abuse Rep. Sean Maloney Rochester, NY
Oct. 14, 2015 Letter ot the Hon. Hal Rogers, Chairman, Committee on Appropriations and the Hon. Nita Lowey, Ranking Memeber, Committee on Appropriations - End to Government Sponsered Animal Abuse Rep. Paul Tonko Rochester, NY
Oct. 14, 2015 Letter ot the Hon. Hal Rogers, Chairman, Committee on Appropriations and the Hon. Nita Lowey, Ranking Memeber, Committee on Appropriations - End to Government Sponsered Animal Abuse Rep. Louise Slaughter Rochester, NY
Oct. 14, 2015 Letter ot the Hon. Hal Rogers, Chairman, Committee on Appropriations and the Hon. Nita Lowey, Ranking Memeber, Committee on Appropriations - End to Government Sponsered Animal Abuse Rep. Charles Rangel Rochester, NY
Oct. 14, 2015 Letter ot the Hon. Hal Rogers, Chairman, Committee on Appropriations and the Hon. Nita Lowey, Ranking Memeber, Committee on Appropriations - End to Government Sponsered Animal Abuse Rep. Carolyn Maloney Rochester, NY
Oct. 13, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Kathleen Burgess, New York State Public Service Commission Secretary - FitzPatrick Vital to the Future of Central and Upstate New York Rep. John Katko Syracuse, NY
Oct. 13, 2015 Schumer: Feds Should Plant New Tax Incentives for Yates Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
Oct. 13, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Kathleen Burgess, New York State Public Service Commission Secretary - FitzPatrick Vital to the Future of Central and Upstate New York Rep. Richard Hanna Syracuse, NY
Oct. 8, 2015 Meng/Bost Bill to Level Playing Field for Small Businesses in Agriculture Rep. Grace Meng Washington, DC
Oct. 8, 2015 Slaughter Calls on California Governor to Limit Antibiotic Use on Farms, Sign Landmark Legislation Rep. Louise Slaughter Washington, DC
Sept. 30, 2015 Slaughter Pushes FDA to Improve Data Collection on Antibiotic Use on Farms Rep. Louise Slaughter Unknown
Sept. 25, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce over $60,000 in Federal Funding for SUNY Cobleskill Research Foundation Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Unknown
Sept. 25, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce over $60,000 in Federal Funding for SUNY Cobleskill Research Foundation Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
Sept. 22, 2015 Schumer: New Premium Payment Option Can Help Alleviate Pressure on Cash-Strapped Farmers Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
Sept. 15, 2015 Schumer: Feds Should Plant New Tax Incentives for Cortland Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
Sept. 15, 2015 Slaughter Heralds Report on Antibiotic Use in Fast Food Industry Rep. Louise Slaughter Unknown
Sept. 3, 2015 Letter to Brian Ronholm, Chair of the National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods Acting Under Secretary for Food Safety - Protect Public Health, Control Spread of Drug-Resistant Bacteria Rep. Louise Slaughter Washington, DC
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 Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Washington, DC
Aug. 20, 2015 Schumer: Craft Brewing Is On The Rise In Central NY, 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 pushes Feds To Establish Essential Crop Insurance For Central NY Malt Barley Farmers Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
July 23, 2015 Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015 Rep. Yvette Clarke Washington, DC
July 23, 2015 Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015 Rep. Chris Collins Washington, DC
July 22, 2015 Schumer: Average Price Of Eggs Up Nearly 40 Percent This Year & Could Keep Climbing Because Of Bird Flu Epidemic; Despite Crisis, Fed Budget Slashes -By $500M- USDA Efforts That Can Help Beat Back Bird Flu; As Grocery Bills Rise, Schumer LAunches Effort To Thwart Cuts Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
July 16, 2015 Why I voted Yes on H.R. 2898 Rep. Richard Hanna Washington, DC
June 29, 2015 Governor Cuomo Announces Free Meals to Boost Children's Nutrition During Summer Months Rep. Sean Maloney Albany, NY
June 29, 2015 Schumer: Farmers Could Experience Economic Peril & Average Price Of Vegetables Could Rise, Unless Orelans County Farmers Get Much Needed Workers To Tend Crops; Schortage Of Workers Puts Farmers & Consumers In Jeopardy; Senator Urges Feds To Immediately Fix Backlog Of Workers Caused By June 9th Computer Glitch Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
June 25, 2015 Schumer Launches Push To Secure Major fed Funding For Cornell University To Develop New, Innovative Technologies That Could Grow Production And Revolutionize New York's Grape & Wine Industries Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
June 22, 2015 Schumer: Average Price Of Eggs Up Nearly 50 Percent & Will Keep Climbing Because Of Bird Flu Epidemic -- Yet Proposed Fed Budget Slashes USDA Efforts That Help Beat Back Bird Flu By $500M; As Grocery Bills Rise, Schumer Launches Effort To Thwart Cuts Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
June 17, 2015 Slaughter Welcomes Ag Leaders to Rochester Rep. Louise Slaughter Rochester, NY
June 16, 2015 Rep. Israel Praises FDA Ruling to Curb Artificial Trans Fats in Foods Rep. Steve Israel Washington, DC
June 4, 2015 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Finalize Pathogen Standards Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Washington, DC
June 3, 2015 Congressman Gibson introduces Young Farmer Success Act of 2015 Rep. Christopher Gibson Washington, DC
June 2, 2015 Slaughter on White House Summit on Antibiotics, Responsible Federal Meat Sourcing Rep. Louise Slaughter Washington, DC
May 21, 2015 Schumer: New York State's $52 Million Grape Crop At Undue Risk Due To Outdated Facility That Provides Critical Research To Local Grape Growers; Senator Launches Push To Replace USDA's Outdated Grape Research Lab In Geneva With New State-Of-The-Art Facility Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
May 19, 2015 Congresswoman Louise Slaughter Reacts to Proposed Rule from FDA on Antibiotic Use in Livestock Rep. Louise Slaughter Washington, DC
May 6, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Nearly $5.5 Million in Federal Funding for Cornell University to Study & Improve Crop Sustainability Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Unknown
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
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