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A04590 Summary:

BILL NO    A04590 

SAME AS    No same as 

SPONSOR    Crouch (MS)

COSPNSR    Kolb, Burling, Giglio, Hawley, Amedore, Barclay, Finch, Oaks, Raia,
           Montesano, Smardz

MLTSPNSR   Ceretto, Tenney

Amd S605, add S671-a, Ed L

Enacts the "New York farmer recruitment and retention act of 2011"; directs the
board of regents and the education department to investigate and study
undergraduate agricultural programs with the goal of identifying programs which
encourage entry into agricultural production; establishes agriculture producer
scholarships for students who agree to be agriculture producers in the state
for a certain period of time after graduation; establishes the producer's loan
foregiveness program; directs the board of regents and the education department
to establish and implement an outreach program to encourage elementary and
secondary school students to enter the agricultural field; directs the
commissioner of agriculture and markets to report to the governor and the
legislature on reducing taxation on land used in agricultural production;
appropriates funds therefor.
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