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NYS Announces $4.25M Awarded to More Than Two Dozen Businesses to Expand Meat Processing Statewide

Agriculture Chairs, Rankers, and Nearly 70 State Legislators Urge Governor Hochul to Sign Cannabis Crop Rescue Act

Albany, NY – A bipartisan coalition of nearly 70 New York State legislators has sent a letter to Governor Hochul urging her to provide a lifeline to struggling cannabis farmers across the state by signing the Cannabis Crop Rescue Act, S.7295A/A.7375A....

Letter to Governor Hochul re: Cannabis Crop Rescue Act (S.7295/A.7375)

Assembly Agriculture Chair Lupardo and Committee Members Urge Restoration of School Milk Options in 2023 Farm Bill

Albany, NY – NYS Assembly Agriculture Chair Donna Lupardo and committee members sent a letter calling on NY’s federal representatives to authorize 2% milk and whole milk in schools through the Federal Farm Bill. The letter follows a similar effort...

Letter to Federal Representatives re: Restoration of 2% and Whole Milk to the NSLP in the 2023 Farm Bill

Lupardo & Hinchey Bill Opens New Market for Industrial Hemp

Albany, NY – Today, Agriculture Chairs Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo and Senator Michelle Hinchey announced that their bill, authorizing the use of hemp seed and hemp seed products in certain commercial animal feed (A6435/S6326), passed both houses of...

Lupardo & Hinchey Pass Legislation to Address Cannabis Crop Oversupply

Albany, NY – A bill championed by Agriculture Chairs Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo and Senator Michelle Hinchey that would temporarily allow the sale of adult-use cannabis to Tribal Nations, has passed both houses (A7375A/ S7295A). They are encouraging...

RPI Researchers to Develop New Market for Farm Waste

Lupardo Advocates for Industrial Hemp Act of 2023

Broome County, NY – Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo addressed members of the House Committee on Agriculture during a “Farm Bill Listening Session” at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County. Committee Chair Glenn “GT” Thompson, along with...

Hinchey and Lupardo Announce Historic Support for Agriculture in Senate and Assembly Budgets

Albany, NY – Senator Michelle Hinchey and Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo, the Chairs of the Senate and Assembly Agriculture Committees, today announced the details of each chamber’s one-house budget proposals for agriculture, which reflect historic support...
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