NYS Agriculture and Markets

USDA FUNDING FOR RURAL AREAS
7:05 pm
Wed July 30, 2014

US Agriculture Secretary Announces Rural Infrastructure Funds

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack (left) and CoBank CEO Bob Engel (right) discuss the U.S. Rural Infrastructure Opportunity Fund in Bridgeport, NY
Credit John Smith / WAER News

The US Agriculture Secretary visited the Town of Sullivan in Bridgeport Wednesday to unveil a $10 billion equity program that will provide low-cost loans for rural areas with infrastructure projects on their wish list.

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State Farm Bureau Conference
4:45 pm
Wed December 4, 2013

What's the Future of New York Farms?

Ashley Willits is New York State President of Future Farmers of America.
Credit Chris Bolt/WAER News

  Some 350 farmers from around the state are working on the future of farming at the Farm Bureau’s Annual State meeting in Liverpool that continued today.  

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