New York

800-lb butter sculpture shows milk comes from a good place

· August 22, 2018

The New York State Fair is paying homage to the state’s hardworking dairy farmers with an 800-pound butter sculpture. The American Dairy Association North East along with Wegmans Food Markets unveiled the 50th Annual Butter Sculpture at the New York State Fairgrounds Tuesday. To illustrate just how quickly milk gets from the farm to the […]

New York farming community loses another to bull

· August 3, 2018

For the second time in 10 days, a New York farmer has died after an incident with a bull. On Thursday, New York State Troopers responded to Simmons Road in the town of Covington for a man struck by a bull. Further investigation revealed that Roy C Bell, 72, of Perry  was moving cattle around […]

NY Governor signs Working Farm Protection Act into law

· August 3, 2018

The National Young Farmers Coalition, together with its five New York chapters, New York Farm Bureau, American Farmland Trust, and land trusts from around the state, celebrates Governor Andrew Cuomo for signing the Working Farm Protection Act into law. The Act recently passed the New York State Legislature unanimously with support from lead sponsors Assemblymember […]

Seven cows missing from NY farm, including $30k show cow

· August 1, 2018

New York authorities are investigating a report of seven stolen cows, including a $30,000 show cow named “Roxy,” from a farm in the Town of Argyle. According to Sheriff Jeffrey J. Murphy, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to Sweet Road on Sunday where a farmer, who leases the property and farm area to house […]

RTO Wireless, Microsoft to bring broadband to rural NY, Maine

· July 24, 2018

RTO Wireless and Microsoft Corp. are joining together to bring broadband internet access to more than 290,000 people living in unserved rural regions of New York and Maine. The partnership is part of the Microsoft Airband Initiative, which aims to extend broadband access to 2 million people in unserved portions of rural America by July […]

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