The Birds and Bees Protection Act would prohibit the use of neonicotinoid insecticides, but decisions based on questionable data leave family farmers in a bind This week the New York legislature began advancing the Birds and Bees Protection Act. If it passes both chambers and is signed into law by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, the […]
After talking to FFA alumni from across the country, we gathered some of the best advice they gave to current FFA members.
Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg will be in Wells, Minnesota, on Wednesday afternoon at the farm of Darin Johnson for a tour.
As the debate between farmers and environmentalist heats up, New York City Mayor announced every public school will participate in Meatless Mondays.
Farmers have proven to be creative when it comes to utilizing the entirety of everything that they harvest.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]