2016 | HVADC in the News
Nov 16, 2016
RLF Supports Ulster County's Food and Beverage Cluster
ULSTER, N.Y., November 16, 2016 - Ulster County Executive Mike Hein was joined on Wednesday, November 16, 2016, by government officials, local farmers and growers, food distributors, craft food and beverage producers, and representatives
Apr 1, 2016
USDA Announces Over $90 Million Available to Support Local Food Systems, Specialty Crop Producers
WASHINGTON, April 1, 2016 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced the availability of more than $90 million in competitive grants to help strengthen local and regional food systems, develop new market opportunities for producers, and support farmers growing fruits, vegetables, tree nuts, flowers and nursery crops (known collectively as specialty crops).
Mar 8, 2016
USDA Offers Webinars for Local Food Systems Grant Applicants, $26 Million Now Available in Grant Funding
March 8, 2016
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is making over $26 million in grant funding available to strengthen local and regional food systems through the Farmers Market and Local Food Promotion Program, and hosting a series of webinars to help farmers markets, producers groups, and other potential applicants with the grant process.
Jan 5, 2016
Schumer: Recently Passed CIDER Act will be a Sweet Success for Capital Region & Upstate NY Apple Producers
Schumer Bill - The CIDER Act - Lowers Taxes on Hard Cider, Now Treated Like Beer Rather Than Higher Taxed Wine; Benefits Allows Producers that Often Suffer from Frost & Bad Weather to Add New Stable Source of Income