2015 | HVADC in the News
Oct 8, 2015
Hudson Valley Agribusiness Development Corporation and Collaborators Awarded USDA Grants
$100,000 Local Food Promotion Program Funding to Provide Technical Assistance to Hudson Valley Producers through Good Food Business Accelerator
Aug 20, 2015
Legislation to Support Older Farmers Signed into Law
Assemblymember Didi Barrett (D-Columbia, Dutchess) announced legislation she authored that ensures aging farmers have the support they need to continue their businesses has been signed into law.
May 20, 2015
Governor Cuomo Announces Recipients of New Farmers Grant Fund to Support Agribusiness Across New York State
Grants Assist New and Early-Stage Farmers and Encourage Farming as a Career Path
May 8, 2015
USDA Announces $30 Million Available for Food Entrepreneurs and Agricultural Producers to Develop New Products
Funding to support beginning, veteran, and socially-disadvantaged farmers and ranchers to expand businesses
Apr 30, 2015
Governor Cuomo Launches Upstate Revitalization Initiative and Round V of Regional Economic Development Council Competition
Seven Update Regions to Compete for $1.5 Billion to Help Transform Local Economies Round V of REDCs Includes Largest Regional Awards in Initiative's History
Apr 1, 2015
Groups Praise Governor and Legislature for Increasing Farmland Budget Protection Funding in State Budget
HUDSON VALLEY—Scenic Hudson and its farmland protection partners thank Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Legislature for making an unprecedented investment in preserving working family farms in the Hudson Valley and throughout the state in the budget passed today.
Mar 16, 2015
USDA Announces $97 Million Available to Expand Access to Healthy Food, Support Rural Economies
Grants Will Support Local Food Systems, Specialty Crop Producers and Farm to School Efforts; Expands Risk Protection for Specialty Crop Producers
Mar 13, 2015
Free event, Open to the General Public: Community Economic Development Funding Forum in Hudson, New York
HUDSON, NEW YORK, March 13, 2015- New York state and federal agencies will be hosting an informational forum to discuss funding opportunities to improve the economic development of rural New York.
Mar 10, 2015
USDA Announces Funding Available for Specialty Crop and Organic Agriculture Research and Extension Programs
WASHINGTON, March 10, 2015 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the availability of more than $66.5 million in funding for research and extension activities to address the needs of America's specialty crop industry and solve critical organic agricultural production issues.
Mar 9, 2015
New Online Resource for Hudson Valley Food Producers Debuts
Hudson Valley Agribusiness Development Corporation Launches Refreshed Portal of Comprehensive Business and Strategic Sources
Feb 20, 2015
Governor Cuomo Announces Targeted Investment in Kingston Food Hub Supports Hudson Valley Farmers
KINGSTON- Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today highlighted the success of a pilot program initiated by a Hudson Valley food hub collaboration thanks to a $775,000 grant from the state Department of Agriculture and Markets and Empire State Development.