Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Irene caused significant damage to the state’s agriculture. He said there is already $45 million in damage to farms in the state.
Christie signed bills appropriating $157 million for land preservation on Wednesday, completing a trip to a central New Jersey farm that he abandoned last week to seek emergency treatment for an asthma attack.
One break would continue a municipal option to provide tax incentives for purchases of new homes by first-time buyers. Sponsors call home ownership “the most potent form” of economic stimulus.
Families started to flock to Fred Battenfeld’s farm in Red Hook on Route 199 with handsaws at the ready Friday. It’s a tradition that goes back generations.
A $3.5 million state grant has been secured to create the new Agriculture Consumer Science Center at the Calverton Business Incubator.
It’s harvest time in New York City.
It’s the field trip of a lifetime for some local third graders.
A very unassuming sign that reads “Sundial Farm” leads the way off Route 134 in Ossining.
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