Long Island Farm Bureau
Long Island Farm Bureau executive director Joe Gergela said there are thousands of acres of sod growing on Long Island.
Hurricane Sandy is taking an unexpected toll on local crops, and it could lead to higher prices at grocery stores.
A strong Long Island economy is dependent on a immigrant workforce, according to Joe Gergela of the Long Island Farm Bureau.
Frank Beyrodt, president of the Long Island Farm Bureau, said the right mix of rain and sunshine over the summer has produced a lot of big, healthy pumpkins.
Long Island’s all important East End agriculture industry has been hit hard by all this rain and stormy weather of late, and that is bad news for those who want a locally grown pumpkin for this Halloween.
A $3.5 million state grant has been secured to create the new Agriculture Consumer Science Center at the Calverton Business Incubator.
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