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August 2, 2022
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Albany, NY

Media Advisory: Agriculture Commissioner Holds Farm Bill Listening Session in Central New York

Media Advisory: Agriculture Commissioner Holds Farm Bill Listening Session in Central New York

WHAT: 

New York State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball, along with partners from fellow state agencies, the legislature, and New York Farm Bureau, will visit the New York State Fairgrounds in Onondaga County to conduct the next in a series of listening sessions to engage with and hear from constituents about the importance of the 2023 Farm Bill to New York State. Participants will have three minutes to speak during the session as time allows and are invited to RSVP for the session or submit written comments at [email protected].

New York State’s series of Farm Bill Listening Sessions will inform the State’s federal priorities for funding and policy changes in a number of critical areas, including agriculture, nutrition, and the environment. Additional dates and locations for listening sessions can be found at agriculture.ny.gov and more information will be announced soon.

 

WHEN: Wednesday August 3, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

 

WHERE: 

The NYS Fairgrounds

Art & Home Center

581 State Fair Boulevard

Syracuse, New York

                        

Participants should enter the Fairgrounds at Gate 2.

 

**Visit https://www.facebook.com/nyagandmarkets beginning at 1 pm on August 3 to view a livestream of the event.

 

WHO: 

Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball   

Linda Whalen, Director, Family & Community Health Team, NYS Department of Health

Christina Hudson-Kohler, Farm Bureau

State elected officials