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July 29, 2022
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New Paltz, NY

Media Advisory: Agriculture Commissioner Holds Farm Bill Listening Session in the Hudson Valley

Media Advisory: Agriculture Commissioner Holds Farm Bill Listening Session in the Hudson Valley

WHAT:         New York State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball, along with State Senator and Senate Agriculture Chair Michelle Hinchey and partners from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the New York Farm Bureau, will visit SUNY New Paltz to conduct a listening session 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 critical funding and policy changes in a number of areas, including agriculture, nutrition, and the environment. 

 

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

 

WHERE:       SUNY New Paltz

Student Union Building, Room 401

1 Hawk Drive

New Paltz, New York

View a map of the campus here

                        

WHO:           Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball   

Senator Michelle Hinchey

NYS Department of Environmental Conservation Regional Director Kelly Turturro

Eric Ooms, New York Farm Bureau, VP Board of Directors