Recovery Funds Available - October 17, 2011
Farm Operation Match Program accepting applications
The New York State Department of Agriculture & Markets is now accepting applications for the Farm Operation Match Program for farmers affected by Tropical Storms Irene and Lee. Gov. Cuomo established this program to help the farm community, and NYFB thanks the governor and Commissioner Aubertine for their commitment to helping farmers impacted by the extreme storm events. NYFB anticipates that a capital replacement program the third component of the announced $15 million program will be forthcoming, and will alert our members as soon as we know more details.
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