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Finger Lakes Food Processing Cluster Initiative in the News

State officials praise Finger Lakes economic group (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 11/19/2013)

FL economic report cites progress, touts projects (Finger Lakes Times, 9/29/2013)

Chobani is yogurt of choice for state schools (Buffalo News, 7/26/2013)

First food processing tech class earns certificates (Batavia Daily News, 6/21/2012)

Putting their talent to the (taste) test (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 3/5/2013)

Training program aims to fill jobs in food processing sector (innovationtrail.org, 3/28/2013)

GCEDC food processing training program applications are available starting Monday (Batavia Daily News, 3/2/2013)

Food processing training program seeks applicants (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 3/1/2013)

Applications being accepted for course in food processing (The Batavian, 2/28/2013)

MCC Agriculture and Life Science Institute "Agricultural Update" newsletter (12/2012)

Growing the Food Processing Industry (RIT on TV, 7/26/2012)

Food industry meeting focuses on key issue: waste (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 7/25/2012)

Alpina yogurt plant will be highlighted at food processing conference at RIT (Batavia Daily News, 7/24/2012)

RIT hosting food processing conference Wednesday (BrightonPittsfordPost.com, 7/24/2012)

Finger Lakes Food Processing Cluster Initiative Conference, Wed. July 25, 2012 (http://chambersmallbusinesscouncil.blogspot.com, 7/3/2012)

Jobs Accelerator competition to offer $26 million (Greater Binghamton Business Journal, 5/29/2012)

Genesee legislators increase county park shelter reservation fees (Batavia Daily News, 2/9/2012)

Grant will help fund job training for food-processing work (Batavian, 2/3/2012)

Genesee panel approves capital projects (Batavia Daily News, 2/3/2012)

Finger Lakes Food Processing Cluster Initiative at RIT awarded $1.5M for food manufacturing work (FLX News, 9/26/2011)

RIT to receive $1.5M for jobs training, industry improvements (Rochester Business Journal, 9/26/2011)

RIT awarded $1.5M for food manufacturing work (Irondequoit Post, 9/26/2011)

Colleges have key roles in multi-agency workforce initiative (Community College Times, 9/25/2011)

Growing the Innovation Economy (Portfolio, 9/22/2011)

New Obama administration initiative to spur job creation and accelerate economic growth in 20 regions across the country (http://www.doleta.gov, 9/22/2011)

Finger Lakes Food Cluster News

It's Festival Season in the Finger Lakes Region of New York State (PRWeb, 4/23/2014)

Update on damage to Finger Lakes grape vines (whec.com, 4/22/2014)

Cayuga Lake Wine Trail planning several spring events (Auburn Citizen, 4/18/2014)

Chateau Frank's sparkling rosé perfect for Easter (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 4/18/2014)

Ithaca Food Producers Talk Strategy (ithaca.com, 4/16/2014)

FLCC students plan Rooftop Reds urban vineyard (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 4/16/2014)

Greek yogurt makers consider expanded school lunch test (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 4/15/2014)

Hard cider renaissance helps apple business grow in NY (amny.com, 4/10/2014)

Disaster area expands for vineyards hit hard by winter (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 4/10/2014)

Wegmans launches cheese caves for aged flavor (lehighvalleylive.com, 4/10/2014)

USDA decision allows local growers more time to apply for aid (Finger Lakes Times, 4/10/2014)

Food Is the Economic Future of Ithaca (Ithaca.com, 4/9/2014)

NY to spend $6M to promote wine, beer (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 4/8/2014)

Wine, beer growth highlighted at NY summit (wgrz.com, 4/8/2014)

Finger Lakes winemakers to Cuomo: Ban fracking in New York (syracuse.com, 4/8/2014)

Learn brewery, cidery startup tips (Finger Lakes Times, 4/10/2014)

Program could send NY Greek yogurt nationwide (Wayne Post, 4/42014)

Disaster designation to aid Finger Lakes vineyards (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 4/3/2014)

More NY farms producing meat for local markets (Oneida Daily Dispatch, 4/2/2014)

Burke: Midland, Seneca Foods quietly get things done (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 4/1/2014)

How the wine industry spread across New York state and grew into a $4.8 billion business (syracuse.com, 3/31/2014)

N.Y. wines win 80+ gold medals in Finger Lakes contest (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 3/31/2014)

Wayne fruit farmers to get disaster aid (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 3/28/2014)

Byron-Bergen students back bill to make yogurt the official snack of NYS (The Batavian, 3/28/2014)

New federal rule could end recycling practice that benefits brewers, farmers and environment (syracuse.com, 3/28/2014)

Finger Lakes Wine Competition is this weekend (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 3/27/2014)

19 upstate NY counties in line for US disaster aid (Wall St. Journal, 3/27/2014)

When will the US greenhouse vegetable market become saturated? (freshplaza.com, 3/26/2014)

Record cold temperatures damage crops at some Finger Lakes wineries (cnycentral.con, 3/24/2014)

Finger Lakes: Long-Deserved Good Timing with the Outstanding 2012 Vintage (Palate Press, 3/21/2014)

Add to your table at Cayuga Lake Wine Trail's annual Wine & Herb Festival (Auburn Citizen, 3/21/2014)

Maple fun now on tap (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 3/20/2014)

Home News Senate Republicans unveil plan to help young farmers (Finger Lakes Times, 3/17/2014)

CB Craft Brewers to Release Twang Belgian Farmhouse Ale (Brewbound, 3/17/2014)

Severe winter damages buds at Finger Lakes vineyards (whec.com. 3/16/2014)

Will Rieslings always reign in Finger Lakes? (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 3/16/2014)

B-B class dishes for yogurt to become state snack (Batavia Daily News, 3/15/2014)

March Maple Madness in the Finger Lakes, NY (prweb.com,3/13/2014)

Massa is Viticulture Center low bidder (Finger Lakes Times, 3/11/2014)

Genesee farmers visit Albany for Lobby Days (Batavia Daily News, 3/11/2014)

Late, but sweet: Long, cold winter has slowed start of maple sugar season (Victor Post, 3/11/2014)

Service Is Key to Winery Sales (Newswise, 3/7/2014)

Locally made vodka harkens to simpler time (Rochester Business Journal, 3/7/2014)

Wines & Vines: Why winemaking is good for New York (auburnpub.com, 3/7/2014)

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand seeks USDA disaster aid for freeze damage at Finger Lakes vineyards (syracuse.com, 3/7/2014)

McGregor Vineyard to release sparkling Riesling (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 3/6/2014)

Human-free milking could revolutionize state dairies (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 3/4/2014)

‘The small farms  are disappearing’ (Daily Gazette, 3/1/2014)

Swedish Hill Winery wins in Florida (Finger Lakes Times, 2/27/2014)

Brazilians sample Finger Lakes, other U.S. spirits (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 2/26/2014)

The VB Brewery: Rochester's "Grand" New Brewery (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 2/26/2014)

Upstate Niagara wins 4 awards for its cottage cheese (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 2/25/2014)

NY grape, wine industry worth $4.8B, report says (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 2/21/2014)

Greek yogurt’s rise continues (Food Business News, 2/18/2014)

Worst winter since 2004 for Finger Lakes vineyards (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 2/18/2014)

Wyoming County joins NY Tree Farm Program (Batavia Daily News, 2/17/2014)

Help for Upstate NY Vineyards (13wham.com, 2/17/2014)

Hanna: New Farm Bill Gives Certainty to Upstate Farmers (Madison County Courier, 2/17/2014)

Book offers how-to basics on maple syrup (Finger Lakes Times, 2/16/2014)

Viticulture Center bids to be opened March 4 (Finger Lakes Times, 2/16/2014)

Nine Pin Cider Works Opens New York State’s First Craft Cider Cidery (Area Development Online, 2/14/2014)

Agri-Business Academy Expanding to Batavia (readmedia.com, 2/14/2014)

Chobani donating unsent Olympic yogurt (13wham.com, 2/13/2014)

Food Firms Invest More Than $1 Billion in New York Processing and Distribution Facilities, an Industrial Info News Alert (Marketwired, 2/13/2014)

New York Farm Show to host 2014 Farm Bill seminars at Syracuse fairgrounds (auburnpub.com, 2/11/2014)

3 Finger Lakes wineries win top competition awards (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 2/10/2014)

Farm Bureau receives honors (Livingston County News, 2/10/2014)

Cold snap could harm Finger Lakes grapevines (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 2/7/2014)

Farm Bill passage eases worries for local producers (Finger Lakes Times, 2/6/2014)

New York yogurt destined for Olympics hits import snag (The Gaszette, 2/6/2014)

Sample food, help a school: Flavors of the Finger Lakes returns Feb. 7 (auburnpub.com, 2/6//2014)

Wineries balk at proposed ‘At Rest Law’ (Finger Lakes Times, 2/6/2014)

New York agriculture agency reminds farmers of crop insurance deadline (IFAwebnews.com, 2/4/2014)

Farm Bureau outlines 2014 legislative priorities (legislativegazette.com, 2/4/2014)

State sees 72 percent increase in farm-based beverage licenses since 2011 (CNYBJ, 2/4/2014)

Grape growers to benefit from federal purchase (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 2/3/2014)

New Hopsfest in August to celebrate craft beer (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 1/31/2014)

Food Safety Inspections in NY Lagging, Staffing Below Recommended Levels: Audit (NBC New York, 1/30/2014)

Annie's Project helps make women better farmers (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 1/30/2014)

Farm bill would boost NY dairy industry (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 1/29/2014)

NY moves to third in US in dairy production (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 1/29/2014)

Mom says: Don't waste your food (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 1/25/2014)

The 'Steve Jobs of Wine' plans to partner in new Finger Lakes winery (syracuse.com, 1/22/2014)

Spencerport, Geneva farms recognized at state ag forum (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 1/20/2014)

Much-anticipated Black Button Distilling opening on Saturday (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 1/20/2014)

New brewery opens in Victor (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 1/20/2014)

Spencerport, Geneva farms recognized at state ag forum (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 1/16/2014)

On Farm Anaerobic Digestion Biogas Plants Backed by New York State (Waste Mangement World, 1/16/2014)

$21 Million In Funding Announced For NY Dairy Farmers (CNY News, 1/15/2014)

Schools eat up Greek yogurt pilot (Herkimer Evening Telegram 1/15/2014)

Upstate NY farmer nominated to be state agriculture commissioner (Tribtown.com, 1/10/2014)

Winter a great time to learn about wine and winemaking (auburnpub.com, 1/10/2014)

Young dairy farmer in Pavilion says agriculture is a great career choice (the batavian.com, 1/9/2014)

Yogurt pilot successful; next move unclear (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 1/9/2014)

Noted Finger Lakes vineyard placed in land trust to protect it from development (syracuse.com, 1/8/2014)

Aeroponics to boost New York State potato production (Potato Pro, 1/8/2014)

Cold Snap Threatens Vines In Finger Lakes (wine-searcher, 1/8/2014)

Groups Applaud Governor Cuomo For Signing Important Local Food Bill (Long island Exchange, 1/7/2014)

New Year, New Beer: A Finger Lakes Beer Trail Sampling (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 1/7/2014)

Finger Lakes wine industry rises nationally (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 1/2/2014)

Holiday food shouldn't be a mystery (USA Today, 12/31/2013)

Taste NY Stores Now Open at New York Airports (The Daily Meal, 12/27/2013)

So many NY apples, but not enough storage (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 12/26/2013)

Foodlink: It all started with some English muffins (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 12/20/2013)

Governor signs Sen. Ritchie’s bill to help state institutions to buy local food (northcountrynow.com, 12/19/2013)

Serenity Vineyards' vintages stretch back to 2006 (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 12/19/2013)

Rochester restaurants add Finger Lakes wines (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 12/18/2013)

Governor Cuomo Announces $500,000 Available to Help Municipalities Protect Farmland Across New York State (longisland.com, 12/17/2013)

Bitter Finger Lakes' apples primed for hard cider (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 12/17/2013)

Young farmer gets NY Achievement Award (Finger Lakes Times, 12/16/2013)

A Finger Lakes Beer Trail? Yes, there is one and state taxpayers are providing their support (syracuse.com, 12/16/2013)

Ice wine harvest comes early in Finger Lakes (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 12/12/2013)

Genesee County Farm Bureau wins Silver Key Awards at state annual meeting (Batavia Daily News, 12/12/2013)

Finger Lakes region snags $59.8M to boost economy (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 12/12/2013)

Structures help farmers lengthen growing season (timesunion.com, 12/11/2013)

French couple opens winery on Keuka Lake (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 12/10/2013)

Hope from hops (leaderherald.com, 12/6/2013)

With mountains of data, tech experts work to help farms weather climate shifts (farmforum.com, 12/6/2013)

What's the Future of New York Farms? (WAER.org, 12/4/2013)

Finger Lakes winemakers to open brewery (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 12/4/2013)

State website makes it easier to find food made in New York (Poughkeepsie Journal, 12/4/2012)

EU trade deal would replace some cheese names like gouda, provolone (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 12/4/2013)

NY farmers donate roughly 8.4M pounds of food (uticaod.com, 12/3/2012)

Food processing program in the works at ECC (WBFO.org, 12/2/2013)

182nd Annual Meeting and Agricultural Forum set for next month (empirestatenews.net, 12/2/2013)

It's official: Tops Friendly Markets returns to local ownership (wnypapers.com, 12/2/2013)

Looking up down on the farm (timesunsion.com, 12/1/2013)

‘Pride of New York’ website points to local products in North Country and around state (North County Now, 12/1/2013)

Wine center to pair well with Geneva site (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 11/29/2013)

Dairy farmers get crash course on OSHA rules to prepare for random inspections (Watertown Daily Times, 11/27. 2013)

Farmlink looks to hook up farmers and landowners (ithaca.com, 11/26/2013)

Fesko Dairy Farm expects to save $30,000 after installing solar panels (cyncentral.com, 11/25/2013)

Holiday season is the best time to enjoy Finger Lakes wines (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 11/21/2013)

Ravines makes Wine Spectator’s list (Finger Lakes Times, 11/21/2013)

Video gives inside look at this year's grape harvest in the Finger Lakes (mpnnow.com, 11/19/2013)

Finger Lakes wine scoops #33 on Top 100 list (13wham.com, 11/19/2013)

Video give inside look at this year's grape harvest in the Finger Lakes (mpnnow.com, 11/19/2013)

Taste of the Finger Lakes to promote local products (mpnnow.com, 11/19/2013)

Farm food safety training in Batavia (Batavia Daily News, 11/18/2013)

Record-high forecast for NY corn crop (auburnpub.com, 11/17/2013)

Mike Nozzolio: Viticulture Center will drive more growth (www.mpnnow.com, 11/17/2013)

Beer Trail Announces Winter Passport Program (lansingstar.com, 11/15/2013)

Relish in Riesling in New York's Finger Lakes (USA Today, 11/15/2013)

More lessons from the bean patch (Finger Lakes Times, 11/15/2013)

Upstate farm wins another round against power company ( LoHud.com, 11/15/2013)

Jobs, Local Food, Farmland And Beginning Farmers Key Themes forNovember 20 Conference in Albany (einnews.com, 11/14/2013)

NYFB Honored With Awards of Excellence (nyfb.org, 11/14/2013

St. Lawrence co. dairy gets digester grant (northcountrypublicradio.org, 11/14/2013)

Finger Lakes vintage 2013: Defying the odds (chronicle-express.com, 11/13/2013)

Vineyards enjoy 'off the charts' year (Albany Times Union, 11/12/2013)

Students from 14 colleges come to 11th annual Northeast Regional Dairy Challenge (Farmers' Advance, 11/12/2013)

New York Biomass Energy Alliance offers assessment calculator for woody-biomass projects (cnybj.com, 11/11/2013)

New craft brewery, Double Barrel Brewing Co., opening in Syracuse's Eastwood neighborhood (syracuse.com, 11/11/3013)

FDA Moves To Phase Out Remaining Trans Fats In Food Supply (nynow.org, 11/7/2013)

Governor Cuomo Congratulates New York's Wine and Grape Industry on a Tremendous 2013 Harvest (longisland.com, 11/7/2013)

Grant boosting locally grown produce bountiful for students, farmers (oswego.edu, 11/6/2013)

One legacy continues, two new ones begin (The Chronicle Express, 11/06/2013)

NY farmers reminded to report 2014 acreage by Nov. 15 (The Observer-Dispatch, 11/04/2013)

Yogurt boom a boon for milk and more (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 11/04/2013)

Wine World Atlas Revised to Include Finger Lakes, China (Bloomberg.com, 11/3/2013)

As bees vanish, food supply is threatened (13wham.com, 11/3/2013)

Schumer says USPS rule change could help local alcohol producers (Olean Times Herald, 11/1/2013)

Softening a tax on hard cider (Timesunion.com, 11/1/2013)

New brewery in Penn Yan hosts grand opening (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 10/31/2013)

Western NY cheese maker plans to expand (BloombergBusinessweek, 10/31/2013)

Harvest Of Good News For Finger Lakes Wineries (Bradford Today, 10/30/2013)

Time to apply for farm funding (The Altamont Enterprise, 10/30/2013)

4 SUNY colleges to get more local vegetables (Oneida Daily Dispatch. 10/29/2013)

Cider makes a comeback across New York State (YNN, 10/28/2013)

NY farmers to get tax relief (The Chronicle, 10/26/2013)

Nozzolio Recognized by Farm Bureau (Lansing Star, 10/25/2013)

Ground broken for FLCC Viticulture Center (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 10/24/2013)

Winning couple helps harvest at Heron Hill (Finger Lakes Times, 10/24/2013)

Glenora owners acquire Seneca Lake winery Chateau LaFayette Reneau (DBR, 10/23/2013)

Finger Lakes vineyards enjoyed a perfect September (Auburn Citizen, 10/18/2013)

Farm cideries get boost in NY (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 10/17/2013)

Dairylea Plans To Merge With Dairy Farmers Of America (WBIX950, 10/17/2013)

Glenora Wine Cellars tries new kind of tank (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 10/16/2013)

Chobani And Cornell University Partner On Research (WXXI News, 10/15/2013)

Area breweries use local farm produce (Observer Review-Express, 10/15/2013)

Hops making a comeback in western New York (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 10/14/2013)

Harvest time in the Finger Lakes wine region (Syracuse.com, 10/14/2013)

Wayne County Celebrates Apple Harvest (YNN, 10/13/2013)

OSHA Plans to Target NY Dairy Farms with Random, Unannounced Inspections in 2014 (Madison County Courier, 10/13/2013)

Farm breweries bubbling up in NY (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 10/10/2013)

In the Finger Lakes, Devotion to Riesling Shows (New York Times, 10/10/2013)

Grapes are loving the sun (YNN, 10/9/2013)

Vintners launch European venture (Rochester Business Journal, 10/7/2013)

New president at Finger Lakes Wine Country (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 10/8/2013)

New wine laws to promote upstate producers (WXXI, 10/7/2013)

New apple varieties have right attributes for farms, research (Batavia Daily News, 10/5/2013)

FL economic report cites progress, touts projects (Finger Lakes Times, 9/29/2013)

Regulation changes birth distillery renaissance (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 9/26/2013)

Biodigester project gets 2nd federal grant (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 9/26/2013)

Finger Lakes grape harvest underway (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 9/26/2013)

New Dairy Facility Coming to Livingston County (YNN, 9/20/2013)

Rise of the new brew in the Finger Lakes (Brighon Pittsford Post, 9/9/2013)

How the 'Silicon Valley of Yogurt' is reshaping dairy farming (North County Public Radio, 9/5/2013)

‘Taste NY’ has local flavor (Batavia Daily News, 9/3/2013)

New York's Dairy Farmers Squeezed By Greek Yogurt Boom (wwno.org, 9/3/2013)

Finger Lakes wineries launch 2012 vintage Rieslings (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 9/1/2013)

Farm stories come to life in RIT project (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 8/30/2013)

Demo to focus on oak's effect on wine (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 8/30/2013)

Upstate Niagara, area cheese plants win State Fair awards (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 8/29/2013)

Taste NY debuts at Thruway’s New Baltimore service area (Capital Business Blog, 8/28/2013)

Genesee County ranks among food-processing growth leaders (Rochester Business Journal, 8/26/2013)

Genesee ranks among fastest growing food processing metros (Batavia Daily News, 8/25/2013)

EcoVillage farm program provides opportunity to grow business (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 8/26/2013)

Cabbage is worth a ton of money for New York (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 8/24/2013)

Governor launches campaign promoting NY wine (Capital Business Blog, 8/14/2013)

Our View: Expand retail access for our wineries (Auburn Citizen, 8/13/2013)

New fruit cooperative ready to accept 4,500 tons of local grapes (observertoday.com, 8/13/2013)

Legal moonshine? Central New York's craft distillers enter growing corn whiskey market (syracuse.com, 8/13/2013)

Andrew Cuomo to tour Finger Lakes wine country TuesdayAndrew Cuomo to tour Finger Lakes wine country Tuesday (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 8/11/2013)

Monroe County not included in pilot program for Greek yogurt in school lunchrooms (WHEC.com, 8/12/2013)

Swedish Hill and Sheldrake Point wineries have a history of high regard (Auburn Citizen, 8/8/2013)

Finger Lakes farmer makes vodka from locally grown wheat (9wsyr.com, 8/8/2013)

Learn the ins/outs of wine industry (Finger Lakes Times, 8/7/2013)

NY encourages farmers to produce more milk (WCAX.com, 8/6/2013)

Workshop offers everything you need to know to start a new brewery or cidery (Finger Lakes Times, 8/4/2013)

Hog Producers Battling to Contain Virus That Has Killed Piglets by the Thousands (New York Times, 8/4/2013)

Desire for locally grown produce helping to drive farm growth (Buffalo News, 8/2/2013)

Cornell's newest apples introduced as SnapDragon and RubyFrost (stargazette.com, 8/1/2013)

Finger Lakes Region: Where Riesling Rules (Wall Street Journal, 8/2/2013)

Design selected for FLCC Viticulture Center (NPNnow.com, 8/1/2013)

Wine and Culinary Center gets new GM (Finger Lakes Times, 8/1/2013)

Senator Gillibrand calls for funding to stop invasive beetle from destroying NYS forests (WHEC, 7/30/2013)

Craft distilleries make a comeback in upstate New York (Innovation Trail, 7/30/2013)

Environmental Groups Sue NYS DEC Over Dairy Farm Rule (WAMC, 7/30/2013)

Thruway Farm Markets Offer Fresh, Healthy, Locally Grown Food to Travelers (YNN, 7/28/2013)

Dry rosé becoming fashionable, thanks to Finger Lakes vintners (stargazette.com, 7/28/2013)

Environmental groups sue state over dairy farm rules (lohud.com, 7/28/2013)

Culinary Bounty to celebrate local harvest (Finger Lakes Times, 8/1/2013)

Thruway Farm Markets Offer Fresh, Healthy, Locally Grown Food to Travelers (YNN, 7/28/2013)

Finger Lakes berry crop benefits from wet, hot weather (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 7/27/2013)

Chobani Greek yogurt to be served in NY schools as part of pilot program (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 7/26/2013)

From milk to beer: Dairy family switches to hops (North County Public Radio, 7/26/2013)

Business of the Week: Muranda Cheese Co. (Finger Lakes Times, 7/25/2013)

Gov. Gives Low Income Seniors Access To Farmer’s Markets (northcountrygazette.org, 7/25/2013)

Josh Riefler '14 conducts study of market demand for local Central New York foods (readmedia.com, 7/25/2013)

Magee Says Agriculture Industry Is A Focus of NY Legislators (cnynews.com, 7/25/2013)

Branchport Farmer's Market and Finger Lakes Museum launch educational farm tour series (The Chronicle-Express, 7/24/2013)

Finger Lakes berry crop benefits from wet, hot weather (shreveporttimes.com, 7/24/2013)

Crops are soaking up the summer heat (observer-review.com, 7/23/2013

NY fruit growers expect bountiful harvest (Utica Observer-Dispatch, 7/22/2013)

Flooding means lost fields, profits for farmers (Utica Observer-Dispatch, 7/22/2013)

Craft beer industry gaining popularity (YNN, 7/22/2013)

Ag Leader Luncheon to Recognize Environmental Stewards, Scholarship Winner (Madison County Courier, 7/22/2013)

Chobani Yogurt may land sweet school deal with $11 billion federal lunch program (New York Daily News, 7/22/2013)

Soybeans in Spotlight at NY Farm Bureau Foundation Exhibit (Madison County Courier, 7/21/2013)

State Sets Agriculture Labor Presentations at Empire Farm Days (Madison County Courier, 7/20/2013)

Local chicken processing gets USDA cerification (North County Public Radio, 7/19/2013)

Development agency awards $2.55 million to area projects (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 7/18/2013)

NY provides $16M to some flooded upstate counties (The Leader Herald, 7/18/2013)

Finger Lakes Cheese Trail members to gather for festival (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 7/18/2013)

Dry rosé becoming fashionable, thanks to Finger Lakes wineries (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 7/18/2013)

16 Finger Lakes rieslings make Wine & Spirits list (Finger Lakes Times, 7/18/2013)

New York to hold public hearing on proposed GMO labeling law (nydailynews.com, 7/17/2013)

N.Y. must build on upstate success stories (pressconnects.com, 7/17/2013)

U.S. dairy farms are converging into “cow islands” (Agri-view, 7/17/2013)

Cooling off the herd (WBNG, 7/16/2013)

Will the Greek yogurt boom help dairy farmers? (North County Public Radio, 7/15/2013)

Greyhound owners to explore Finger Lakes wineries (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 7/18/2013)

NY potato acreage increases over 2012 (Fresh Plaza, 7/15/2013)

Federal report says New York is 100% drought-free (bizjournals.com, 7/15/2013)

Thousands attend Finger Lakes Wine Festival (YNN, 7/15/2013)

NY farmers with soggy fields could get a break (seattlepi.com, 7/14/2013)

Gillibrand meets with farmers and winemakers in Finger Lakes tour (the-leader.com, 7/12/2013)

Manure, food waste could soon power 5 Points (Finger Lakes Times, 7/14/2013)

Alpina to double its space in Batavia (WIVB4, 7/12/2013)

Oregon-Based Manufacturer to Move Operations From China to Rochester, NY, Creating 189 Jobs (manufacturingdigital.com, 7/12/2013)

N.Y. report: Statewide tourist spending grows 6% in 2012 (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 7/11/2013)

Finger Lakes Wine Festival to begin Friday (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 7/10/2013)

Wet weather means soggy outlook for upstate farms (Batavia Daily News, 7/9/2012)

Year-Round Farmer's Market In The Works (WETM, 7/8/2013)

New York schools to give Greek yogurt a trial run (Buffalo News, 7/8/2013)

Milk culture: touring the North Country yogurt plant (North County Public Radio, 7/4/2013)

USDA seeking bids for school lunch program in N.Y., three other states (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 7/8/2013)

Interest brews in reviving malted barley crop (Cornell Chroncile, 7/8/2013)

Senator says NY hops farming depends on federal Farm Bill, access to capital (empirestatenews.net, 7/6/2013)

Soggy farms in upstate NY after wet weather (Newsday, 7/4/2013)

Wine series begins at Keuka Springs (Finger Lakes Times, 7/2/2013)

Organic or local? It's a complex question (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 7/2/2013)

FLCC viticulture student lands scholarship (Finger Lakes Times, 7/1/2013)

New York Farmers Plant Record High Soybean Acreage (New York Ag Connection, 7/1/2013)

State Legislature OKs Agricultural Assessment Cap (post-journal.com, 6/29/2013)

Blueberries delayed yet promising at Serendipity Farms (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 6/29/2013)

Farm bill failure: Farmers face uncertainty (the-leader.com, 6/29/2013)

Finger Lakes Fresh Food Hub Groundbreaking (lansingstar.com, 6/28/2013)

Heavy rain fosters powdery mildew period on Finger Lakes vineyard (auburnpub.com, 6/28/2013)

A new age of cheese for upstate New York (innovationtrail.org, 6/27/2013)

Programs connect consumers to locally grown products (Produce News, 6/27/2013)

Finger Lakes vintners tell officials about economic impact of their industry (stargazette.com, 6/27/2013)

Wegmans, Cornell announce cheese alliance (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 6/26/2013)

N.Y. Owners Encouraged to Vaccinate Horses against Diseases (The Horse, 6/25/2013)

New York Legislature Adopts Bioheat Requirement (Farm Futures, 6/25/2013)

Cuomo and legislative leaders announce agreement on bills to allow licenses for NY cideries (wbng,com, 6/24/2013)

New in 2013: Corn & Soybean Center at Empire Farm Days (Madison County Courier, 6/24/2013)

Magazine names 3 Finger Lakes rieslings among 'Year's Best' (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 6/23/2013)

Ontario County tourism awarded for ‘Finger Lakes Food Revolution’ (NPNnow.com, 6/22/2013)

First food processing tech class earns certificates (Batavia Daily News, 6/21/2012)

Wine Talk: Living the dream (Wayne Post, 6/21/2013)

Chautauqua County area offers multiple farmer’s markets (Westfield Republican, 6/17/2013)

The rising popularity of craft brews (observer-review.com, 6/18/2013)

Study: Finger Lakes region tops for business (NPNnow.com, 6/18/2013)

Wyoming supervisors OK farmland protection program (Batavia Daily News, 6/18/2013)

Wine lovers feel at home in the Finger Lakes (metro.us, 6/17/2013)

Whey from NY’s Greek yogurt used to produce power (the-leader.com, 6/14/2013)

Farm Cadet Program Brings Farming to Urban Schools (Rural Community Building, 6/13/2013)

Schumer announces 'Maple Tap Act' has passed the Senate at part of Farm Bill (WBNG, 6/11/2013)

Food processing technology program to meet demand for skilled workers (innovationtrail.org, 6/11/2013)

Benefits of Greek yogurt boom questioned by some farmers (cbs6albany.com, 6/9/2013)

Finger Lakes Farmstead Cheese Co. Recalls Gouda Cheeses (perishablenews.com, 6/4/2013)

Officials optimistic about yogurt and Genesee County with opening of Muller Quaker plant (thebatavian.com, 6/3/2013)

Rhine Wine Connection (mountainhomemag.com, 6/1/2013)

Bill to promote NY-grown products in restaurants passes Senate, Assembly (Syracuse.com, 5/30/2013)

Upstate farmers get innovative to access major food markets (innovationtrail.org, 5/24/2013)

Farmers markets return to the Rochester region (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 5/24/2013)

Taste, discuss Finger Lakes wines Saturday (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 5/23/2013)

Fill ’er up: Winery opens in old gas station (Finger Lakes Times, 5/23/2013)

Farmers and beekeepers respond to colony collapse (North County Public Radio, 5/23/2013)

Corn and soybean prices driving up land values and farmer's tax bills (innovationtrail.org, 5/23/2013)

FLCC viticulture center design is underway (Finger Lakes Times, 5/23/2013)

Finger Lakes Museum sponsors Branchport Farmers’ Market (chronicle-express.com, 5/22/2013)

Website features farmers' markets, wineries (Cornell Leader, 5/22//2013)

Whey Too Much: Greek Yogurt’s Dark Side (Modern Farmer, 5/22/2013)

Fighting fire blight in NY's apple orchards (North County Public Radio, 5/22/2013)

Growing Tea In Upstate New York (ithaca.com, 5/22/2013)

Finger Lakes Gaining Ground at Home (The Drinks Business, 5/21/2013)

Batavia yogurt plant to open June 3 (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 5/21/2013)

New York's 'local' beef, often not as local as you think (innovationtrail2.org, 5/20/2013)

$238,719 Grant Helps Kick off GCC's New Food Processing Tech Program (readmedia.com, 5/20/2013)

New York farmers send plastic to be turned into diesel fuel (YNN, 5/20/2013)

Giglio: ‘Farm Bill’ an unjust burden on farmers, agriculture (Dunkirk Observer, 5/20/2013)

Farmers markets opening soon (Finger Lakes Times, 5/19/2013)

Superior wine is all in the family at King Ferry Winery (auburnpub.com, 5/17/2013)

N.Y. wineries collect nearly 200 medals at Tasters Guild competition (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 5/16/2013)

Minimal Frost Damage Reported For Local Growers (13WHAM, 5/15/2013)

How Will Federal Farm Bill Impact WNY Farmers? (WKBW.com, 5/14/2013)

Winter wheat production sets record in New York (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 5/14/2013)

Farmers Closely Watching Crops And Overnight Temperatures (13WHAM, 5/14/2013)

Microbrewers could get boost (NPNnow.com, 5/13/2013)

Assembly acts to extend farm workers' rights (Albany Times Union, 5/12/2013)

Upcoming Local Food and Wine Events (Finger Lakes Times, 5/12/2013)

State rules change may help dairy farmers grow (NPNnow.com, 5/10/2013)

Finger Lakes wineries win 2 top Riesling awards at Calif. competition (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 5/10/2013)

What's Brewing in NY? Farm Breweries - What Your Need to Know About NY's Beer Movement (longisland.com, 5/10/2013)

Taste of the Finger Lakes (Wall St. Journal, 5/8/2013)

Farm bill on Congress' plate (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 5/8/2013)

Genesee County Farm Starts New Dairy Share Program (YNN, 5/7/2013)

Senator Outlines Priorities For New York Farms (WAMC.org, 5/7/2013)

New York Farming Industry on the Rebound (WGRZ.com, 5/6/2013)

Will easing dairy manure rules do much at all? (northcountry public radio.org, 5/6/2013)

The Finger Lakes' economic engine (NPNnow.com, 5/5/2013)

Preview to celebrate new releases (Finger Lakes Times, 5/5/2013)

Schumer says growing popularity of Greek yogurt requires more upstate dairy production (Livingston County News, 5/3/2013)

2013 brings more 'normal' weather to Finger Lakes vineyards (auburnpub.com, 5/3/2013)

Growing Jobs in the Finger Lakes (lansingstar.com, 5/3/2013)

Upstate becoming a must-stop for food tourists (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 5/1/2013)

ESD approves funding for upstate food and agriculture projects (innovationtrail.org, 4/26/2013)

Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva gets $4.7M (Rochester Business Journal, 4/26/2013)

Finger Lakes wines' diversity to be celebrated in May (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 4/26/2013)

Rochester restaurants challenged to offer more Finger Lakes wines (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 4/26/2013)

New York Faces New Wine Sales Restrictions (Wine Speculator, 4/25/2013)

State Fair to Hold Wine Competition and Free Tastings (cny.com, 4/24/2013)

Attention New York farmers: It's Census time (Syracuse.com, 4/24/2013)

New York apple marketing order passes referendum (Produce Retailer, 4/24/2013)

Think pink: Finger Lakes wineries hope Dry Rosé is the next big thing (Syracuse.com, 4/23/2013)

Gibson promotes young farmers (Register-Star, 4/23/2013)

Dairy Farms Look Forward to Expanding (YNN, 4/19/2013)

New York says it's No. 1 in yogurt production (Business First of Buffalo, 4/19/2013)

Small businesses push for further reform in New York state, including immigration (innovationtrail.org, 4/17/2013)

Schumer: Immigration bill will boost Upstate farms, help ease labor shortage (syracuse.com, 4/17/2013)

GCC trustees OK food processing tech program (Batavia Daily News, 4/16/2013)

Food packaging ban would hurt Ontario County businesses (NPNnow.com, 4/16/2013)

Store aims to sell fresh, organic foods (WIVB.com, 4/15/2013)

Proposals seek to help struggling dairy farms (The Leader Herald, 4/15/2013)

Focus on Dairy Farmers in Immigration Debate (New York Times, 4/12/2013)

Alpina Food increases yogurt production (WIVB.com, 4/9/2013)

New Finger Lakes winery focuses exclusively on Riesling (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 4/9/2013)

Balloon rides offered at Finger Lakes wineries (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 4/9/2013)

Vets graduate from food service program (Finger Lakes Times, 4/7/2013)

Putting their talent to the (taste) test (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 4/5/2013)

Cows moo-ving to the Finger Lakes region (NPNnow.com, 4/5/2013)

How the Affordable Care Act could impact farmers (YNN, 4/4/2013)

Cornell sweetens upstate New York's dairy future (Cornell Chronicle, 4/3/2013)

State budget leaves worries for farmers (NPNnow.com, 4/1/2013)

New York farming industry on the rebound (stargazette.com, 3/31/2013)

New York dairy institutes focus on benefitting farms (metroNY, 3/29/2013)

Area wines fare well at Finger Lakes Wine Competition (innovationtrail.org, 3/28/2013)

Training program aims to fill jobs in food processing sector (innovationtrail.org, 3/28/2013)

New LiDestri president continues to diversify business (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 3/27/2013)

Finger Lakes, Erie wineries collect numerous awards this year (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 3/27/2013)

Empire State of Wine: 10 Great Bottles from the Finger Lakes and Niagara Escarpment (Village Voice, 3/27/2013)

N.Y. cheeses win 6 gold medals in national competition (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 3/26/2013)

Area wineries earn symposium awards (observer-review.com, 3/26/2013)

Event to pair Finger Lakes cheeses, Seneca Lake wines (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 3/25/2013)

Yogurt production growing in NY but not cow herd (The Leader Herald, 3/25/2013)

Rebuilding New York's Economy: A Farming Industry on the Rebound (wgrz.com, 3/24/2013)

Yogurt boom brings jobs to Western New York (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 3/23/2013)

'Market NY' program to help boost tourism, agriculture (poughkeepsiejournal.com, 3/23/2013)

Maple syrup production increases across state (Little Falls Times, 3/23/2013)

Rare sommelier could bring increased prestige to Finger Lakes wine industry (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 3/23/2013)

First Finger Lakes wine symposium draws sellout crowd (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 3/23/2013)

Wineries plan spring menu of Easter brunches, educational events (auburnpub.com, 3/22/2013)

Proposals aimed at helping N.Y. farming (NPNnow.com, 3/21/2013)

Region’s locavore foods feted at awards ceremony (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 3/19/2013)

Maple Weekend will offer Western New York a sweet escape (Springville Journal, 3/17/2013)

Schumer’s plan could help New York dairy farmers meet yogurt demand (Farm and Dairy, 3/13/2013)

Lack of Cow Milkers for N.Y.’s Yogurt Spurs Immigration Debate (agweb.com, 3/11/2013)

Tapping Into A Sweet Industry (http://oswegocountytoday.com, 3/12/2013)

Greek yogurt sales boost upstate NY manufacturing, hiring (The Business Review, 3/11/2013)

New York Farm Bureau commends legislative action on agriculture budget items (wnypapers.com, 3/11/2013)

Schumer: Growing popularity of greek yogurt requires more upstate dairy production (Batavia Daily News, 3/11/2013)

Genesee County feasting on yogurt plants Genesee County feasting on yogurt plants (Buffalo News, 3/9/2013)

Cuomo urges USDA to choose New York for yogurt pilot program (Batavia Daily News, 3/8/2013)

Nozzolio announces plan to boost agriculture (NPNnow.com, 3/8/2013)

Helping Dairy Farmers Keep Up With Booming Demand (YNN, 3/8/2013)

Officials: Moves will boost N.Y. dairy farms (thedailystar.com, 3/8/2013)

Greek yogurt industry in New York gets boost (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 3/7/2013)

Regional wine industry bucks state trend (NPNnow.com, 3/7/2013)

Wine Enthusiast magazine touts "fantastic finds" among Finger Lakes Rieslings (syracuse.com, 3/6/2013)

Sen. Ritchie aims to help farmers with new ‘Grown in New York Plan’ (northcountrynow.com, 3/6/2013)

'State of the Eastern Finger Lakes' meetings to be held in Aurelius, Groton (auburnpub.com, 3/6/2013)

Mayor Tom Richards recognizes FLIWC's social contributions (Steuben Courier Advocate, 3/6/2013)

Cuomo unveils one-stop-shop for beverage industry (Rochester Business Journal, 3/6/2013)

NYFB Members Lobby Legislators (Grassroots, 3/6/2013)

Discover Dry Rosé this spring (chronicle-express.com, 3/5/2013)

New bill aims to help farmers in multiple ways (YNN.com, 3/5/2013)

Farm industry seeks looser state regulations (poughkeepsiejournal.com, 3/5/2013)

State Senate group unveils ideas to boost agriculture (timesunion.com, 3/5/2013)

Finger Lakes region adds vineyards (NPNnow.com, 3/4/2013)

Exploring New York's Wine Country (Luxury Travel, 3/3/2013)

Food hubs link farms to buyers; state funding new facilities (The Saratogian, 3/2/2013)

GCEDC food processing training program applications are available starting Monday (Batavia Daily News, 3/2/2013)

Food processing training program seeks applicants (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 3/1/2013)

DEC announces two "State of the Eastern Finger Lakes" meeting scheduled (syracuse.com, 3/1/2013)

Schumer: Level the dairy playing field (Troy Record, 3/1/2013)

Commissioner Aubertine reminds farmers of March 15 crop insurance deadline (northcountrynow.com, 2/28/2013)

State egg production increased in 2012 (timesunion.com, 2/28/2013)

Applications being accepted for course in food processing (The Batavian, 2/28/2013)

Officials will cancel tax plan for Aceyt Foods (observer-review.com, 2/27/2013)

Tops Markets honored for beef merchandising and innovation by state and national industry awards (wnypapers.com, 2/27/2013)

New York's maple industry has untapped resources (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 2/27/2013)

EPA provides advice on sustainable growth to WNY communities (innovationtrail.org, 2/26/2013)

Details out on Finger Lakes International Wine Competition, Wine Auction Dinner (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 2/24/2013)

Grape harvest looks good: Experts (steubencourier.com, 2/24/2013)

Finger Lakes full of first-rate merlot (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 2/22/2013)

Say Cheeeeese on the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail March 9-10 (Auburn Citizen, 2/22/2013)

Twin Tiers Hot Spots: The Upstate Brewing Company (wetmtv.com, 2/22/2013)

Lyons to host final public meeting for Finger Lakes Sustainability Plan (Henrietta Post, 2/21/2013)

New York farms hold steady in 2012 (timesunion.com, 2/22/2013)

NY Farm Bureau outlines goals (The Journal Register, 2/21/2013)

Finger Lakes Viticulture Center project moves ahead (NPNnow.com, 2/20/2013)

Batavia hosts final public meeting for Finger Lakes Sustainability Plan (Batavia Daily News, 2/20/2013)

Farmers cultivating Canastota food hub (uticaod.com, 2/20/2013)

NY Farm Bureau sets new federal Farm Bill, immigration reform as priorities (northcountrynow.com, 2/19/2013)

Farms' food hubs mean business (timesunion.com, 2/19/2013)

Dairy/Ag Day draws crowd (WaynIndependent.com, 2/19/2013)

Fairport Wine Fest Offers Finger Lakes' Finest (13whatm.com, 2/19/2013)

What North Country wineries are doing right (northcountrypublicradio.org, 2/18/2013)

Trade restriction could hurt NY dairies (WIVB, 2/18/2013)

Get ready to Savor the Flavor of Fairport (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 2/17/2013)

Dairy farmers in 2013 holding pattern (Steuben Courier Advocate, 2/14/2013)

How "food hubs" could create jobs in the North Country (northcountrynow.com, 2/14/2013)

New York Spending $3.6M To Create Four Food Hubs Upstate (PerishableNews.com, 2/13/2013)

Yates Chamber honors Seneca Farms, more (The Chronicle Express.com, 2/13/2013)

New board members at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ontario County (NPNnow.com, 2/7/2013)

Public votes on Finger Lakes Foodie Awards (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 2/7/2013)

Two new programs New York hopes will help dairy farmers (northcountrypublicradio.org, 2/5/2013)

New York Emerald Ash Borer Quarantine to Be Expanded (WKBW.com, 2/4/2013)

Sommelier shortage hampers NY wine industry and upstate tourism (innovationtrail.org, 2/4/2013)

Finger Lakes wines win long-awaited recognition, praise from Wine Spectator (Syracuse Post-Standard, 2/4/2013)

N.Y. dairies fear getting creamed by California (Albany Times-Union, 2/4/2013)

Conesus Lake earns good report (Livingston County News, 2/4/2013)

Evans Agency hosts third annual WNY Farm Show at Fairgrounds (MetroWNY, 2/2/2013)

Powered by poop: Aurora Ridge Dairy benefits from switch to biogas generator (Auburn Citizen, 2/1/2013)

Organic farming conference focuses on resilience (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 1/31/2013)

New York Farm Bureau Reveals 2013 Priorities (Jamestown Post-Journal, 1/31/2013)

Finger Lakes wines shine at inaugural ball (StubenCourier.com, 1/31/2013)

Schumer Secures Commitment From USDA To Initiate Pilot Program to Bring NY-Made Greek Yogurt to School Meal Programs by 2013 (wbng.com, 1/29/2013)

Mixed Report For 2012 NYS Berry Harvests (13wham.com, 1/29/2013)

Cuomo’s spending plan has money for agriculture, Sen. Ritchie says (NorthCountyNow.com, 1/29/2013)

Obama agenda resonates in Finger Lakes (NPNnow.com, 1/27/2013)

Ontario County moves forward with viticulture project (NPNnow.com, 1/25/2013)

Pop The Cork (The Journal Register, 1/25/2013)

New York Dairy Regulations: Green Groups Oppose Easing Rules For Growing Yogurt Industry (Huffington Post, 1/24/2013)

Leaders in Ontario County react to Cuomo's proposals (NPNnow.com, 1/23/2013)

Finger Lakes Viticulture Center awarded $3.256M (NPNnow.com, 1/23/2013)

Wine on Ice celebrates the Finger Lakes's finest (pressconnects.com, 1/23/2013)

Cornell Cooperative Extension to offer Farm Food Safety Training with GAPS workshops (The-Leader.com, 1/23/2013)

Bitter cold, snow is perfect recipe for local wine delicacy (Batavia Daily News, 1/23/2013)

Two employees become part owners at Lamont Fruit Farm (Batavia Daily News, 1/23/2013)

Becker Farms honored by New York Ag Society (Batavia Daily News, 1/22/2013)

Marketing NY Farm Products to Bed & Breakfasts (Madison County Courier, 1/22/2013)

Resources available for NY maple producers (Bath Courier, 1/19/2013)

Greek yogurt supporters want it on more school lunch menus (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 1/17/2013)

Finger Lakes' finest flows freely at 2300 Degrees (The-Leader.com, 1/17/2013)

Seneca Foods buys Washington-based firm (Rochester Business Journal, 1/16/2013)

Dairy Farm Decrease in Chenango County (newschannel34.com, 1/16/2013)

Genesee County gets grant for food-processing training (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 1/15/2013)

Ryan named director of the New York State Fair; Former Syracuse mayor to serve as special advisor (Auburn Citizen, 1/15/2013)

Finger Lakes wine wins big at California wine competition (syracuse.com, 1/14/2013)

Price of hay increases with shortage (YNN.com, 1/13/2013)

Finger Lakes wine at Thursday's 2300 Degrees (The-Leader.com, 1/13/2013)

Winter farm markets on rise in Rochester area  (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 1/11/2013)

Finger Lakes wine to be featured at presidential inauguration (The-Leader.com, 1/9/2013)

True To Its Roots: Cornell Cooperative Extension marks 100th year (ithaca.com, 1/8/2013)

Genesee County approved for foreign-trade zone (Rochester Business Journal, 1/8/2013)

In the spotlight: Myer Farm Distillers (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 1/7/2013)

New York State Agricultural Society marks its 180th year; started the State Fair (Syracuse Post-Standard, 1/6/2013)

Dairy cliff also averted Tuesday (Niagara Gazette, 1/6/2013)

Technology continues to change maple industry (YNN.com, 1/5/2013)

New York farmers call for reform in order to help feed growing yogurt industry (cnycentral.com, 1/4/2013)

Seneca Lake Wine Trail, Finger Lakes Cheese Trail plan 3 events (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 1/4/2013)

Ice wine harvest begins in the Finger Lakes (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 1/3/2013)

Farm bill extension pleases area dairy farmers (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 1/2/2013)

Changes threaten local ag education programs (The Evening Sun, 1/2/2013)

New York industry to discuss hot issues (The Packer, 12/28/2012)

NYFB State Annual Meeting in Albany (Madison County Courier, 12/25/2012)

2 local farms among leaders in NY corn contest (Batavia Daily News, 12/24/2012)

Cornell Cooperative Extension offering maple production workshop (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 12/21/2012)

Ithaca Commons, Cornell big winners in economic awards (theithacajournal.com, 12/19/2012)

Dairy-farm robots replace some workers on New York farms (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 12/18/2012)

State of organics (alloveralbany.com, 12/17/2012)

A Toast To NY State Wines In 2012! (oswegocountytoday.com, 12/17/2012)

Federal funds will support specialty crops in NY state (recordonline.com, 12/13/2012)

Orleans can again plant peaches and stone fruits (Batavia Daily News, 12/11/2012)

NY Farm Bureau president is re-elected to 3rd term (Wall Street Journal, 12/11/2012)

New York wines looking strong (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 12/10/2012)

Wine and grape industry had a great 2012 (Syracuse Post-Standard, 12/10/2012)

Finger Lakes winemakers blend tech with tradition (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 12/9/2012)

New York Farm Bureau, boosted by 1,800 new members, faces battles on multiple fronts (Saratogan, 12/9/2012)

Northeast Organic Farming Association organic conference planned for January in Spa City (Saratogan, 12/8/2012)

Western NY food company recalls beef-cheese pies (Batavia Daily News, 12/8/2012)

New Finger Lakes wine symposium to star ex-White House chef (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 12/7/2012)

Innovative Livingston County worm biz hits pay dirt (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 12/7/2012)

Finger Lakes Riesling Festival to partner with Rotary event (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 12/6/2012)

Agency: Number of NY apple trees on the rise (2WKTV.com, 12/4/2012)

Farming a longtime tradition in Chili (Gates-Chili Post, 12/3/2012)

'White-nose syndrome' could endanger local crops (Bizjournals.com, 12/3/2012)

Grants of up to $113 per acre available to help St. Lawrence County landowners restore, enhance grasslands (North Country Now, 12/3/2012)

The State of Farming: A 'growing' economy (The Chronicle Express.com, 11/29/2012)

New signs mark Lake Ontario Wine Trail (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 11/29/2012)

Growing grapes in New York (Agriculture.com, 11/ 29/2012)

CALS Internship Will Strengthen Ties Between Cornell Students, New York State (Cornell Daily Sun, 11/29/2012)

Perinton farmers among Monroe County's 'resilient bunch' (Fairport-East Rochester Post, 11/27/2012)

Capitalize on New York's agricultural abundance (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 11/26/2012)

Organic farming takes root in Yates County (MPNnow, 11/26/2012)

Penfield farmers among those enduring challenges to preserve agriculture (Penfield Post, 11/26/2012)

Growth industry (MPNnow, 11/24/2012)

Farm Bureau, others oppose EPA policy (Batavia Daily News, 11/18/2012)

Drought designation is lifted for all of Western New York (Buffalo BusinessFirst, 11/16/2012)

Yogurt maker gives samples, takes resumes (Batavia Daily News, 11/14/2012)

Genesee County recognized for growth of Agri-Business park (Innovation Trail, 11/13/2012)

Wyoming FB wants state to keep ag funding (Batavia Daily News, 11/13/2012)

Report says big companies squeezing worth out of small-scale dairy farmers (The Saratogan, 11/10/2012)

Gathering at Cornell touts New York state's yogurt boom (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 11/8/2012)

Growing new uses for farm crops (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 11/8/2012)

Finger Lakes wines included on new Amazon wine site (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 11/8/2012)

Cornell helps boost New York's yogurt boom (pressconnects.com, 11/8/2012)

NYS Fair To Hold Wine And Cheese Competition (13WHAM.com, 11/8/2012)

Job seekers line up for Batavia plant (4WIVB.com, 11/14/2012)

Yogurt revolution hits home (Victor Post, 11/3/2012)

Arbor Hill Grapery and Winery features 3 Traminettes (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 11/2/2012)

Rising Concentration in Milk Processing, Dairy Industry Undermines New York's Rural Economies (Equities.com, 11/2/2012)

USDA responds to drought damage (Genesee Country Express, 11/2/2012)

Byrne Dairy plans to build yogurt plant (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 10/31/2012)

Appel on Wine: Ravines Riesling from Finger Lakes rings dry and true (Portland Press Herald, 10/31/2012)

Winery owners wonder about drilling's impact (Star-Telegram, 10/28/2012)

Another wine center closes (Napa Valley Register.com, 10/25/2012)

Finger Lakes’ promoters at NY’s first Wine, Beer and Spirits Summit (NPNnow.com, 10/24/2012)

Finger Lakes Cheese Trail offers tasty fall destination (Auburn Citizen, 10/24/2012)

Popularity nets Cayuga Lake Wine Trail two honors (Auburn Citizen, 10/24/2012)

Wine and Fracking Don't Mix, Say Vineyard Owners (ABC News, 10/23/2012)

Restaurant Week begins in Finger Lakes (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 10/22/2012)

Pumpkin ales vary greatly in flavor (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 10/18/2012)

Finger Lakes ranks 4th in TripAdvisor's wine destination awards (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 10/16/2012)

Pactiv workers reject union (NPNnow.com, 10/14/2012)

Boost for dairy farming (Batavia Daily News, 10/13/2012)

Wine camp aims to open minds in Big Apple (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 10/12/2012)

Seneca County company turns discarded Finger Lakes grape seeds into top-shelf cooking oil (Syracuse Post-Standard, 10/10/2012)

WNY counties eligible for armyworm relief (Batavia Daily News, 10/9/2012)

In Leftovers of Winemaking, a Versatile Oil (New York Times, 10/9/2012)

Two Western New York counties remain in drought zone (Buffalo BusinessFirst, 10/8/2012)

New York pumpkin growers have good crop this year (Wall Street Journal, 10/8/2012)

Going Green: Cow power (YNN, 10/8/2012)

New law expands farm distilleries' sales options (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 10/7/2012)

Rochester-area orchards running low on apples (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 10/4/2012)

Grape Act signed into law (YNN, 10/2/2012)

Stirring the Lees with James Molesworth (Wine Spectator, 10/2/2012)

Who Cut the Cheese? (Syracuse New Times, 10/2/2012)

N.Y. beer, wine 'summit' could boost several industries (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 10/1/2012)

Hawley named to FB 'Circle of Friends' (Batavia Daily News, 10/1/2012)

Wild weather to yield better Finger Lakes wines (R&D, 10/1/2012)

Wine Center on 'pause' to reorganize (IthacaJournal.com, 9/30/2012)

Milk Prices May Double Without Farm Bill (13WHAM.com, 9/30/2012)

Orleans, part of Genesee move out of 'moderate drought' (Batavia Daily News, 9/28/2012)

NY to hold beer, wine ’summit’ to boost industries (WaynePost.com, 9/28/2012)

Gridlock in Congress hurting N.Y. agribusiness (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 9/27/2012)

State fair eateries ignore N.Y. state wines (Steuben Courier, 9/27/2012)

Genesee County development agency racks up two more successes (Buffalo News, 9/24/2012)

Much-awaited plant opens in Batavia (WIVB.com, 9/24/2012)

The Finger Lakes: A New York state of wine (Metro.us 9/24/2012)

Alpina Foods to celebrate Batavia yogurt plant opening Monday (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 9/23/2012)

Wineries laud quality of this year's grape crop (Star-Gazette of Elmira, 9/23/2012)

2011 Finger Lakes Rieslings introduced (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 9/22/2012)

Drought doesn't hurt WNY pumpkin crop (WIVB.com, 9/18/2012)

Farmers express frustration over labor situation (Dairy Herd Management, 9/18/2012)

Evan Dawson wins International Wine Book of the Year award (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 9/18/2012)

Real, virtual tastings Saturday to discuss 2011 Finger Lakes Rieslings (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 9/17/2012)

Growing grapes, and hopes of a destination (Post StarCourier, 9/15/2012)

New apple varieties being developed in Geneva (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 9/14/2012)

Finger Lakes fetes Riesling month (Steuben Courier, 9/12/2012)

Sen. Charles Schumer calls for incentives to expand milk production (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 9/12/2012)

Finger Lakes Cork and Fork to serve up variety of wine, food (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 9/11/2012)

Western New York’s apple-growers taking a weather-related hit (metroWNY, 9/9/2012)

Local Paradox: Getting Finger Lakes Wines the Recognition They Deserve (Palate Press, 9/2012)

Young food businesses feed off each other (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 9/5/2012)

Finger Lakes wineries to launch 2011 Rieslings (AuburnPub.com, 9/2/2012)

More milk means more cows and more cows means … (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 8/29/2012)

Job growth at Eastman Business Park tops regional council's 2012 plan (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 8/29/2012)

Report touts New York state farming (Buffalo BusinessFirst, 8/28/2012)

NY, Finger Lakes farms among leading producers (Rochester Business Journal, 8/27/ 2012)

Raw milk production slows with effects of drought (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 8/27/2012)

Upstate dairy co-op wins honors in Wisconsin (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 8/21/2012)

USDA helps fund road to NY Greek yogurt plant (BloombergBusinessweek, 8/21/2012)

Farmers invited to ‘Agriculture Roundtables’ in Ontario County (MPNnow, 8/19/2012)

Brewing up a revival in hops in Ontario County (MPNnow, 8/19/2012)

Farm stands: Convenience stores for locavores (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 8/17/2012)

Drought showing slight signs of improvement in NY (Batavia Daily News, 8/17/2012)

NY, Cornell beef up dairy specialists (Batavia Daily News, 8/17/2012)

Monroe County to slash certain fees at farmers markets (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 8/15/2012)

Silos go up at Batavia yogurt plant (WIVB.com, 8/15/2012)

Dairy regulations to be focus of Albany 'Yogurt Summit' (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 8/13/2012)

Livingston food maker sees growing demand for products (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 8/13/2012)

Riesling creating more buzz for Finger Lakes (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 8/7/2012)

Genesee County named one of top areas in nation for food processing growth (The Batavian, 8/7/2012)

Schumer: ‘End Canadian tax on NY wines’ (The Chronicle-Express.com, 8/7/2012)

Pepsi executive targets nutritious products' potential (BuffaloNews.com, 8/2/2012)

One-third of state is included in drought zone (Buffalo Business First, 8/2/2012)

Batavia’s Transformation Into “Yogurt Town” Continues (13wham.com, 8/2/2012)

Americans love with yogurt helps build new Batavia plant, add jobs (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 8/2/2012)

Farmers see mixed results from dry summer (Hornell Evening Tribune, 7/31/2012)

Finger Lakes Cheese Trail showcases its work (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 7/31/2012)

Rochester Public Market plans $10 million upgrade (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 7/29/2012)

Steuben gets water funding (SteubenCourier.com, 7/29/2012)

Food Manufacturing a Sweet Spot (13wham.com, 7/25/2012)

Schumer announces $1 million public works investment for ag park (The Batavian, 7/24/2012)

Ontario County gets water protection funds (MPNnow, 7/24/2012)

RIT hosting conference for small business owners (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 7/22/2012)

'Transformational' deal bolsters Constellation (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 7/19/2012)

Greater Rochester and Finger Lakes Areas in Moderate Drought (YNN, 7/19/2012)

Drought is a hot topic among farmers (WIVB.com, 7/18/2012)

Why New York should care about the farm bill (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 7/16/2012)

Farmers losing crops as torrid weather drags on (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 7/16/2012)

Lengthy dry spell takes its toll (VictorPost.com, 7/12/2012)

Armyworms invade Yates County (The Chronicle-Express.com, 7/10/2012)

Greek yogurt gives boost to flagging dairy industry (BuffaloNews.com, 7/9/2012)

Finger Lakes Cheese Trail offers one-stop sampling at first Cheese Fest (Syracuse.com, 7/9/2012)

Genesee County dairy farm receives national accolades (YNN, 7/5/2012)

First Alpina workers will start July 16 (Batavia Daily News, 7/4/2012)

Leadership Genesee explores agribusiness (Batavia Daily News, 7/3/2012)

Schumer: End Wine Tariff, Boost Finger Lakes Wineries (13WHAM, 7/2/2012)

Wine industry's impact: Fruits of vine spreads far and wide (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 7/1/2012)

NY apple crop takes a significant hit (Batavia Daily News, 6/30/2012)

Finger Lakes grape growth coming on strong (auburnpub.com, 6/27/2012)

Finger Lakes Rieslings Shine (The Chronicle-Express.com, 6/27/2012)

Less Than a Month to Apply for SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans in New York (PRNewswire, 6/22/2012)

The Auburn Farmer's Market showcases area food and more (Syracuse Post-Standard, 6/21/2012)

Berry picking –– no pain, no pie (WaynePost.com, 6/21/2012)

Gillibrand urges USDA to keep Yates FSA office open (The Chronicle-Express.com, 6/14/2012)

Armyworm infestation marching across state (Batavia Daily News, 6/13/2012)

Summer agri-business institute planned for teachers (Batavia Daily News, 6/11/2012)

Feds announce weather-linked disaster designations (UticaOD.com, 6/7/2012)

Assemblyman Morelle named to Finger Lakes Economic Development Council (WHEC.com, 6/7/2012)

Armyworms Arrive (13WHAM.com, 6/7/2012)

Frost damaged farms declared disaster (WIVB.com, 6/6/2012)

Yates Farm Service office to close Aug. 31 (The Chronicle-Express.com, 6/6/2012)

Lawmakers announce new legislation to help apple orchards and other growers whose crops have been devastated by the wild weather (EmpireStateNews.Net, 6/4/2012)

Wayne County farmers feeling fruit-less (WaynePost.com, 6/3/2012)

Upstate New York farms at nature's mercy (MPNnow, 6/3/2012)

Farmers’ markets open this month (Batavia Daily News, 6/2/2012)

State has $750M for business, community development (Batavia Daily News, 5/31/2012)

Genesee Transportation Council Studies Freight Movement (YNN, 5/17/2012)

Ravaged by freeze, fruit farmers may get federal aid (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 5/17/2012)

Contest in Finger Lakes lets visitors learn to make wine (Boston.com, 5/14/2012)

UK importer takes 'largest-ever' list from Finger Lakes (Decanter.com, 5/11/2012)

NY Farm Smells Like Victory For Biogas Technology (EarthTechling, 5/9/2012)

State senators look for federal disaster declaration for Finger Lakes crops (Syracuse Online, 5/8/2012)

Farm community presses for Broadband, more rural investment (The Daily News, 5/5/2012)

USDA awards $105,500 for Ag Park infrastructure work (The Daily News, 5/4/2012)

Fake ice wines are criticized (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 5/3/2012)

Apple crop may be decimated from freeze (The Daily News, 5/2/2012)

Digester called ‘an absolute game-changer’ (The Daily News, 5/2/2012)

Farmers market season is about to start (ROCnow, 4/30/2012)

Five Orleans County firms selected for the ‘Recharge NY Program' (The Daily News, 4/30/2012)

Rochester company to work on Batavia yogurt plants (ROCnow, 4/29/2012)

Farmers Surveying The Loss Of Fruit Crops (13WHAM, 4/28/2012)

U.S. Commerce secretary promotes manufacturing (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 4/27/2012)

Wegmans renews price freeze on summer food items (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 4/26/2012)

Alpina Foods Set to Open New York Plant (Progressive Grocer's Store Brands, 4/19/2012)

Work to continue on Batavia plant (Buffalo News, 4/16/2012)

Haskell and Pepsi say they are hiring local workers and are pledged to hiring local workers (The Batavian, 4/16/2012)

Finger Lakes Museum gets grant for wine program (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 4/4/2012)

New York's Finger Lakes: The Next Great Wine Region in America? (The Atlantic, 4/3/2012)

Major step forward in establishing New York as a job grower again (Wayne Post, 4/2/2012)

Finger Lakes winery wins grand championship in New World competition (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 3/29/2012)

$8M for viticulture center in Geneva (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 3/29/2012)

Farm stories behind the numbers (DansvilleOnline, 3/29/2012)

Regional leaders seek state's help on growth plan (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 1/27/2012)

Largest charitable wine competition in North America draws 3,200 entries (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 3/26/2012)

Event to celebrate Finger Lakes food network (Ithaca Journal, 3/26/2012)

Yogurt plant, jobs coming to Batavia (rochesterhomepage.net, 2/15/2012)

Battling for big bucks (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 2/19/2012)

Batavia remains preferred Project Wave location (Daily News, 1/30/2012)

 

 

 

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