Governor Cuomo and Legislative Leaders Announce 2020 Enacted Budget Includes More Than $6 Million to Expand Access to New York Grown Agricultural Products

Posted to Applied Web NY on Fri, 04/12/2019 - 16:31

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie today announced the FY 2020 Enacted Budget includes $6.2 million to expand access to New York agricultural products through the Taste NY program, an increase of $400,000 from FY 2019. The funding will help promote the wide variety of foods and beverages grown and produced in the State, making them readily available and recognizable to New Yorkers and consumers around the globe. The budget also supports the NYS Grown & Certified program by continuing funding for key environmental programs, such as the Agricultural Nonpoint Source Pollution Control Program. These programs assist farmers in participating in the certification program.

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