crops http://wrvo.org en Senator Charles Schumer backs farmers after spring frost http://wrvo.org/post/senator-charles-schumer-backs-farmers-after-spring-frost <p>Senator Charles Schumer is backing changes to this year&rsquo;s farm bill that he says would better protect local farmers in the future from damages like those caused by this spring&rsquo;s frost.<br /><br /> Meanwhile, the U.S. Department of Agriculture today declared many upstate New York farms are now eligible for federal aid from those frosts.</p><p> Wed, 06 Jun 2012 20:41:29 +0000 Ryan Delaney 20524 at http://wrvo.org Senator Charles Schumer backs farmers after spring frost