agribusiness http://wrvo.org en Schumer hopes federal funds will help local brewpub expand http://wrvo.org/post/schumer-hopes-federal-funds-will-help-local-brewpub-expand <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal;">The <a href="http://empirebrew.com/" target="_blank">Empire Brewing Company</a> in Syracuse is planning an expansion that will let the brewpub create a new kind of farm-to-bottle brewing model. </span></p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 11:43:49 +0000 Ellen Abbott 58885 at http://wrvo.org Schumer hopes federal funds will help local brewpub expand Hanna joins lawmakers urging EPA to reconsider navigable waters rule change http://wrvo.org/post/hanna-joins-lawmakers-urging-epa-reconsider-navigable-waters-rule-change <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Rep. Richard Hanna (</span>R-Barneveld<span style="line-height: 1.5;">) is one of more than 230 members of Congress speaking out against a proposed change to the Clean Water Act by the Environmental Protection Agency. He says it would mean farmers in New York will face additional red tape and more fines.</span></p><p>Eric Behling's orchard in Mexico has been in business since 1947. Throughout the year his farm grows apples, pumpkins and other produce.</p> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 10:56:26 +0000 Gino Geruntino 57194 at http://wrvo.org Hanna joins lawmakers urging EPA to reconsider navigable waters rule change Farmers say mounting state and federal paperwork is hurting business http://wrvo.org/post/farmers-say-mounting-state-and-federal-paperwork-hurting-business <p></p> Thu, 05 Dec 2013 13:25:35 +0000 Ellen Abbott 48112 at http://wrvo.org Farmers say mounting state and federal paperwork is hurting business Three Finger Lakes wineries join forces to promote international sales http://wrvo.org/post/three-finger-lakes-wineries-join-forces-promote-international-sales <p></p> Mon, 14 Oct 2013 21:01:00 +0000 Kate O'Connell 45614 at http://wrvo.org Three Finger Lakes wineries join forces to promote international sales Upstate farmers benefit from expanding frozen food industry http://wrvo.org/post/upstate-farmers-benefit-expanding-frozen-food-industry <p></p> Fri, 20 Sep 2013 09:54:22 +0000 Kate O'Connell 44447 at http://wrvo.org Upstate farmers benefit from expanding frozen food industry Farmers and foodies call for fracking ban http://wrvo.org/post/farmers-and-foodies-call-fracking-ban <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>A coalition of farmers and foodies are urging Gov. Andrew Cuomo to ban hydraulic fracturing in New York state right away. Groups across the state are expected to meet throughout the week to alert the public to the risks they believe&nbsp;fracking poses to the state’s agricultural viability. Wed, 17 Apr 2013 19:50:42 +0000 Ashley Hirtzel 36395 at http://wrvo.org Farmers and foodies call for fracking ban 2013 looking like a better year for maple producers http://wrvo.org/post/2013-looking-better-year-maple-producers <p>Maple producers across New York will throw open their doors to visitors this weekend and next for the state’s 18th annual Maple Weekend.&nbsp; Fri, 15 Mar 2013 09:47:49 +0000 Sidsel Overgaard 34761 at http://wrvo.org 2013 looking like a better year for maple producers Growing yogurt industry leads to award for Genesee County http://wrvo.org/post/growing-yogurt-industry-leads-award-genesee-county <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>The success of the burgeoning yogurt industry has helped the Genesee County Economic Development Center (<a href="http://www.gcedc.com/" target="_blank">GCEDC</a>) be named the Industrial Development Agency of the year in upstate New York, for their work in developing the Genesee Valley Agri-Business Park in Batavia. Mon, 19 Nov 2012 21:14:52 +0000 Kate O'Connell 29379 at http://wrvo.org Growing yogurt industry leads to award for Genesee County