CNY Economy http://wrvo.org en New wine laws to promote upstate producers http://wrvo.org/post/new-wine-laws-promote-upstate-producers <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></p><p>Gov. Andrew Cuomo&#39;s administration is continuing its program for promoting upstate produce with new legislation that aims to support the marketing of New York wines. The <a href="http://www.governor.ny.gov/press/09302013-wine-legislation" target="_blank">new laws</a> permit wine to be sold at roadside farm stands and expand wine trail designations along state roadways.</p> Tue, 08 Oct 2013 11:08:52 +0000 Kate O'Connell 45319 at http://wrvo.org New wine laws to promote upstate producers Tailwater Lodge to bring more dollars, attention to Salmon River http://wrvo.org/post/tailwater-lodge-bring-more-dollars-attention-salmon-river <p></p> Tue, 17 Sep 2013 11:44:22 +0000 Gino Geruntino 44213 at http://wrvo.org Tailwater Lodge to bring more dollars, attention to Salmon River Antique Week draws collectors, dollars to Madison County http://wrvo.org/post/antique-week-draws-collectors-dollars-madison-county <p>For much of the year, the town of Madison is quiet. But this week, people are coming in droves to shop for, and sell, antiques during the town's 42nd annual Madison-Bouckville Antique Week.<p>"It's a wonderful daytime or two day or three day event," says Terry Karst, who owns and operates Station House Antiques, in Bouckville. "I've seen people who are here all week and never see it all, and you never will. Thu, 15 Aug 2013 11:31:04 +0000 Gino Geruntino 42662 at http://wrvo.org Antique Week draws collectors, dollars to Madison County Destiny USA's impact one year later http://wrvo.org/post/destiny-usas-impact-one-year-later <p></p> Mon, 05 Aug 2013 11:27:08 +0000 Ellen Abbott 42112 at http://wrvo.org Destiny USA's impact one year later Madison County farms see younger people take the helm http://wrvo.org/post/madison-county-farms-see-younger-people-take-helm <p>According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the average age of a farmer in 2012 was 57. Forty percent of all farmers right now are over the age of 55. But in an era of increasing age among the men and women who grow our food, there are some younger people bucking the trend. Some of these new farmers are sending down roots in Madison County.<br><br>The cadre of 20 and 30-somethings running Greyrock Farm in Cazenovia are as likely to have a smartphone in their pocket as a pitchfork in their hands.<br> Fri, 26 Jul 2013 13:01:05 +0000 Ellen Abbott 41683 at http://wrvo.org Madison County farms see younger people take the helm Economists predict modest growth for Central New York in 2012 http://wrvo.org/post/economists-predict-modest-growth-central-new-york-2012 <p>Look for more steady modest growth in the Central New York economy in the coming year. &nbsp;According to numbers crunched by CenterState C-E-O, &nbsp;2011 was a reasonably strong year for local businesses, with the economy growing slightly faster than the national average. &nbsp;The downside though was that the number of jobs created &nbsp;still lagged when compared to the national economy. Gary Keith, Regional economist for M&amp;T Bank, thinks that could change this year.</p><p> Wed, 25 Jan 2012 13:03:59 +0000 Ellen Abbott 13379 at http://wrvo.org