New York to host food policy hearing in Potsdam

Posted by on May 9, 2014 | 2 comments

The future of farm and food policy in New York State will take shape in Potsdam later this month. The state Department of Agriculture and...

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Surprise and dismay over closure of Kemptville College

Posted by on Mar 14, 2014 | 2 comments

  Wednesday morning I turned on CBC's Ottawa Morning to check the all-important weather report. The host said next up was a story...

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The case against the Farm Bill

Posted by on Jan 30, 2014 | Comments Off on The case against the Farm Bill

The "new and improved" Farm Bill is getting a lot of support in Congress – a 60% "yea" vote in the House that...

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Farm Bill closer to passage

Posted by on Jan 28, 2014 | Comments Off on Farm Bill closer to passage

UPDATE, 3:00pm – The New York Farm Bureau calls for swift passage of the new Farm Bill, calling it "a sensible bill that...

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Dairy holds up Farm Bill; Owens blames Speaker

Posted by on Jan 13, 2014 | Comments Off on Dairy holds up Farm Bill; Owens blames Speaker

You didn't believe all those articles around Christmas that said the Farm Bill would be relatively smooth sailing in early January,...

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