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John May Farm Safety Fund

Thu, 01/27/2022 - 11:33am -- Christine Urf

John May Farm Safety Fund

Description:  The John may Farm Safety Fund provides financial assistance for New York farmers to improve safety on their farms. Past projects have covered:  repairing broken fences, mitigating drainage problems, replacing outdated machinery, purchasing and installing power take-off (PTO) shields, fixing unprotected drop-offs, and repairing unsafe electrical systems. 

 

Updated Guidance for Farm Operations

Fri, 05/29/2020 - 9:46am -- webmaster

Hello Farmers,

Please see the following COVID-19 guidance documents from NYS Ag & Markets which were updated on May 27, 2020.

Interim Guidance for Prevention and Response of COVID-19 at Farms (2020-05-27)

This guidance is provided for farm owners, operators, and farm workers so they can incorporate these procedures into farm protocols to prevent and respond to COVID-19.

9th Annual Catt. County Farmer-Neighbor Dinner

Tue, 02/18/2020 - 11:20am -- webmaster
Cattaraugus County Farmer-Neighbor Dinner logo for 2020

The Cattaraugus County Agricultural and Farmland Protection Board, along with the Cattaraugus County Department of Economic Development, Planning and Tourism, the Cattaraugus County Farm Bureau and the Cattaraugus County Soil and Water Conservation District will host the 9th Annual Cattaraugus County Farmer-Neighbor Dinner on Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at the West Valley Fire Hall, 9091 Route 240, West Valley, NY.

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