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Two dairy farms, both in northern New York, both succeeding economically. But they have very different definitions of what “sustainable” means in the context of farming. Today, The Dirt’s Julie Grant compared on the radio the 1,500...
The Assembly voted unanimously today to cap tax assessments on agricultural land at 2% increases per year. The bill now goes before Governor Andrew Cuomo for his signature. Because farmland is valued by the crops it can produce, and the price of...
Hello! New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli is in Watertown today, and as part of his visit (his office is also hosting a conference on leadership in local government) he’s released a new report on that city’s financial...
Jun 19, 2013 — NPR's Neda Ulaby investigates a trend in toys that sounds awfully familiar: Manufacturers are finding new ways to get kids interested in playing with blocks, both real and virtual.
Jun 19, 2013 — The Federal Reserve will continue its program of purchasing $85 billion in securities and will leave the target interest rate for federal funds untouched to support the U.S. economy, the U.S. central bank said in a policy update issued Wednesday afternoon.
Jun 19, 2013 — A New York Federal District Court judge ruled that Fox Searchlight Pictures broke the law by not paying two interns for work on the film Black Swan. As a result, private employers may be considering revising their internship programs, or scrapping them altogether.
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