Call or Write Your State Representatives Today to Support Farmland Protection and Farmland Access Programs in the State Budget
Final budget negotiations are happening NOW in Albany to decide the fate of programs that help keep land in farming and keep farmers on the land in New York. Please voice your support TODAY for proposed increases in funding for New York’s Farmland Protection and Farmland for a New Generation programs, which work hand in hand to keep land in farming and keep farmers on the land in New York state.
TAKE ACTION: Call or write your state representatives today to let them know you support strong funding for both of these critical programs that help farmers and landowners across the state and keep New York agriculture strong!
Take Action: Send a letter to your state representatives. Enter your information below, and with just one click, send a customized letter directly to your state representatives in support of strong funding for protecting our farmland and keeping farmers on the land in New York!
Sample call language: “Hello, my name is [your name] and I am a constituent in your district. I am calling to ask Senator/Assemblymember [Last Name] to please support $27 million for farmland protection as part of a $400 million Environmental Protection Fund, and $500,000 for the Farmland for a New Generation New York program. I also urge you to include the $3 billion Environmental Bond Act in the state fiscal year 2022 enacted budget. Together, these programs will help keep land in farming and bring a new generation of farmers onto the land. Thank you!”
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