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NYSTA is now partnered with the
New York Farm Bureau in the New York Agricultural Alliance

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Current and Previous NYSTA Turfgrass Advocacy Issue Papers

February 2017

$200,000 Appropriation for the Turfgrass Environmental Stewardship Fund

Parity for Category 3A and 3B Pesticide License Fees
A1630 (Skoufis)/S1045 (Funke)

Adoption of a State Definition of IPM
A526 (Gunther)/S524 (Young)

2017 -2018 Budget Recommendations

Fall 2016

2016 NYAFEC Annual Report

March 2016 -

$200,000 Appropriation for the Turfgrass Environmental Stewardship Fund
Parity for Category 3A and 3B Pesticide License Fees
Adoption of a State Definition of IPM A1186 (Gunther)/S3064 (Young)
Use of Less than Label Rates A1461 (Magee)/S1626 (Marcellino)
Opposition to the $15 Minimum Wage

Minimum Wage Information Page

Community IPM Information Page

CAO 2016 Policy Book

NYAFEC EPA Response

CAO 2015 Policy Book

March 2015
Repeal of the Pesticide Use Reporting Law
$150,000 Appropriation for the Turfgrass Environmental Stewardship Fund
Parity for Category 3A and 3B Pesticide License Fees
Adoption of a State Definition of IPM [A1186 (Gunther)/S3064 (Young)]
Pollinators: Best Management Practices

March 2014
Amending the Pesticide Reporting Law       
Adoption of a State Definition of IPM [S2203/A1172]
3A, 3B Certified Pesticide Applicator Fees
Turfgrass Environmental Stewardship Fund

Memo of Support - Adoption of State Definition of IPM
Memo of Support - Less Than Label Rates

March 2013
Pesticides - Using Less Than Label Rates [A5411/S2524]
Turfgrass Environmental Stewardship Fund
Adoption of a State Definition of IPM [S2203/A1172]

MIS - Pesticides - Using Less Than Label Rates [A5411/S2524]
MIS - Adoption of a State Definition of IPM [S2203/A1172]

March 2012
Pesticides - Using Less Than Label Rates [A450/S2887]
Pre-emption of Fertilizer [S848/A6908]
Turfgrass Environmental Stewardship Fund
Adoption of a State Definition of IPM [S2775/A7129]
New York Farm Viability Institute

March 2011
Issue Paper - Pesticides - Using Less Than Label Rates
Issue Paper - Pre-emption of Fertilizer
Issue Paper - Turfgrass Environmental Stewardship Fund
Issue Paper - Water Withdrawal Permitting
Issue Paper - Pesticide Product Registration - Adoption of EPA Registration
Issue Paper - Pesticides - Repeal of the Reporting Law
Issue Paper - Adoption of State Definition of IPM
Issue Paper - New York Farm Viability Institute

March 2010
Pesticide Regulations for Schools [S4983-A Foley/A7937-A Englebright]
Adoption of a State Definition of IPM
New York Farm Viability Institute
Pesticides – Using Less Than Label Rates [A7600 Magee]
Turfgrass Environmental Stewardship Fund
The New York Golf Economic Impact Study | 5 page preview
Water Withdrawal Permitting [S6335]

April 2009
Turfgrass Advocacy Day 2009 - Stay Connected

March 2009
Local Regulation of Pesticides - Issue Paper
Pre-emption of Fertilizer - Issue Paper
Turfgrass Environmental Stewardship Fund - Issue Paper
Using Less Than Label Rates of Pesticides - Issue Paper
New York Farm Viability Isntitute - Issue Paper
Pesticide Product Registration System - Issue Paper

February 2009
Turfgrass Advocacy Day 2009 - Press Release

September 2008
NYAFEC Wrap Up

February 2008
Lobby Day Wrap Up

February 2008
2008 Turfgrass Advocacy Day
New York Farm Viability Institute
Turfgrass Environmental Stewardship Fund
Golf Course Owners - Blue Ribbon Commission
Pesticide Product Registration Law
Pre-emption of Fertilizer

February 2008
Regulatory/Legislative Update

February 2008
2008 Turfgrass Advocacy Day Press Release

August 2007
April 2007
March 2007
February 2007
March 2006
February 2006
February 2006
February 2006
February 2006
NYFVI Information sheets Page 1 | Page 2

February 2006
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March 2005
March 2005
February 2005
February 2005
February 2005
February 2005
February 2005
February 2005
September 2004
February 2004
February 2004
February 2004
Final Regulation 325 (Word document)

February 2004
January 2004
Draft - Contract DEC (Word document)

January 2004
January 2004
January 2004
January 2004
January 2004