New York Agriculture & Markets Law
Education and Training
The commissioner is authorized, within funds available, to provide education and training to prospective and certified planners in agriculturally related water quality and environmental issues; and training to participants in the program. The department may contract with Cornell cooperative extension, the United States department of agriculture natural resources conservation service or other parties to provide such education and training. Educational and training materials may include a review of environmental, legal and technical standards affecting agricultural operations; environmental concerns associated with agricultural activities; and agricultural management principles affecting the environment.