New York Agriculture & Markets Law
For purposes of this article, the following terms shall have the following meanings:
1. “Program” shall mean the farmland viability program.
2. “Agricultural product” shall mean any agricultural or aquacultural product of the soil or water, including but not limited to fruits, vegetables, eggs, dairy products, meat and meat products, poultry and poultry products, fish and fish products, grain and grain products, honey, nuts, preserves, maple sap products, apple cider, and fruit juice.
3. “Value added” shall mean the increase in the fair market value of an agricultural product resulting from the processing of such product.
4. “Applicant” shall mean any individual, partnership, association, cooperative, corporation or limited liability company that manages a farm operation as defined in section three hundred one of this chapter, or county agricultural and farmland protection board with an approved agricultural protection plan, or an agricultural cooperative as defined in section one hundred eleven of the cooperative corporations law, applying for financial assistance under the provisions of this article.