N.Y. Economic Development Law Section 178
Legislative findings and intent

The legislature finds and determines:


that the state’s vast agricultural resources and significant agricultural products industries play a key role in the continuing economic growth and vitality of all regions of the state;


that significant untapped agricultural resources present economic development opportunities that could promote growth thereby enhancing the well being of employers and employees in food processing, animal and plant fiber processing and other related agricultural businesses, as well as promoting the economic well being of farm families throughout the state through job creation and job retention; and


that the state’s agricultural interests will be enhanced in the event opportunities to expand the market for agricultural crops and processed foods, and animal and plant fiber textile products can be developed in the state, nation and internationally.

Source: Section 178 — Legislative findings and intent, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/COM/178 (updated Jan. 6, 2023; accessed Dec. 9, 2023).

Dec. 9, 2023

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