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Officials push to get East End farmers grant money

Officials say that with Long Island farms so

Officials say that with Long Island farms so close to Peconic Bay and Long Island Sound, it is the perfect spot to receive the new designation. (May 12, 2014 6:10 PM)

The federal government may soon offer funding to farmers on the East End for the implementation of farming techniques that have minimal environmental impact.

Rep. Tim Bishop (D – Suffolk) says the government will choose up to eight areas of the country to receive the funds. The money could be used for such things as experimental, non-polluting fertilizers.

“This is all about protecting...

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