Summit Delivers on Governor Cuomo’s State of the State Initiative to Boost the Industry
Highlights New York’s $23 Billion Forest Products Sector with 2017 Annual Report and Launches New Website to Promote Industry Businesses
Summit Complements “Southern Tier Soaring” - The Region’s Comprehensive Strategy to Revitalize Communities and Grow the Economy
State Department of Agriculture and Markets Commissioner Richard A. Ball and Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos today announced that New York’s first-ever Forestry and Wood Products Summit will be held for invited guests Thursday, October 25 in Binghamton. The summit delivers on the Governor’s State of the State initiative to boost this economically important sector, which is a major component of New York agriculture, the State’s environmental conservation efforts, and its tourism industry. It also complements Southern Tier Soaring, the region’s comprehensive strategy to revitalize communities and grow the economy.