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Nov 16, 2023

Georgia startup wins $1M prize in Grow-NY competition

A Georgia-based startup that provides rapid point-of-care diagnostics for the food chain was named the grand prize winner in the 2023 Grow-NY competition.

Casa Larga Vineyards (provided file photo)
Oct 26, 2023

Winery tours return to Casa Larga Vineyards

Tours of the winery and vineyards at Casa Larga Vineyards have returned.

Oct 25, 2023

Geneva startup Stil-Bène finds ‘GR8PE’ benefits in grape waste

The Geneva-based startup Stil-Bène is preparing for a January launch of a dietary supplement that is designed to improve gastrointestinal health.

Oct 20, 2023

fairlife finalizes $7.4M in property purchases for Webster manufacturing plant

fairlife has completed the purchase of properties in Webster, meaning construction on the most costly industrial development business project in Monroe County history can move forward.

Oct 17, 2023

COMIDA approves $63.4M in tax incentives for fairlife’s Webster facility

The County of Monroe Industrial Development Agency approved $63.4 million in tax incentives for fairlife for a $660 million manufacturing facility in Webster.

Oct 12, 2023

fairlife seeks $63.4M in tax incentives for new Webster facility

fairlife is asking for $63.4 million in tax incentives as it prepares to begin construction on a $660 million manufacturing facility in Webster.

Aug 23, 2023

GR8PE by Stil-Bene of Geneva named Grow-NY finalist

A Geneva-based food innovation firm is one of 20 finalists in the 2023 Grow-NY competition.

Aug 18, 2023

Federal loan relief available for NY farmers affected by May freeze

A federal Agricultural Disaster Designation has been approved for 31 New York counties after a May freeze that destroyed thousands of acres of crops.

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Jul 7, 2023

New York eligible for ag grant funding to support resilient food system

The funding comes from the Resilient Food Systems Infrastructure Program (RFSI), a U.S. Department of Agriculture and Markets grant program.

Jul 6, 2023

From a tiny seed … Van Putte Gardens celebrates 75 years of growth

“As my grandmother told the story,” Kyle Van Putte said, “one day he came home from work and said, ‘I’m starting my own business.’ ”

Jun 14, 2023

Local lawmakers say Seneca casino no jackpot for Rochester

The future of a casino operated by the Seneca Nation in Rochester has gone from an apparent done deal to a possible no deal after the New York State Assembly balked at the process used by the governor’s office to reach an agreement.

Jun 1, 2023

Webster Planning Board set to review Fairlife facility plans

The facility will sit on a 106-acre site just north of Route 104 and east of Basket Road.