Please see the following excerpt from the press release:
Open Enrollment for Essex County Agricultural District 1
New York State Ag and Markets sets an open enrollment to add parcels to the Agricultural District. Essex County Agricultural District enrollment period is from October 20 to November 19. Landowners wishing to have parcels added to the Ag District need to submit an enrollment form before November 19th.
Any landowner interested in producing Agricultural products or raising livestock can apply. There is no minimum amount of production required. The inclusion into the Ag District gives the landowner right to farm protection from NYS Ag and Markets against nuisance complaints or lawsuits…
Please click here for a downloadable form of the full press release with contact info and the enrollment application.