Schumer Talks Hops in Yates County

Senator Charles Schumer joined local Yates County hops farmers on Wednesday afternoon to announce a two pronged plan to help the hops and craft beer industry grow in the county and throughout the Finger Lakes region.  Speaking at Climbing Bines Hop Farm in the town of Torrey, New York's senior senator urged the United States Department of Agriculture and the Small Business Administration to take action.



Schumer also two programs included in the Farm Bill would also help the hops industry.



Schumer reiterated passage of the Senate Farm Bill, which passed last month.  A House version of the bill failed. There's 111 hops growers in New York. Climbing Bines Hop Farm is located on Route 14 between Geneva and Watkins Glen on the west side of Seneca Lake.

(Photos by Lucas Day)

                          Senator Schumer addressing those assembled at Climbing Bines Hop Farm

CCE's Steve Miller, Climbing Bines owners Brian Karweck, Matt Klehamer and Chris Hansen listen to Senator                                                       Schumer speak Wednesday at their Route 14 location.

                         Senator Schumer with hops vines and Seneca Lake serving as a background

                           Senator Schumer talking with the owners of Climbing Bines Farm on Route 14

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