NYSTA APP

Advocacy Issue Papers Archive



Current and Previous NYSTA Turfgrass Advocacy Issue Papers

2019

$150,000 Appropriation for the Turfgrass Environmental Stewardship Fund
Legislative Bans of Pesticide Products
Adoption of a State Definition of IPM
Nitrogen Fertilizer Restrictions
Budget Recommendations

2018

$200,000 Appropriation for the Turfgrass Environmental Stewardship Fund
Fee Parity for 3A and 3B Certified Applicators 
Adoption of a State Definition of IPM
Call-in Pay: Regulatory Burden

2017

$200,000 Appropriation for the Turfgrass Environmental Stewardship Fund
Parity for Category 3A and 3B Pesticide License Fees
Adoption of a State Definition of IPM 
2017 -2018 Budget Recommendations

2016

$200,000 Appropriation for the Turfgrass Environmental Stewardship Fund
Parity for Category 3A and 3B Pesticide License Fees
Adoption of a State Definition of IPM
Use of Less than Label Rates
One page Minimum Wage Flyer
Opposition to the $15 Minimum Wage
CAO 2016 Policy Book
Community IPM Information Page
CAO 2015 Policy Book

2015

Repeal of the Pesticide Use Reporting Law
$150,000 Appropriation for the Turfgrass Environmental Stewardship Fund
Parity for Category 3A and 3B Pesticide License Fees
Adoption of a State Definition of IPM 
Pollinators: Best Management Practices

2014

Amending the Pesticide Reporting Law 
Adoption of a State Definition of IPM
3A, 3B Certified Pesticide Applicator Fees
Turfgrass Environmental Stewardship Fund
Memo of Support - Adoption of State Definition of IPM 
Memo of Support - Less Than Label Rates

2013

Pesticides - Using Less Than Label Rates
Turfgrass Environmental Stewardship Fund
Adoption of a State Definition of IPM
MIS - Pesticides - Using Less Than Label Rates
MIS - Adoption of a State Definition of IPM

2012

Pesticides - Using Less Than Label Rates
Pre-emption of Fertilizer
Turfgrass Environmental Stewardship Fund
Adoption of a State Definition of IPM
New York Farm Viability Institute

2011

Pesticides - Using Less Than Label Rates
Pre-emption of Fertilizer
Turfgrass Environmental Stewardship Fund
Water Withdrawal Permitting
Pesticide Product Registration - Adoption of EPA Registration
Pesticides - Repeal of the Reporting Law
Adoption of State Definition of IPM
New York Farm Viability Institute

2010

Pesticide Regulations for Schools
Adoption of a State Definition of IPM
New York Farm Viability Institute
Pesticides – Using Less Than Label Rates
Turfgrass Environmental Stewardship Fund
The New York Golf Economic Impact Study | 5 page preview
Water Withdrawal Permitting

2009

Local Regulation of Pesticides
Pre-emption of Fertilizer
Turfgrass Environmental Stewardship Fund
Using Less Than Label Rates of Pesticides
New York Farm Viability Isntitute
Pesticide Product Registration System

2008

New York Farm Viability Institute
Turfgrass Environmental Stewardship Fund
Golf Course Owners - Blue Ribbon Commission
Pesticide Product Registration Law
Pre-emption of Fertilizer

2007

The Turfgrass Environmental Stewardship Fund
Restricting Pesticide Use Local Regulation of Pesticides
New York Farm Viability Institute
Supporting the Education Component of the Pesticide Applicator Program

2006

DOT Letter concerning commercial vehicle inspections 
NYFVI Information sheets Page 1 | Page 2 
NY Farm Viability Institute Issue Paper 
Restricted Pesticide Use Issue Paper
Turfgrass Stewardship Issue Paper

2005

Commercial Vehicle Inspections Issue Paper
New York Farm Viability Institute Issue Paper
Environmental Stewardship Fund Issue Paper
Community IPM Issue Paper
Restricted Pesticide Use Issue Paper

2004

Final Regulation 325 
Express Terms 6: NYCRR Part 325 
Draft - Contract DEC (Word document)
Draft - Contract "Lawn Specification" (Word document)
Regulatory and Legislative Report   |  Update
Grassroots Campaign Opposing Title 10 - 17 Years of Turfgrass Advocacy

2003

Aesthetic Use of Pesticides
New York Farm Viability Institute
Local Pesticide Regulation Ordinances
Community IPM Program

2002

Agricultural Initiative
Biotechnology
Community IPM Program
Turfgrass Industry Survey
Cornell Research Support Document