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The New York State Agricultural Mediation Program (NYSAMP) provides mediation services to the state's agricultural community. Certified by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), NYSAMP's mediation services are available in every county in the state. This free service helps ensure that disagreements and disputes that threaten the economic success of farms can be addressed quickly and confidentially.
The New York State Agricultural Mediation Program (NYSAMP) provides the agricultural community with the opportunity to communicate clearly and negotiate effectively in order to find fair and workable solutions to challenges they face. Decisions are made by the people directly involved, and not by mediators or outside authorities. Mediation through NYSAMP is completely confidential. Consultations to discuss mediation and whether it might be useful in a specific situation are also confidential.
Best of all, these services are available at no or low cost.
What types of issues can be resolved under the New York State Agricultural Mediation Program (NYSAMP)?
Mediation is also useful to farm families facing difficulties or planning needs involving:
The USDA has recognized the right of farmers and producers to use mediation to appeal an adverse determination such as:
For more information
Call the NYSAMP toll free number: (866) 669-7267
Email NYSAMP Statewide Director, Claudia Kenny at firstname.lastname@example.org