Projects

Expansion of Rock Maple Farms

BRUNSWICK>> One local farm announced a major expansion into a vacant facility this week, a direct result of the recent Farm Bill. Rock Maple Farms of Rensselaer County celebrated its move to Brunswick Monday morning at its new supply site, a former construction facility at 2112 Route 7. A USDA loan of $860,000 is supporting the family-owned Rock Maple Farms of Rensselaer County in its raw material processing business. The money for the expansion was provided by Kinderhook Bank, and was awarded to Rock Maple Farms on May 12 to refinance debt and allow the farm to concentrate on growing...


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Farmers Technology Industrial Park

Farmers Technology Industrial Park (left to right) Mark Surdam – Hoosick Falls Town Supervisor Ed King – Pittstown Town Supervisor Justin Frisino – Operations Manager Ecovative Chris Gibson – Congressman Michael Bacon – Owner Rock Maple Farms llc Brett Bacon – Operations Manager Bacon Rentals Kathy Jimino – Rensselaer County Executive Steve McLaughlin – New York State Assemblyman David Vanderzee – Owner Vanderzee Financial and Farmers Technology Park and Eastonview Outfitters Jim Morris – Kinderhook Bank...


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RM Bacon and Ecovative RM Bacon and Ecovative

HOOSICK, N.Y. — After a year of planning, Green Island, N.Y.-based sustainable material producer Ecovative is expanding its source of recycled corn product locally to Hoosick. Hoosick construction and landscaping service, R. M. Bacon had the equipment available to start producing a shredded corn byproduct that Ecovative has also sourced out to Iowa farmers. Ecovative will educate local farmers how to pull handle corn stalks to save the right amount for the shredded product. Katie Malysa, materials supply manager for Ecovative, said working with local agriculture reduces the company’s production costs and allows them to have more oversight over its...


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3 Generations of Bacons

THREE GENERATIONS OF THE BACON FAMILY FORGE AHEAD IN DIVERSE BUSINESS VENTURES THAT SUPPORTS BOTH THE LOCAL COMMUNITY AND THE AGRICULTURAL INDUSTRY....


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