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Welcome to the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Website. The Department, through its various divisions and programs, promotes New York agriculture and its high-quality and diverse products, fosters agricultural environmental stewardship, and safeguards the State’s food supply, land and livestock to ensure the viability and growth of New York’s agriculture industries.

Please visit the About Us section to learn more about the Department’s divisions, the Farms and Businesses tab to find resources for farmers, producers and agri-businesses, and the Consumer Information tab to easily locate farmers’ markets and licensed food and beverage establishments, among others.

New York State Agriculture Snapshot
About 20% of New York State's land area, or more than 7 million acres, is farmland. There are nearly 36,000 family farms producing some of the world's best food, helping to drive the New York State economy. New York ranks high among the major agricultural states in the nation, ranking in the top 10 in production of 30 commodities. It is the second largest producer of apples, snap beans and maple syrup, third in cabbage, grapes and dairy, which is largest segment of the State's agricultural sector, and fourth in pears.


Proposed Amendments to 1 NYCRR Part 127 (Golden Nematode)
Unofficial NYCRR Online

Event Booking and Related Services at the New York State Fairgrounds during Non-Fair Season RFP

Resources for New Farmers

FAQ Regarding Manure Storage in NYS

NYS Companion Animal Capital Fund Grant Program

Food Safety Alerts

Department Press Releases

Governor Cuomo Announces New York State Grown & Certified Program Expands to Maple Industry

Taste NY and Finger Lakes Farm Country Announce Kick-Off of Taste NY Business Networking Events

Governor Cuomo Announces Regional Harmful Algal Bloom Summits

Governor Cuomo Announces Record Number of Breweries in New York State

Governor Cuomo Announces Launch of Agriculture Loan Fund Program

New York Wood Products Development Council to Meet February 7, 2018

State Agriculture Commissioner Recognized for Continued Support of Child Nutrition Programs

Governor Cuomo Announces Tax Credit Available to New York Farmers for Charitable Food Donations

State Fair Press Releases

State Fair’s New Midway Madness Sale Packages a Day of Family Fun on the Wade Shows Midway

Motown Legend Smokey Robinson to Perform Senior Day Concert of Massive Hits at Chevy Court

Governor Cuomo Announces State Fair's Drone Film Festival and Competition Returns for Second Year

Governor Cuomo Announces Attendance at New York State Fairgrounds Events Soars More than 50 Percent

The Great New York State Fair Announces Construction of New Expo Center Has Begun

Governor Cuomo Announces Request for Proposals to Book Non-Fair Events at the New York State Fairgrounds

Buy A Thrilling Day on the Midway at the Great New York State Fair’s Cyber Monday Sale

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