Agriculture and Markets

Bales of hay in the foreground with New York State farmland behind.

Tax Benefits for Farmers Included in Executive Budget

The FY 2021 Executive Budget includes an expansion of the current income exclusion for farmers and sole proprietors, and more.

Our Programs Boosting New York's Agricultural Community

New York is cultivating the industrial hemp market and supporting new opportunities to grow this multi-million dollar crop.

With 1.1 million visitors in 2018 alone, the Great New York State Fair showcases the best of New York agriculture and provides top-quality entertainment. The fair will run from August 26 to September 7, 2020.

Making Connections Between Producers & Consumers
NYS Grown & Certified®

The New York State Grown & Certified® program makes it easy to identify products that are grown and produced locally, with a focus on food safety and environmental standards - and it promotes the farmers behind these products.

Taste NY

Taste NY introduces consumers to the world-class products made right here in New York, helping to create new economic opportunities for our farmers and for our food and beverage producers.

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The Monthly Harvest
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