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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 23% of New York State's land area, or 7 million acres, is farmland. There are nearly 36,000 family farms producing some of the world’s best food. Agriculture is a major driver of the New York State economy and the State ranks high among the major agricultural states in the nation, ranking in the Top 10 in 30 commodities. It is the second largest producer of apples and maple syrup, second in cabbage and snap beans, third in grapes, grape juice and wine, and fourth in pears and dairy, which is the largest segment of the agricultural sector.

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Resources for New Farmers

Drought Resource Guide for Farmers

Southern Tier Agricultural Industry Enhancement Program Fact Sheet
Food Safety Alerts

Department Press Releases

Governor Cuomo Reminds New Yorkers About $8.5 Million in Benefits Available Through Farmers' Market Nutrition Program

Governor Cuomo Congratulates Winners of the 2017 New York Wine & Food Classic

State Agriculture Commissioner Congratulates Wyoming County Farm as Recipient of the 2017 Agricultural Environmental Management Award

Governor Cuomo Announces $3.6 Million Awarded to Southern Tier Farms to Boost Agricultural Production

Governor Cuomo Announces Nearly $1 Million Awarded for Water Quality Conservation Projects in Finger Lakes Region

Governor Cuomo Announces More Than $740,000 Awarded for Water Quality Conservation Projects in Capital Region and Mid-Hudson

Governor Cuomo Announces Nearly $1.1 Million Awarded for Water Quality Conservation Projects in North Country

Governor Cuomo Announces Nearly $1.2 Million Awarded for Water Quality Conservation Projects in Mohawk Valley

Governor Cuomo Announces $2.4 Million Awarded for Water Quality Conservation Projects in Western New York

State Fair Press Releases

Lynyrd Skynyrd, Stephen Marley to Perform on Chevy Court at the Great New York State Fair

NYS Departments of Labor and Agriculture and Markets Announce That Ride Inspections Are Underway at the Great New York State Fair

The Great New York State Fair Announces Participants in 2017 Taste NY Food Truck Competition

Governor Cuomo Announces New Events and Activities for the 2017 Great New York State Fair

Citizen Preparedness Corps Training Returns to the 2017 Great New York State Fair

DJ Khaled, Tinashe Cancel Appearances at the Great New York State Fair

Kool & the Gang, Joe Jonas’s DNCE Fill out Chevy Court Lineup for the 2017 Great New York State Fair

Governor Cuomo Announces Brooklyn's Threes Brewing Company Earns Best in Show at New York State Fair Craft Beer Competition

DJ Khaled Rides #1 Album to Chevy Court at the Great New York State Fair


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