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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.


Governor Cuomo Announces $16.8 Million to Protect Water Quality Across New York State

1 NYCRR Part 128 (European Cherry Fruit Fly)

2017 Dairy Promotion Order Annual Report

Resources for New Farmers

Food Safety Alerts

Department Press Releases

New York Farm Show Expands into Exposition Center for 2019

Department of Agriculture and Markets Joins Potsdam Humane Society for Groundbreaking of New Animal Shelter Building

NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets Releases Fourth Quarter 2018 Food Safety Inspection Results

State Agriculture Department Accepting Nominations for the Dairy Promotion Board

NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets Provides Farmland Protection Grants to New York Dairy Farms

Governor Cuomo Announces $18.4 Million Available to Support Water Quality Protection Projects on New York Livestock Farms

Dairy Promotion Order Advisory Board to Meet January 4, 2019

New York State Applauds Square's Investment in Novo Dia Group to Protect Snap Recipients' Long-Term Access to Farmers' Markets

State Agriculture Commissioner Congratulates NYS Beef Producer on National Environmental Award

***Update: Event Cancelled*** Agriculture Commissioner and CCE Broome County Announce Awards to Support Farms and Food and Beverage Producers in the Southern Tier

Agriculture Commissioner and CCE Broome County Announce Awards to Support Farms and Food and Beverage Producers in the Southern Tier

State Fair Press Releases

Bad Company to Open the 2019 Great New York State Fair’s Chevrolet Music Festival at Chevy Court

Enjoy Ice Sculptures, Experience Cultures, Shoot Hoops for Charity and More at Winter Fair

State Fair's Annual Taste NY Food Truck Competition Continues to Grow with New Location, New Days

Ride-All-Day Midway Wristbands Available at Lowest Prices in State Fair's Special "Stocking Stuffer Sale"

State Fair’s Annual Cyber Monday Sale Offers Tickets at Lowest Price of the Year

New Winter Fair Event Brings the Best of the State Fair Indoors

First-Ever Drone Racing and Technology Event to Take Place at State Fairgrounds' Expo Center

CNY Fall Boat Show Moves to The New Exposition Center at The New York State Fairgrounds

Governor Cuomo Announces Great New York State Fair Breaks All-Time Attendance Record






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EO 38 Regulations (1 NYCRR Part 400)

Freedom of Information Law (FOIL)

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