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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.

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1 NYCRR Part 128 (European Cherry Fruit Fly)

2017 Dairy Promotion Order Annual Report

Resources for New Farmers

Food Safety Alerts

Department Press Releases

Consumer Alert - Undeclared Sulfites in “UZ Kand Dried Apricot”

Governor Cuomo Announces Grand Opening of Hudson Valley/Catskills Welcome Center at Woodbury Common Premium Outlets

State Agriculture and Markets Team Member Receives American Humane Hero Veterinarian Award

Media Advisory: Taste NY Food and Farms Business Expo Connecting Local Farms with Buyers to Grow Business (Hudson Valley)

Media Advisory: Taste NY Food and Farms Business Expo Connecting Local Farms with Buyers to Grow Business (Capital Region)

New York State Reminds Farmers That Donations to Emergency Food Programs Can Save Farmers $10 Million Annually

New York State Announces New Actions from First-Ever Forestry and Wood Products Summit to Advance Industry’s Growth

Media Advisory: New York State Hosts First-Ever Forestry and Wood Products Summit

New York State Hosts First-Ever Forestry and Wood Products Summit to Advance Industry’s Growth

Taste NY Invites Farmers and Buyers to Grow Business and Support Local Buying at New Food and Farms Business Expos

State Fair Press Releases

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

Governor Cuomo Appoints Troy Waffner Director of The Great New York State Fair

Winners of the 2018 Dairy Products Competition Announced Today at the Great New York State Fair

The Great New York State Fair Celebrates the 90th Anniversary of the Witter Agricultural Museum Thursday, August 30

The Great New York State Fair to Extend Senior Days Due to High Heat and Humidity

Dropkick Murphys to Perform at the 2018 Great New York State Fair

NYS Animal Shelters to Host “Adopt a Pet Day” at the Great New York State Fair


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