Andrew M. Cuomo, Governor | Richard A. Ball, Commissioner
 Commodity Procurement
Jonathan Thomson, (518) 457-7076

The Department works diligently to introduce new markets to agriculture and food producers through a variety of means. This link to USDA’s Commodity Procurement Program highlights various selling and market opportunities for New York agricultural producers. Bids are solicited on a weekly basis from this website for millions of dollars worth of agricultural commodities purchased by the federal government. New opportunities are constantly being introduced, so please check back often. If you have any questions regarding this national bidding/procurement process, please contact

USDA Commodity Procurement Program

Specialty Crop Block Grant Program