The Department works diligently to introduce new markets to agriculture
and food producers through a variety of means. This link to USDAs
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 Jonathan.Thomson@agriculture.ny.gov.
USDA Commodity Procurement Program
Specialty Crop Block Grant Program