Our first 180 Years! - A Review of the
Organized in 1832 to
Foster, Promote and Improve
The New York State Food and Agriculture Industry.
to improve the condition of agriculture through education, leadership
development and recognition programs.
The New York State Agricultural Society continues to serve the changing needs of New York State’s food and agricultural
Farming is a $3.6 billion
industry vital to New York’s economy. About 25% of the State’s land area, or
7,650,000 acres, is covered by 36,000 farms. New York is among America’s major
agricultural states, ranking #2 in apples and maple syrup, #3 in dairy, grapes,
wine, and corn silage, #4 in pears, and #5 in floriculture
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The NYS Agricultural Society's new FOUNDATION...
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