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The NYS Agricultural Society’s Annual Forum is the largest statewide agricultural meeting bringing together all sectors of the food system to explore topics critical to the future of New York Agriculture.

Our 2018 Forum held on January 4, 2018 had over 470 attendees, despite the weather!

To make 2019 Forum recommendations, contact Beth Claypoole.

Thank you 2018 Product Sponsors, Supporters & Exhibitors:

Morning Refreshments

  • Coffee & Tea                                      Alfred State College, CALS, Morrisville State College, SUNY Cobleskill
  • Empire Apples & Cider                      NY Apple Association, Inc.
  • Greek Yogurt                                      Argyle Cheese Factory, LLC
  • Maple Sticky Buns, Pumpkin Muffins, Blueberry Sour Cream Cake           The Farmer’s Wife
  • 100% Grape Juice                               Welch Foods, Inc.
  • Milk                                                    Garelick Farms NY

Taste NY Luncheon

  • Coleslaw                                             Doug’s Fish Fry
  • Lettuce, Basil, Tomatoes                    Morrisville State College
  • Milk                                                    Garelick Farms NY
  • Tart Cherries                                       Bittner-Singer Orchards
  • Turkey Breast                                     Plainville Farms
  • Vanilla Ice Cream                                Mercer’s Dairy


  • Black Forest Mini Cakes                    SUNY Cobleskill
  • Cheddar Cheese                                  Agri-Mark/Cabot/McCadam
  • Craft Beer                                           BarkEater Craft Brewery
  • Fruit Platter                                        NYS Horticultural Society
  • Hard Cider, Wine                                Becker Farms & Vizcarra Vineyards
  • Milk Punch                                         American Dairy Association & Dairy Council, Inc.
  • Tart Cherries                                       Bittner-Singer Orchards
  • Vegetable Platter                                 NYS Vegetable Growers Association
  • Vodka, Gin, Whisky, Bourbon           Adirondack Distilling Company
  • Wine Samples                                     NY Wine Industry Association, Winery at Marjim Mannor

NY’s Bounty Banquet

  • Apple Cranberry Chutney                 Knapp Farm
  • Lettuce, Basil & Tomatoes                 Morrisville State College
  • Milk                                                    Garelick Farms NY
  • Tilapia                                                 SUNY Cobleskill
  • Wine                                                    NY Wine & Grape Foundation

Forum Exhibitors

  • Alfred State College
  • Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity, Cornell University
  • Alpha Zeta Fraternity, Cornell University
  • American Farmland Trust
  • Annie’s Project – Managing for Today and Tomorrow: Transition Planning for Women in Agriculture
  • CALS NYS Internship Program
  • Cazenovia Equipment Company
  • CCE – Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops Team
  • College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University – Alumni Affairs & Development Office
  • Cornell Agriculture & Food Technology Park
  • Cornell Climate Smart Farming
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Cornell Farmworker Program
  • Cornell Small Farms Program
  • Crop Insurance Education Program
  • Farm Credit East
  • Friends of the Daniel Parrish Witter Agricultural Museum
  • Jordan Energy & Food Enterprises, LLC
  • LEAD New York
  • Lincoln Financial Advisors – Agribusiness Services
  • Morrisville State College
  • NY Agriculture in the Classroom
  • NY Center for Agricultural Medicine & Health – NYCAMH
  • NY Corn & Soybean Growers Association
  • NY Farm Bureau Member Services, Inc.
  • NY FarmNet
  • NY Farm Viability Institute
  • NY FFA
  • NYS Agricultural Experiment Station
  • NYS Agricultural Mediation Program – NYSAMP
  • NYS Association of County Agricultural Agents
  • NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets – Taste NY and Pride of NY
  • NYS Grange
  • New York State Integrated Pest Management Program
  • New York Wine Industry Association
  • Northeast Organic Farming Association of NY, Inc.
  • Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE)
  • SUNY Cobleskill
  • The Voss Group
  • United Wind, Inc.
  • USDA Farm Service Agency
  • USDA Rural Development
  • Wyoming County Dairy Institute