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 tremendous snow!

To make 2019 Forum recommendations, please contact Beth Claypoole.

Thank you 2018 Product Sponsors, Supporters & Exhibitors:

New York Product Sponsor Showcase

Morning Refreshments

Alfred State College                                                                Coffee & tea

Cornell University CALS

Morrisville State College

SUNY Canton

SUNY Cobleskill

Argyle Cheese Farmer                                                            Assorted sweet Greek yogurts

New York Apple Association, Inc.                                       Apples and cider

Nounos Creamery                                                                   Assorted Greek yogurts

Stewart’s Shops                                                                       Milk

The Farmer’s Wife/Del-Rose Farm                                    Sticky buns, pumpkin muffins, blueberry  –                                                                                                  streusel coffee cake,  Danish apple bars

Taste NY Buffet Luncheon

Bittner-Singer Orchards                                                        Peaches for dessert

Doug’s Fish Fry                                                                       Doug’s World Famous Cole Slaw

Hinerwadel’s, Inc.                                                                   Salt potatoes

Mazzoni’s Pickles                                                                    Original pickle spears

Morrisville State College                                                        Lettuce and basil

New York Chips                                                                       New York Potato Chips

Red Jacket Orchards                                                              Assorted juices

Stewart’s Shops                                                                       Milk

SUNY Cobleskill                                                                      Peach cobbler



1911 Established                                                                     1911 Original Hard Cider, 1911 Raspberry Hard Cider samples

American Dairy Association North East                             Milk punch

KyMar Farm Winery and Distillery                                      Spirit samples

McCadam Cheese/Agri-Mark                                                Award-winning cheddar cheese

New York State Vegetable Growers Association                Vegetable platter

New York Wine Industry Association (NYWIA)                Wine samples

NYS Horticultural Society                                                       Fruit tray

Red Jacket Orchards                                                                Cider

SUNY Cobleskill                                                                        Salami Cotto

Wolf Hollow Brewing Company                                            Craft beer samples


New York’s Bounty Banquet

Knapp Farm                                                                              Cranberry Tangerine Conserve

Morrisville State College                                                         Lettuce and basil

Plainville Farms                                                                        Plainville Farms All Natural Turkey Breast

Rulison Honey Farms LLC                                                     Honey for honey flavored carrots

Stewart’s Shops                                                                         Milk

The New York Wine & Grape Foundation                           Wine

*Gold winners of the NYS Fair Dairy Competition for best tasting products. Argyle-plain yogurt; Nounos-flavored yogurt-coconut mango; McCadam-mild and sharp cheddar cheese; Stewart’s Shops-“Best Tasting Milk in NYS”

Thank You to Our Forum Teams


  • Peter Pamkowski, Chair
  • Patti Dugan
  • Jeannette Kreher
  • Pat Peck
  • Ehle Shachter
  • Barb Hanselman


  • Judi Whittaker, Chair
  • Ehle Shachter
  • Sandie Prokop
  • Beth Claypoole
  • Christopher Noble
  • Larry VanDeValk
  • Dick Peterson
  • Craig Yunker
  • Tim Veazey
  • Peter Pamkowski