NY Ag Facts

New York is an Agricultural State!

  • About 23% of the State’s land area, or 7 million acres, is used by 36,000 farms to produce a diverse array of products.
  • Agricultural production returned almost $4.7 billion to the farm economy in 2010.
  • Milk is New York’s leading agricultural product; milk sales account for ½ of the total agricultural receipts.

New York is a leading agricultural producer in the U.S.  
See how our state ranks:

#2             Apples, Maple Syrup, and Pumpkins

#3             Dairy, Wine & Grapes, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Corn Silage

#4             Tart cherries, fresh market Sweet Corn, Squash, Pears

#5             Fresh market vegetables, Onions

#7             Cucumbers, Floriculture crops

#8             Strawberries

#9             Oats

#11          Tomatoes, Potatoes

#17          Grain corn

#20          Eggs

#22          Soybeans

#26          Hay

#27          Wheat