The New York State Agricultural Society was organized in 1832 to Foster, Promote and Improve the New York State Food & Agriculture Industry through Education, Leadership Development & Recognition Programs

Our 2022 Mission Statement:

To build a robust future for New York’s food, agricultural and natural resource industries by providing networking and educational opportunities for its strongest advocates, decision-makers andaspiring leaders.

NYS Ag Society is active through FARMS:

F: Conducting the Annual Forum

A: Supporting Ambassador Scholars to realize career goals

R: Recognizing exemplary leadership in 8 categories

M: Deliver positive and informative messaging to the public

S: Promoting good stewardship of natural resources and communities