NYS Agricultural 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
#11 Tomatoes, Potatoes
#17 Grain corn