New York Agriculture Stats

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New York dairy cows

About 25 percent of New York’s land area is farmed. Dairy products are the state’s leading agriculture product, accounting for over half of total agriculture receipts. Along with its other top commodities, New York also ranks nationally in the production of duck meat and duck products.

 Top Agriculture Products

1. Dairy products
2. Corn
3. Greenhouse/nursery
4. Cattle and calves
5. Apples

Number of Farms

36,300

Land in Farms

7.2 million acres

Average Farm Size

197 acres

Source: United States Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service

Article From: Farm Flavor - www.farmflavor.com
http://farmflavor.com/us-ag/new-york/

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