Updated Aug 2020 from 2017 Ag Census Data
Wayne County is diverse in its agricultural base. The countryside is plentiful in orchards, vegetables, dairy farms, grain operations and nurseries. Cornell Cooperative Extension provides education for these ag businesses.
Cornell Cooperative Extension Wayne County supports four regional agriculture teams and provides support for the “backyard” grower through our Master Gardener Program. By providing local county dollars into the regional agriculture program, Wayne County farmers and agriservice have access to more than 17 specialists in specific commodity areas. Check out the “Commercial Agriculture” page to get more information.
2024 Ag Enrollment is now available! Enroll now by printing out these two pages and mailing in your form. More information about our regional agriculture teams is available on our Ag Specialist Page through the link above for "Commercial Agriculture". Sign up now to get all the specialist teams’ newsletter and educational activities announcement. CCE Wayne now has information for growers of all commodities: dairy, livestock, field crops, vegetables, fruit and wine grapes, enroll now!
For more specific information on agriculture in Wayne County, look in the NYS Ag Statistics web page OR USDA 2017 Agriculture Census Data. For the most current “2017 Census of Agriculture Fact Sheet” for Wayne County, click here.
Wayne County now has more farmers' markets and more ways to pay for local farm products to make supporting our farmers even easier. Find a market near you!
Last updated January 9, 2024