Agriculture & Markets, Department of


Our mission is to foster a competitive food and agriculture industry that benefits producers and consumers alike. Agriculture makes up one-quarter of the State's land area and contributes immensely to the quality of life in New York State by generating economic activity and producing wholesome products to nourish our families. We work diligently to promote a viable agricultural industry, foster agricultural environmental stewardship, and safeguard our food supply.



  10B Airline Dr., Albany NY, 12235    Map this

Contact Numbers


Richard A. Ball , Commissioner.
(518) 457-8876
First Deputy Commissioner - Steve McGrattan
(518) 457-2771
Deputy Commissioner - Jennifer Trodden
(518) 485-7728
Deputy Commissioner - Kevin King
(518) 485-7728
Deputy Commissioner - Jackie Czub
(518) 457-2771
Deputy Commissioner - David Valesky
(518) 457-2771
Public Information Officer - Jola Szubielski
(518) 457-2771
Counsel - Scott Wyner
(518) 457-1059