The agricultural industry is a vital driver of Steuben County's economy and defines its rural landscape and character. With the most farming acreage of any New York State county and ranking as one of the most profitable in farm sales, Steuben County is in a position to continue to shape a positive and vibrant agricultural economy while protecting its existing farms and welcoming the next generation of farmers.

Steuben County Agricultural & Farmland Protection Plan

Steuben County Agricultural and Farmland Protection PlanEncouraging further development of agriculture and farmland as part of the New York State (NYS) Legislature's constitutional mandate to provide for the protection of agricultural lands.

Right-To-Farm Law of Steuben County

Right-to-Farm Law of Steuben CountyA Local Law establishing the right to lawfully engage in agricultural practices within Steuben County. Read the Right-to Farm Law (PDF).

Agricultural Districts Information

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