Plants & Natural Resources

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Industrial Hemp

New York is cultivating the industrial hemp market and supporting new opportunities to grow this multi-million dollar crop.
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Farmland Protection Programs
Ensuring a Strong Environment and Agricultural Economy

New York’s plants and land are some of its most precious resources. The Department administers many programs to protect these resources, from environmental planning, to invasive species eradication, integrated pest management, seed and fertilizer regulation, and more. Learn more about how the Department's programs work to ensure a healthy environment and a strong agricultural economy.

Working to maintain plant health from integrated pest management to the regulation of commodities like seed and fertilizers.
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Certified Plant Dealers

Licensing of plant dealers is intended to prevent the introduction of injurious insects, noxious weeds, and plant diseases into New York.  

Nursery Growers and Greenhouses

Find a listing of all licensed plant nursery growers and greenhouses in New York.

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