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Profile of Ontario
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About This Site/
Contact Us

We’re pleased to present this website to you, whose purpose is to promote a greater understanding of modern agriculture and the role it plays in the lifestyle of Ontario County and the Finger Lakes. There’s something for everyone on the site: you can learn about the Finger Lakes specialty products and where to find them. The kids – and the kids at heart – can take a stab at our Agri-Intelligence Quiz. Want to know about the history of this area and how we’ve developed from the agrarian economy to the high level science of food and technology? Check out all the buttons and you’re sure to gain a heightened appreciation of agriculture in the Finger Lakes and find out why Ontario County was named the # 1 rural county in the United States by Progressive Farmer in 2006.

If you would like to contact us, you can E-mail us at:


585-396-4455 or 585-394-3977.

This site brought to you by The Ontario County Agricultural Enhancement Board in cooperation with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ontario County, the Finger Lakes Visitors Connection, and Ontario County Department of Planning. Canandaigua, New York 14424

Thanks to the following for their contributions toward this project: The Ontario County Board of Supervisors, Harris Studios, Strapp Studio and Lakeside Digital Productions.

All information is accurate at the time of posting.