By: Alma Castillo Solis
New York has some good land for farming as well as lots of different types of raw materials and land for work.
- New York had a mild climate with warm summers and mild inters that were suited to farming.
- A typical farm is from 50 to 150 acres with a house, barn, yard and fields.
- Grew many crops such as wheat so it was often referred to as the breadbasket colony.
- The colony became a state on July 26th 1788.
- It was founded because of trade and profits.
- Exported agricultural products.
- Mountains in the northeast.
- Lowlands from lake Ontario along Canadian border.
- It was governed as a Royal Colony by 1755.
- Big in food producing with corn, wheat, livestock including beef and pork.