The Ulster County Agricultural Society

The Ulster County Agricultural Society (UCAS) was incorporated on January 15, 1868. The Ulster County Fair is our largest event of the year. The Fair is run by the Ulster County Agricultural Society. The purpose of the organization is to promote, encourage, and develop an interest in agriculture and horticulture, the improvement of breeds of animals, friendly relations between, and work with, the various agencies of the County for a better understanding, as well as improvement and education of the general public in agriculture. The Ulster County Fair shall be managed and promoted to inform the public in the fields of agriculture, horticulture, and animal husbandry.

The organization shall strive to educate and encourage the youth of the community to be active in agriculture, to improve agriculture and animal husbandry to disseminate information to the public with respect to the organization and its member organizations, to keep the agricultural community informed, and to promote and manage the Ulster County Fair.