MILITELLO FARM SUPPLY, INC.
2929 ROUTE 39
FORESTVILLE, NY, 14062
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Militello Farm Supply is a family owned business that is dedicated to providing high quality supplies for vineyard and small fruit production for the professional farmer and the home gardener. We also provide a high level of technical information and support to assist our customers in their effort to operate profitable farm enterprises and successful home garden plantings Militello Farms has it roots in grape growing and small fruit production. our 500 acre farm which is now in its sixty-third year of operation produces high quality grapes and berries on over 260 acres. Consistant with our mission, we test new and old products and programs on our own vineyards and berry patches to demonstrate their efficiancy and how to use them efficiently to maximize production.
As a family owned business, the principals Bob and Judy Militello started selling chemicals in a hundred year old barn on their Sheridan NY farm in 1984. New facilities, at the same site were built to accommodate the growing business in 1989 and 1995. The company was incorporated in 1997.
Bob Militello is a graduate of Cornell University and a prodigy of Dr. Nelson Shaulis. He worked in private industry for National Grape Coop, Agway and Helena Chemical Company for 15 years in various positions that all required high level of viticultural knowledge.
Judy Militello is a graduate of Jamestown Business College, and was previously employed by Welch's and Castiglia Construction Company. Her accounting skills have been invaluable in developing the company.
More recently, their son James Militello has joined the company as vineyard manager and Vice President of Operations. He is a graduate of the SUNY Buffalo with a degree in mechanical engineering.
The company has continued to expand product lines and services during the last ten years and today is one of the fastest growing farm supply businesses in the Chautauqua-Erie Grape Belt. The company has concentrated on strong customer service and providing training and learning opportunities for its customers through on-farm demonstrations of new products and growing systems dealing with pest control, nutrition, under-trellis weed control, row middle management, drip irrigation, trellis materials and much more.