Improving the health and welfare of people and our planet

Cornell AES is vital to New York state agriculture and food security. Not only do we contribute to healthy and resilient communities, we also improve the lives and well-being of people by advancing research on the environment, applied economics, and community and individual development.

Cornell AES by the numbers


Researchers supported by Cornell AES funding annually


Research projects on farms and in greenhouses


Research farms across New York state, and 127K square feet of greenhouse space

Research farms and facilities

Cornell’s world-class research farms and plant growth facilities, managed by Cornell AES, provide the crucial support and environments needed to move critical research from concept to commercial application.

Funding research

Federal Capacity Funds, managed by Cornell AES, provide vital support for important research projects in three Cornell colleges. Learn about the grant programs and the application process.

Research impacts

Find out how research supported by Cornell AES addresses a broad array of real-world problems. Read about innovative science-based solutions and promising research projects important to people, the economy, the environment and our future.

News & updates

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Projects to support NYS economy, farms, communities

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded $3.8 million in funding to the Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station to support more than 50 projects across three colleges.

  • Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
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  • Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station
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The Long Island Horticultural Research and Extension Center on Sept. 22 will celebrate a century of applied research and education supporting the region’s agricultural and horticultural businesses.

  • Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station
  • Long Island Research & Extension Center
  • Agriculture