Research, innovation and development are essential to the continued success of the food and agriculture industries of New York state and beyond.

We are committed to furthering our over 130 years of scientific discovery and continuing to drive economic development and deliver practical solutions for farmers and businesses. We are growing a healthier population, economy and environment for New York state and the world, and we welcome you to grow with us.

Our mission is to create future food and agriculture systems by working across disciplines to explore questions from all sides and translate our discoveries into practical solutions that help growers and businesses thrive.

Our purpose is to improve the health of the people, environment and economy of New York state and beyond through innovative food and agricultural science.

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Recent insights, breakthroughs, news and other Cornell AgriTech stories

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Spotlight on Aleah Butler-Jones: Electrical weeding, agroecosystems & more
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Horticulture Section
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The Cornell Hudson Valley Research Laboratory’s (CHVRL) new entomologist wants to expand the lab’s success by enhancing its research capabilities in the field of insect pest management. Carlos Andres Antolinez Delgado, who goes by Andres...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Entomology
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Field Note

Vasquez moved to New York from Ecuador in 2017 with the primary goal of learning English. Toward the end of 2019, after two years of language school, she stopped in at the City University of New York (CUNY) Welcome Center, intrigued after a...
  • Center of Excellence in Food and Agriculture
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Cornell Food Venture Center