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.

Success through difference

Whether you are a current or prospective faculty member, staff or graduate student, we value talent from all genders, backgrounds, sexual orientations, races, ethnicities, and religious beliefs. And we are passionate about working with diverse members of the New York state food and agriculture communities.

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Making a positive impact

Recent insights, breakthroughs, news and other Cornell AgriTech stories

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Summer Scholars program set to boost DEI, digital ag efforts
Cornell AgriTech’s Summer Research Scholars Program is increasing the number of underrepresented student participants and boosting expertise in digital agricultural technology, thanks to a grant of nearly $500,000 from the National Institute of...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Cornell Institute for Digital Agriculture
  • Department of Entomology
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Field Note

Ashley Jernigan is a graduate student at Cornell AgriTech working under the direction of Kyle Wickings, associate professor of entomology. When Jernigan isn’t performing research that leads to improved soil health and crop production in New York...
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  • Department of Entomology
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
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AgriTech began offering a cider-making course at its Geneva, New York, campus in 2009 – one of few such courses offered in North America. The weeklong, intensive course, officially titled Cider and Perry Production: A Foundation, teaches...
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  • Cornell Craft Beverage Institute
  • Food Science