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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Field Note

Brennan Hyden: Exploring willow’s potential as a sustainable bioenergy crop
Brennan Hyden is a Ph.D. candidate working in the lab of Larry Smart, professor of horticulture at Cornell AgriTech, where his work focuses on using willow as a sustainable bioenergy crop. For his excellence in bioenergy research, Hyden was...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Horticulture Section
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Field Note

Juan Micieli-Martinez: Adapting to an ever-changing industry with the Cornell Craft Beverage Institute
What is your role in the wine industry? A lot of people know me as the former winemaker for Martha Clara Vineyards, which sold in 2018, but I’ve been keeping really busy ever since. My most exciting role right now is as a winemaker and co-owner...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Cornell Craft Beverage Institute
  • Food Science
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News

New Cherry Ember tomato reveals stripey charm, bright flavor
A cross between heirloom tomato varieties, Cherry Ember was developed by Phillip Griffiths, associate professor of horticulture in the School of Integrative Plant Science, part of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. The new tomato is...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Horticulture Section