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

Forte Protein postdoctoral research Imran Kahn, left, and CEO Kathleen Hefferon conduct work in their new laboratory space at the Center for Life Science Ventures business incubator.

News

Cornell startup cultivates animal protein from plants

Forte Protein – a new Cornell startup that grows commercial animal proteins inside agricultural plants – has joined the university’s Center for Life Science Ventures business incubator.

  • Center of Excellence in Food and Agriculture
  • Cornell AgriTech
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Olga Padilla-Zakour, Pam Helming and Cathy Young standing in a row. Helming is holding a commemorative plaque.

News

New York State Senator Pamela A. Helming presented Cornell AgriTech with a New York State Senate Empire Award in recognition of the station's significant contributions and dedication to the growth, prosperity and betterment of the community and...
  • Center of Excellence in Food and Agriculture
  • Cornell AgriTech
A headshot of Ann Vegdahl sitting beside an HPP machine.

Field Note

Have you wondered why guacamole on supermarket shelves can stay fresh and green for so long? Or how cold-pressed juice can taste freshly squeezed, even after days or weeks in the refrigerator? It's all thanks to High Pressure Processing (HPP)...
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