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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News

Swiping, swabbing elevates processing plant food safety
“Food scientists know that for processing plants, visual inspection is not a reliable indicator of cleaning-protocol success,” said Randy Worobo, professor of food science in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) and faculty fellow...
  • Atkinson Center
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Food Science
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News

Vegetable expert shares gardening advice
It was March 2020. The realities of the COVID-19 pandemic were becoming apparent. It looked like the world was going to be in for an uncertain and possibly painful spring and summer – if not longer. “It really had me doing some soul-searching,”...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Horticulture Section
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News

Fuchs recognized by American Phytopathological Society

  • Cornell AgriTech
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section