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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Center of Excellence carves path for ‘ag tech’ startup in the Finger Lakes
Georgia-based software startup AgVoice — a 2019 Grow-NY finalist — announced plans this week to establish a headquarters office in New York’s Finger Lakes region, citing unparalleled resources offered by Cornell AgriTech and the Center of...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Agriculture
  • Food
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Field Note

Kevin Maloney: Developing seriously good apples at Cornell AgriTech
Kevin Maloney is a research specialist who works in the apple breeding program at Cornell AgriTech, part of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Maloney has worked on the Geneva campus for 35 years, where he has been collaborating with...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Horticulture Section
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Field Note

Gemma Osborne: adapting to virtual extension during COVID-19
For over 25 years Gemma Osborne, conference coordinator for Cornell AgriTech, has played a vital role in organizing extension events for growers and producers across New York state. Below, she shares insights on how her role has evolved while...
  • Cornell AgriTech