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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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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
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Crunchy, complex: Cornell releases three new apples
On Sept. 2, Susan Brown, the Herman M. Cohn Professor of Agriculture and Life Science, and research specialist Kevin Maloney announced the release of NY56, NY73 and NY109 – marketed as Cordera, Pink Luster and Firecracker, respectively. As an...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Horticulture Section
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Virtual hemp field day shares insights with international hemp industry audience
The Aug. 20 event hosted by the Cornell Hemp Research Team on Zoom, drew 359 attendees from the U.S., Canada, Germany, South Africa, the Netherlands, Thailand, Costa Rica, Mexico and the U.K. to learn about the latest research tips for the hemp...
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  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Horticulture Section