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.

Male and female graduate students examine apples for disease.

Making a positive impact

Recent insights, breakthroughs, news and other Cornell AgriTech stories

Phillip Griffiths stands outside a greenhouse with his Galaxy Suite of grape tomatoes.

News

Moonshadow joins ‘galaxy’ of colorful tomatoes
Moonshadow, a new variety of grape tomato, is a high-flavor, traditionally bred tomato derived from crosses with heirloom varieties. It’s aimed at organic growers, small farms and home gardeners.
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  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Food
Cornell's campus in winter

Spotlight

Science is at the heart of the many foods and beverages enjoyed during the holidays. From food safety to ingredients and best practices, CALS experts play a vital role in keeping people healthy and informed during this treasured time of year. We...
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  • Food Science
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
A Grow NY panel

News

The Chicago-based startup Every Body Eat, which produces food free of the 14 most common allergens, took home $1 million in the third annual Grow-NY Food and Agriculture Competition, led by Cornell.
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  • Agriculture
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