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.

Cornell AgriTech Open House

“From research to your plate”

Aug. 13 10a.m.-3p.m.

Audiences of all ages are invited to attend a fun filled day of science at Cornell AgriTech's Open House. Tours of our facilities, greenhouses and research fields as well as educational science experiences will
be offered by faculty, staff and students.

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Making a positive impact

Recent insights, breakthroughs, news and other Cornell AgriTech stories

Bryan Brown stands among weeds.


Timing is everything for weed management

Farmers can tailor their efforts to control weeds more effectively by pinpointing when a particular weed will emerge, according to a new Cornell study.

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  • New York State Integrated Pest Management
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Field Note

Mark Scoville joined the New York State Center of Excellence for Food and Agriculture at Cornell AgriTech in June 2022, bringing with him over three decades of food manufacturing knowledge and experience.
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  • Cornell AgriTech
dean ben houlton standing on the ag quad


Benjamin Z. Houlton, the Ronald P. Lynch Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, testified June 15 to the U.S. House Agriculture Committee on the role of climate research in supporting agricultural resiliency.

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  • Cornell Atkinson
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension