Our world-class experts are reimagining the future of food and agriculture through research, education and extension.

Our expertise in agricultural and food research, education and extension sustains the growth and economic vitality of agriculture and food systems through engagement with producers, students and communities. To sustain the growth and vitality of agriculture and food systems, we:

  • Work across the areas of plant breeding, disease and pest management, crop production and food and beverage safety and production to develop practical, sustainable solutions for food and agriculture businesses of the 21st century.
  • Integrate new technological advancements and regulatory information relevant to specialty crops and food products, thereby enabling improved production practices, stimulating entrepreneurial activity and strengthening workforce development.
  • Educate the future agriculture and food systems workforce and provide experiential learning opportunities for students.

Putting our knowledge and research to work

researcher analyzing beer

Our experts work to elevate the quality and success of New York's craft beverage industry.

food trays

Our experts support the success and safety of New York's food industry through research, innovative technologies and education.

people discussing food safety

The Center of Excellence for Food and Agriculture connects entrepreneurs and existing businesses with the resources at Cornell AgriTech and beyond that they need to succeed.

berries in hand

Cornell AgriTech is home to world renowned plant breeders that are developing grape, tree fruit, berry, vegetable and other plants that are delicious, nutritious and profitable.

Insects in lab

Our experts protect the health of New York crops through research, education and extension on the biology, ecology and management of insects.

Inspecting leaf rust

A variety of diseases affect New York fruit and vegetable crops and our experts work to help producers better manage these diseases through research and the development of practical, environmentally friendly techniques.

Food and Beverage Expertise

Providing resources and education to craft beverage professionals

Food Production and Safety

Supporting the success and safety of New York's food industry

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food testing in lab