Improving lives in New York state and beyond

Cornell AgriTech has a vision of excellence for the New York farm and food economy. Success starts in our research laboratories and fields, and then culminates with the transfer of knowledge to producers and processors across the state and beyond. We support New York's farm and food businesses by developing and delivering practical solutions that help them thrive.

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Cornell Berry Research Program

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Eastern Broccoli Project on track to meet $100M goal

Holding Tomatoes

Cornell AgriTech's newest tomatoes are out of this world

770 meetings, trainings and workshops in the past year

58,824 extension contact hours in the past year

99 extension-related publications in the past year

Making a positive impact

Recent insights, breakthroughs, news and other AgriTech stories

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News

Scientists identify new pathogen in NY apples
The study, “Identification and Characterization of Colletotrichum Species Causing Apple Bitter Rot in New York and Description of C. noveboracense sp. nov.,” was published July 6 in the journal Scientific Reports. “We were shocked by what we...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Hudson Valley Lab
  • Food
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Field Note

Hannah Swegarden: Using consumer research to develop better vegetables
Hannah Swegarden recently completed her Ph.D. under the direction of Phillip Griffiths, associate professor of horticulture at Cornell AgriTech. While working with Griffiths, Swegarden utilized an integrated approach to vegetable breeding geared...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Horticulture Section