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.

berries

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

Rows of grape vines in a field at Cornell AgriTech Gates farm.

News

Cheap, user-friendly smartphone app predicts vineyard yields
The new method allows a grower to use a smartphone to video grape vines while driving a tractor or walking through the vineyard at night. Growers may then upload their video to a server to process the data. The system relies on computer-vision...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Cornell Initiative for Digital Agriculture
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
Grape flowers

News

Grape genetics research reveals what makes the perfect flower
When today’s growers cultivate new varieties — trying to produce better tasting and more disease-resistant grapes — it takes 2-4 years for breeders to learn if they have the genetic ingredients for the perfect flower. Females set fruit, but...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Horticulture Section