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Fowler Farms: from orchard to all 50 states with the help of Cornell AgriTech
How have Cornell AgriTech apple varieties impacted sales at Fowler Farms? It's all about flavor and taste and Snapdragon and Ruby Frost really hit it out of the park. These Cornell AgriTech developed varieties have opened new markets for us. We...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Agriculture
  • Food
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Wegmans: Supporting the local food and agricultural economy with Cornell AgriTech
What are some of the most notable products that Cornell AgriTech has helped Wegmans champion? Broccoli is one of the products that Wegmans used to get 100% from the West Coast – that was inefficient because it takes four days to ship from the...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Agriculture
  • Digital Agriculture
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New York Wine and Grape Foundation: cultivating wine and grape industry success with Cornell AgriTech
How has the New York state wine and grape industry grown in recent years? The industry has seen tremendous growth in the past decade as the result of liquor law changes and overall state support. In 2010, there were about 280 wineries in New...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Agriculture
  • Beverages
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Pedersen Farms: Growing vegetables for the Northeast market with Cornell AgriTech
What has it been like to work with Cornell AgriTech over the years? We’ve had a close relationship with Cornell AgriTech over the years working with faculty there ever since we started farming in 1983. Both of us had worked on the Geneva campus...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Agriculture
  • Food
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Field Note

Ashley Leach: Advancing arthropod management in Indiana
In what ways did your experience as a graduate student at Cornell AgriTech shape your current career path? Cornell AgriTech is an excellent place to pursue your graduate degree. I was fortunate to have a diverse community supporting my research...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Department of Entomology
  • Agriculture

News & Events

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News

Cornell Atkinson awards $1.1M to innovative projects
The Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability has awarded seven Academic Venture Fund (AVF) interdisciplinary seed grants, totaling $1.1 million, for projects that engage faculty from eight Cornell colleges and 16 academic departments. In its...
  • Atkinson Center
  • Lab of Ornithology
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
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News

Treatments tested for invasive pest on allium crops
Since its arrival in the U.S., it has spread to New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maryland and New Jersey, and is considered a major agricultural threat. A Cornell-led team of researchers field-tested 14 active ingredients in insecticides...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Department of Entomology