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Research & Impact

Dean Kathryn J. Boor

Spotlight

In podcast, outgoing CALS dean reflects, ponders trends
Before she moves on to new roles – as dean of the Cornell Graduate School and vice provost for graduate education – Boor joined Cornell Cooperative Extension’s “Extension Out Loud” podcast to reflect on her journey through agriculture, as both...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Food Science
  • Agriculture
A woman holding apples outside

Field Note

Fowler Farms: From an 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
A person holding broccoli in a field

Field Note

Wegmans: Supporting the local food and agricultural economy with Cornell AgriTech
From fresh-squeezed orange juice to locally-grown broccoli, learn how Cornell AgriTech has partnered with Wegmans to bring better products to your grocery store.
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Agriculture
  • Digital Agriculture
Grapes in a vineyard

Field Note

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
A green plant

Field Note

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

News & Events

Gael Pressoir in field

News

Centers of Innovation announced with goal to develop improved crops worldwide
The CoIs will act as regional hubs for crop improvement, driving tools, technologies and methods that will target crops that are essential for food security in a range of environments, cropping systems and key stakeholders. Each CoI will be...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
  • Global Development
Brown soil and green plants in a field

News

Biopesticide startup gets $750K more in NSF funding
Cornell-based startup Ascribe Bioscience, which applies the emerging field of metabolomics to the soil microbiome to develop new products for agriculture, has won a $750,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) Small Business Innovation Research...
  • Boyce Thompson Institute
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section