Discover CALS

See how our current work and research is bringing new thinking and new solutions to some of today's biggest challenges.

students work in a field

Freeville, New York

The Freeville farm includes a 30-acre parcel which is certified organic by NOFA-NY Certified Organic, LLC. Research focuses on optimizing organic vegetable production systems in the Northeast.

A student working at Dilmun Hill Student Farm

Ithaca, New York

Dilmun Hill, a 12-acre student-run farm, provides a working farm for students to learn hands-on organic practices and farm management. Dilmun supplies fresh, organic produce to the Cornell community.

Student and faculty member inspecting wheat at Musgrave Farm

Aurora, New York

Ten acres of Musgrave Research Farm are certified organic by NOFA-NY with five additional acres in transition. Research includes weed and crop management, organic production systems and breeding and variety testing.

Greenhouse near a field with netting over top

Willsboro, New York

Since 1993, six acres at Willsboro Research Farm have been dedicated to organic research, in particular organic grain trials, and those acres of Willsboro Farm became certified organic in 1996.

grapes on the vine

Long Island, New York

LIHREC has a two-acre field exclusively for applied research in cultural practices and pest management within an organic production system and other organic research is conducted elsewhere at the center.

Students working in field location.

Geneva, New York

Twenty acres of the Gates West research farm are being transitioned to certified organic production. These fields will be used for research on weed, insect, and disease management in organic vegetables, as well as organic crop production systems. A one-acre apple research block is also being managed organically.