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Research & Impact

Dara Stockton holding berries

Field Note

Dara Stockton: Adapting field and lab research during the pandemic
Dara Stockton—a postdoctoral associate working in the lab of Greg Loeb, professor of entomology—researches spotted-wing drosophila (SWD), an invasive vinegar fly that reproduces in berries and other small fruit. Stockton’s research is helping...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Entomology
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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
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

News & Events

harvested eggplant

News

New mobile app provides lifeline for farmers growing Bt eggplant
The new app “Btbegun” provides farmers, extension professionals, field officers, policymakers, seed suppliers and other stakeholders with the most current information about Bt eggplant — a genetically engineered variety resistant to a ravenous...
  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
Chicken and corn on a grill

News

‘Cornell Chicken’ is the taste of summer
Over the next seven decades the seasonal eatery gained iconic status, serving nearly 1,000 half-chickens (a.k.a. “broilers”) a day for two weeks in late summer. Satisfied customers have included at least one U.S. president: Bill Clinton, who...
  • Food Science
  • Food