Of special interest
Organic is an increasingly important engine of growth for New York's farmers, large and small. This portal to organic resources at Cornell serves farmers, gardeners, agricultural and extension educators and all others interested in organic production systems.
Our Field Crops website is for corn, forage, small grain, and soybean producers. Provides comprehensive information on each crop along with recommendations, a newsletter and more.
Creativity drives our work and enriches our lives in the community of students, staff, faculty and friends of the School of Integrative Plant Science (SIPS). To explore how we can strengthen the ties between art and science and take advantage of synergies between the two, we've launched the Art of SIPS Working Group.
New York State is poised to become a major producer of industrial hemp, providing healthy hempseed oil and grain food products, fiber for textiles, building materials, and other uses, and medicinally active compounds that potentially offer health benefits to people and animals.
Hops have returned to New York! Spurred on by the growth of the craft brewing industry across the U.S., and the recent New York Farm Brewery legislation, the region that in the late 19th century was the nation’s leading producer of hops has again started to see hop yards in production.
CEA is an advanced and intensive form of hydroponically-based agriculture. Learn more about the advanced lighting and environmental control systems that make these systems more efficient and sustainable.
Because we believe learning by doing is key, these online courses in botanical illustration, permaculture, organic gardening and garden design feature practical, hands-on activities.
The Cornell Small Farms Program offers a suite of more than 20 online courses, primarily taught by Cornell Cooperative Extension educators, to help farmers improve their technical and business skills
Our pioneering lab provides the gold standard in soil health assessment: a battery of tests that that includes the physical and biological measures, plus our authoritative soil health manual.