Research, innovation and development are essential to the continued success of the food and agriculture industries of New York state and beyond.

We are committed to furthering our over 130 years of scientific discovery and continuing to drive economic development and deliver practical solutions for farmers and businesses. We are growing a healthier population, economy and environment for New York state and the world, and we welcome you to grow with us.

Our mission is to create future food and agriculture systems by working across disciplines to explore questions from all sides and translate our discoveries into practical solutions that help growers and businesses thrive.

Our purpose is to improve the health of the people, environment and economy of New York state and beyond through innovative food and agricultural science.

Success through difference

Whether you are a current or prospective faculty member, staff or graduate student, we value talent from all genders, backgrounds, sexual orientations, races, ethnicities, and religious beliefs. And we are passionate about working with diverse members of the New York state food and agriculture communities.

Male and female graduate students examine apples for disease.

Making a positive impact

Recent insights, breakthroughs, news and other Cornell AgriTech stories

Field Note

Behind the scenes of running a greenhouse with Kundan Moktan
Did you always dream of managing greenhouses? My original career aspiration was to be a wildlife biologist, but life had different plans. I was born and raised in Nepal and came to the U.S. to go to Keuka College. While I was working on my...
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  • School of Integrative Plant Science
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Spotlight

This is the third in a series of stories detailing actions CALS students, faculty and staff have taken over the past year to make our community a more diverse, equitable and inclusive place for everyone. Because Cornell AgriTech is an...
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News

Cornell AgriTech’s Summer Research Scholars Program is increasing the number of underrepresented student participants and boosting expertise in digital agricultural technology, thanks to a grant of nearly $500,000 from the National Institute of...
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  • Cornell Institute for Digital Agriculture
  • Department of Entomology