• Nathan Bush, veterans outreach and programming coordinator, harvests the bounty of EquiCenter’s farm in Honeoye Falls, New York.
    Cornell Farm Ops sets up NYS veterans for success

    Cornell’s Farm Ops program has changed the lives of thousands of veterans across New York by providing education, experts and resources to achieve success in agriculture.                                                                                             

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  • Greg Peck adjusting trellised apple tree
    Cornell research boosts New York’s surging hard cider industry

    CCE's Craig Kahlke, Lake Ontario Fruit Program, and Lindsey Pashow, Harvest New York, collaborate with the cider industry and with Cornell assistant professor Greg Peck to help the booming cider industry in the state. 

    Read morePhoto by Sasha Israel (CALS)
  • specialist and RIT scientists with drone
    Drones elevate Cornell Vegetable Program – RIT bean research

    Large acreage vegetable fields lend themselves readily to remote sensing technologies. Cornell Vegetable Program processing vegetable specialist Julie Kikkert (second from left) and Cornell University vegetable pathologist, Sarah Pethybridge are in a three-year partnership with scientists from the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) Center for Imaging Sciences.

    Read morePhoto by R.J. Anderson / CCE
  • four people harvesting hemp
    How to Harvest Hemp

    Farmers across NYS are harvesting industrial hemp. To maximize the crop's benefits for consumers and its economic impact on agriculture, CCE specialists and researchers from Cornell are working hand-in-hand with growers like Head + Heal in Cortland, New York.

    Read morePhoto by R.J. Anderson / CCE

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New York State Ag and Markets along with the Lake Erie Regional Grape Program have...