Research at the Cornell Orchards is helping fruit growers, consumers and students

Men on a mobile harvest platform harvesting apples Men on a mobile harvest platform harvesting apples

Plant growth chambers provide carefully controlled environments for sensitive research

A student researcher examines rice plant in a plant growth chamberA student researcher examines rice plant in a plant growth chamber

Producing high-quality compost at the compost facility managed by Farm Services

The windrow turner is turning compost at Cornell's compost facilityThe windrow turner is turning compost at Cornell's compost facility

Sharing research results with farmers and growers at Musgrave Research Farm

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Improving people's lives

The Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station (Cornell AES) – an integral part of three colleges – advances research on food and agriculture systems, the environment, applied economics, and community and individual development. By doing so, Cornell AES improves people’s lives and contributes towards Cornell’s Land Grant mission of discovery, engagement, and advancement of learning.

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