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Programs & Partners

The following partners and programs support the mission of the station:

GrapesCornell Lake Erie Research and Extension Laboratory (CLEREL)

The Lake Erie Regional Grape Program consists of extension educators and research faculty/staff from Cornell and Penn State University devoted to projects that impact yields, product quality, diversity and improvement of cultivars, efficiency of production, profitability and adoption of environmentally sound cultural and pest management strategies in the Lake Erie region of New York and Pennsylvania.


Pilot PlantFruit and Vegetable Processing Pilot Plant

A 10,000 square foot facility on the Geneva, New York, campus devoted to the preservation and processing of fruits and vegetables. Includes an extensive equipment inventory and full utilities.


ApplesHudson Valley Research Laboratory​

Located in the heart of the Hudson Valley growing region, the Hudson Valley Research Laboratory in Highland, New York, is a critical resource for this major production area for pome fruits and vegetables in Ulster County.


HPP ProcessorInstitute for Food Safety at Cornell University

The Institute for Food Safety at Cornell University (IFS@CU) takes a comprehensive approach to providing training and conducting applied research to support the food industry, from farm to fork, in reducing foodborne illness risks.


NECFEThe Cornell Food Venture Center (CFVC)

The Cornell Food Venture Center's purpose is to provide comprehensive assistance to beginning and established food entrepreneurs, thus promoting sustainable economic development of rural communities.


Wine analysis New York State Wine Analytical Laboratory

The New York State Wine Analytical Laboratory offers over 25 different chemical, microbiological, and sensory analyses at their facility in the Department of Food Science at Cornell’s New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva, New York, for quality assurance, trouble shooting and federal regulatory compliance.


IPMNew York State Integrated Pest Management Program

The New York State Integrated Pest Management Program develops sustainable ways to manage pests and helps growers and homeowners use methods that minimize environmental, health, and economic risks.


Seed LabNew York State Seed Testing Laboratory

By conducting regulatory tests on New York State inspection samples, the New York State Seed Testing Laboratory upholds truth in labeling for the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets.


Technology FarmThe Technology Farm

The mission of The Technology Farm is to provide a campus for research and development in the areas of food and agriculture.  Flexible policies regarding the development and ownership of intellectual property make The Technology Farm exceptionally business-friendly, giving businesses a unique competitive advantage.


PGRUUnited States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service

The mission of the Plant Genetic Resources Unit (PGRU) is to acquire, maintain, characterize, and distribute plant genetic resources of selected fruit and vegetable crops and develop new precocious and productive apple rootstocks resistant to pests, diseases, and environmental stresses.


vinification and brewing​Vinification & Brewing Technology Laboratory

The Cornell Vinification & Brewing Technology Laboratory is a pilot plant dedicated to research and teaching in wine and brewing sciences.