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Organic is one of the most dynamic and fast-growing segments of the U.S. agricultural market and is an increasingly important engine of growth for New York's farmers, large and small. Cornell supports organic agriculture and dairy through numerous research and extension activities.

The information on this website is a valuable resource for farmers and gardeners, agricultural educators, governmental agency representatives, university faculty and extension educators, and all others interested in organic production systems.

Visit the producers and gardeners resources pages for specific production strategies for everything from squash to seed corn.

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Organic Apple Grower Survey

Apr 11, 2019

A survey is being conducted by a multi-institutional research and extension team from Cornell University, The Rodale Institute, and the University of Vermont. The purpose of the survey is to identify disease challenges to organic apple production in Eastern US. We will use the data for developing a USDA research and outreach proposal. Your responses will remain anonymous and you will not be identified by name or operation in any of our publications or presentations.

Please complete the short survey if you are growing apples organically. (Read More link will take you to the survey.) Read more