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About the Vegetable Crops PWT

The Vegetable Crops Program Work Team coordinates activities at Cornell that support extension on vegetable crops. These pages describe team members, our strategic efforts, and our ability to respond to emerging issues.

Snap bean field

A proud Cornell tradition

Cornell has been a pre-eminent source of new knowledge and practical guidance about vegetable production since I. P. Roberts first took on the agriculture program at Cornell in 1874. The Vegetable Crops PWT maintains our place at the forefront of translating knowledge to practical application through comprehensive strengths, including cultural practices, variety selection, nutrition, soils and pest management. The applied science and extension is supported by mission-oriented fundamental research on crop biology and genetics, breeding, pest biology, pesticide science and agro-ecosystem function.

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