For their work addressing causes and consequences of demographic change in rural America, a team of Cornell sociologists and other rural scholars have earned the Excellence in Multistate Research Award.
Innovative plant breeders at Cornell’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences are creating new fruits and vegetables that wow consumers, have longer growing seasons and are more resistant to diseases, insects and weather.
The second Grow-NY food and agriculture business competition is going on as planned, with new safety practices in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, organizers and state officials said May 14 during a virtual briefing.
A week before Cornell's campus shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic, members of an engineering student group converted a diesel tractor from the Cornell AES fleet into a clean, green farming machine.
Teddy Matel ’22, a plant sciences major, has been a farmer at Dilmun Hill Student Farm for a year and a half. In my first minute on the farm, I have already been introduced to a new fruit — and, apparently, a new way of making ice cream.
On Oct. 29, CALS celebrated the 16th annual Research & Extension Awards and the 10th annual Core Value Staff Awards. These awards recognize the notable and wide-ranging accomplishments of CALS faculty and staff, who always go above and beyond in their contributions to the college.
Student co-manager Christian Kanlian '20 said that his experience at Dilmun Hill has inspired him to pursue a career in either agriculture policy regulation or sustainable food distribution after graduation.
At Musgrave Research Farm researchers are upping the agriculture game by evaluating plant health from the day the plants come out of the ground. A massive drone and a rover are collecting data, and saving money and a whole lot of time.
Cornell and the Atkinson Center helped organize a workshop, “Helping NYS address its climate goals through thermochemical conversion,” on July 16 to develop opportunities for New York to meet its climate goals.
Michael Davis, farm manager for the Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station, Willsboro, has spent years researching the commercial viability of growing and selling Juneberries, Honeyberries and Aronia berries in Northern New York.
Cornell and University of Illinois researchers have engineered plants capable of making proteins not native to the plant itself, which opens the door for cheaply making proteins for industrial and medical uses.
When six New York State distilleries decided to establish a unique whiskey style for the region, they relied on the Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cornell AgriTech to coax the heirloom rye seeds into fruition.