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A tour of a Cornell greenhouse

Cornell group explores future of indoor farming

Nov 21, 2017

The Cornell CEA Advisory Council recently hosted on campus more than 80 entrepreneurs and stakeholders from across the Northeast to discuss the state of the indoor farming industry, urban agriculture, supermarket trends and new technology.

Lettuce in a greenhouse

Lighting the way for future urban farming

Oct 12, 2017

Cornell CALS is leading a project to study ways to grow crops in controlled environments – in greenhouses, plant factories and in vertical farms in and near urban areas.


Branching out to chat cider

Oct 5, 2017

In between music acts at the 35th Ithaca Apple Harvest Festival, four scientists explained the core of making apples to the Ithaca Commons Pavilion crowd Oct. 1.


Cornell Projects to Cultivate the Digital Agriculture Landscape

Aug 23, 2017

Research investment from the Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station (CUAES) will fund six proposals over three years focused on developing computational and informational technologies to create more profitable, efficient and sustainable agricultural practices.

Titan arum

Huge Stinky Corpse Plant to Bloom – Outdoors

Jul 26, 2017

Carolus, one of Cornell's Titan arums, has broken dormancy and is preparing to bloom this summer in Minns Garden. It's believed to be the first time a Titan arum has bloomed outside in a temperate region.


New Consortium to Reduce Greenhouse Energy Use

Jun 5, 2017

The Greenhouse Lighting and Systems Engineering (GLASE) consortium is advancing LED light engineering, plant photobiology, carbon dioxide enrichment and systems control to create intelligent systems that can dramatically reduce the energy cost and carbon footprint of horticultural lighting.

wine and grapes

Cornell Professor Recognized for Grape, Wine Research

Mar 14, 2017

Justine Vanden Heuvel, associate professor of enology and viticulture in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, earned this year’s research award from the New York Wine and Grape Foundation.