A Cornell-led study supported by the Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future shows that biochar has great potential as a fertilizer because of its ability to soak up nitrogen, and its method for doing so.
Mark Whitmore, extension associate in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, briefed congressional staffers on an invasive species threatening hemlock trees and ways to combat it.
Tom Cade, Cornell emeritus professor of zoology, who as an environmental champion worked tirelessly and successfully to save peregrine falcons from extinction, died Feb. 6 in Boise, Idaho. He was 91.
New York State Sen. Catharine Young, R-57th Dist., has been named director of the New York State Center of Excellence for Food and Agriculture at Cornell AgriTech.
The Cornell-led New York Soil Health Initiative has just released its Soil Health Roadmap, which identifies ways farmers and land managers can adopt better soil health practices.
Researchers at the Boyce Thompson Institute have discovered the mechanism behind the symbiotic relationship between plants and fungi, which could lead to reduced fertilizer use.
As climate change threatens coastal areas, experts from the New York Sea Grant program are involved in a project to protect the state’s shorelines and the people who live near them.
Climate change expert Natalie Mahowald will deliver the keynote address on removing atmospheric carbon at the 2019 Polson Institute Future of Development symposium.
The Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future is welcoming five new postdoctoral fellows, who will study global food systems, health and energy transitions.