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Cooperative Extension podcast talks turkey

Thanksgiving is fast approaching, and everyone’s talking turkey – including the “Extension Out Loud” podcast from Cornell Cooperative Extension.

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Cornell support for NY farmworkers wins national recognition

Cornell has been honored for collaborations with farmworkers providing research, policy advocacy and outreach support including workshops, legal and tax assistance, and tutoring.

New genomic analysis may lead to improved watermelon

Researchers from the Boyce Thompson Institute have created a resource that could help plant breeders find wild watermelon genes that provide resistance to pests, diseases, drought and other hardships.

Cornell partners in $10M poultry science grant

Cornell is co-leading a $9.95 million, five-year U.S. Department of Agriculture grant that aims to transform nutrition and water use in the poultry industry in order to improve its environmental impact and enhance human health.

Moonbeam adds a big bang of flavor to Galaxy tomatoes

Fresh from Cornell AgriTech, the newest grape tomato – Moonbeam – has joined a constellation of heirloom-style tomatoes in the 2020 High Mowing Organic Seeds catalog Nov. 1.

Grow-NY finalists put down roots in NYS food and ag economy

Finalists in Grow-NY, a business competition for innovative food and agriculture startups, are fanning out through upstate New York to meet with potential business partners as they vie for $3 million in prizes.

CCE podcast profiles Cornell Farms Ops’ work with veterans

In a special Veterans Day episode of CCE’s “Extension Out Loud” podcast, hosts Katie Baildon and Paul Treadwell speak with project coordinator Dean Koyanagi ‘90 on the scope of the Farm Ops project across New York state.

Fresh produce earns ‘halo effect’ under new GMO-labeling laws

Consumers were more willing to buy unlabeled produce after being shown food tagged as “genetically modified” in a new Cornell study that comes two months before a new federal food-labeling law goes into effect.

Digital agriculture workshop highlights radical collaborations

The third annual Cornell Digital Agriculture workshop, Oct. 30 in the Statler Hotel, will bring together stakeholders across disciplines to solve the biggest problems in agriculture and food systems.