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Cornell projects support Concord grape growers in New York

Cornell grape experts and food scientists are stepping up to give Concord growers new opportunities for their products and to diversify vineyard operations in New York

Grabanzos: chocolate covered goodness

A team of food science graduate students is refining their main product – Grabanzos, a chickpea snack covered in chocolate.

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Landscapes surrounding farms affect insect pests, crop yields, study finds

Landscapes that surround agricultural lands strongly influence the dynamics of beneficial insects as well as insect pests on farms, which in turn affect crop yields, a new study finds. 

Researchers weigh the tradeoffs of antimicrobial policies in dairy production

A new study shows the cost of forgoing antibiotics on dairy farms would average out to $61 per cow annually and is studying the impact such a decision would have.

Food scientist works to improve nutrition, understand gut disease

Alireza Abbaspourrad is studying a “gut-on-a-chip” to learn how food is absorbed and how gastrointestinal diseases work.

Coloring that can’t be beet: New food process replaces synthetic dyes

Cornell food scientists have discovered a way to process natural beet juice so that it maintains its bright red color and will allow food manufacturers to use it in place of synthetic dyes.

Algae-forestry, bioenergy mix may help make CO2 vanish from thin air

Scientists from Cornell, Duke and the University of Hawaii have an idea that could provide power and food protein to large regions of the world – and remove carbon dioxide from Earth’s atmosphere.

Alcohol from dairy waste may be headed to tap near you

Acid whey fermented and brewed like beer could soon be on tap, turning dairy waste into a flavorful drink with an alcoholic kick.

Atkinson Center postdoc fellows address global needs

Cornell’s Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future is welcoming five new postdoctoral fellows to campus to translate Cornell research into sustainable solutions.