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Turning maple syrup forests into bird-friendly habitat

The Cornell Lab of Ornithology is partnering with the Cornell Maple Program to help New York forests that produce maple syrup meet their full potential as bird habitat, sweetening the deal for both maple producers and birds.

Study to help heat-stressed dairy cows weather increasing temperatures

A Cornell project aims to identify a nutrition-based solution that improves dairy cows’ ability to adapt to extreme heat.

Cooperative Extension podcast talks farming in NYC

In Episode 4 of this season’s CCE “Extension Out Loud” podcast series, urban agriculture specialists Yolanda Gonzalez and Sam Anderson talk about their work with growers in New York City.

Barrett: Food security is ‘challenge of the century’

Cornell professor Chris Barrett gave the 15th annual George McGovern Lecture April 4 at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Rome.

Course will challenge students’ perceptions of food systems

A new course to be offered in the fall in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Just Food: Exploring the Modern Food System, will deliver insights into both domestic and international food systems.

CCE sows seeds to grow urban agriculture

Specialists from Cornell Cooperative Extension are helping urban farmers from Buffalo to New York City make the most of confined spaces and unique growing conditions.

CCE podcast taps the sweet innovation of NYS maple

Cornell Cooperative Extension Lewis County Executive Director Michele Ledoux joins the “Extension Out Loud” podcast for an episode on all things maple.

Ascribe Bioscience receives NSF small-business grant

Ascribe Bioscience has become the first company based on technology developed at the Boyce Thompson Institute to receive a National Science Foundation Small Business Innovation Research grant.

LeafByte app measures damage from chomping insects

A free, open-source mobile app now lets everyone from plant researchers to gardeners and farmers know exactly how much damage insect pests cause when they chomp on leaves.